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How to Make the Best Bourbon Meatballs ever! ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

How to Make the Best Bourbon Meatballs Ever!

These luscious little Bourbon Meatballs are going to be the hit of your next party ~ people will flock to the meatballs, but they’ll hang around for the sauce!! I have to confess, although these Bourbon Cocktail Meatballs are…

Cheesy Hatch Green Chile Dip is the ultimate Big Game appetizer! | theviewfromgreatisland.com

Cheesy Hatch Green Chile Dip

Cheesy Hatch Green Chile Dip is pretty much the ultimate appetizer for all you chile heads out there who also appreciate the finer points of hot, gooey cheese and the salty crunch of a great tortilla chip. It’s late…

Mahogany Chicken Wings, a fabulous appetizer for the Lunar New Year!

Mahogany Chicken Wings

Mahogany Chicken Wings are just plain irresistible, and the name pretty much tells the whole story — these yummy little guys are glazed to a deep burnished brown and the meat is melt-in-your-mouth tender. Just be sure to make…

Super easy cheesy beer dip

Cheesy Beer Dip with Pretzel Rolls

Cheesy Beer Dip with Pretzel Rolls is a quick and easy game night people pleaser.  I’ve used refrigerated dough to make the pretzel rolls super fast…while they bake you can whisk together the cheese dip and have this hot…

Smokey Onion Dip

This Smokey Onion Dip is patterned after my all time favorite Sweet Vidalia Onion Dip.  When Vidalias aren’t in season, this is my go to.  The smokey flavor of smoked Gouda and Gruyere cheese makes it extra special, and…

Wisconsin style Slow Cooked cider Brats with a wonderful apple onion relish

Slow Cooked Cider Brats with Apple Onion Relish

Slow Cooked Cider Brats with Apple Onion Relish are the real deal ~ Midwestern style brats with a crisp apple onion relish ~ we can’t get enough of them! I’ve got it on good authority that these Slow Cooked…

Sweet Vidalia Onion Strings make the perfect appetizer

Easy Onion Strings

Easy Onion Strings are flash fried ultra thin slices of onion and they are dangerously easy to make! I have an ongoing love affair with onions strings because they’re easy and dependable.  And freaking delicious.  As long as you…

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Cheeseburger Jalapeño Poppers

Cheeseburger Jalapeño Poppers are one of the most satisfying appetizers on the planet!  These healthier baked jalapeño poppers are stuffed with seasoned ground beef, topped with plenty of melty cheese. I have a new favorite appetizer — it’s all…

Mini Grilled Cheese Bites with Tomato Soup Dip

Mini Grilled Cheese Bites with Tomato Soup Dip ~ a fun, adorable, and delicious way to do a soup and sandwich combo lunch! We had this appetizer at a wedding last week and I couldn’t wait to make it…

Sweet Vidalia Onion Dip

Sweet Vidalia Onion Dip

Sweet Vidalia Onion Dip is an easy appetizer that will have everybody begging for the recipe!  It’s perfect for game nights, holiday entertaining, or just a romantic night in. This is an absolutely fabulous crowd pleasing appetizer, I’m telling…

Baked Cheese—the most romantic appetizer ever

Simple Baked Cheese ~ a memorable appetizer that’s as easy as it sounds.  It works equally well for game night and date night! It doesn’t sound like much, but this is one of the great culinary experiences out there. …

Minimal Monday: Portobello Fries with Meyer Lemonnaise

Portobello Fries with Meyer Lemonnaise —big slices of portobello mushrooms lightly coated in a buttermilk batter and fried until crispy ~ then dunked in a tangy lemonnaise! These fried mushrooms are about to rock your world, and they’re ever…

Baked Jalapeno Poppers

Baked Jalapeno Poppers are a healthier version of the decadent fried appetizer ~ these little guys are just as addictive as the originals, without all the guilt! This is a more elegant form of the familiar bar snack.  I’ve…

Beer Battered Mushrooms with Herbed Ranch Dip

These Beer Battered Mushrooms with Herbed Ranch Dip are crispy on the outside, and insanely juicy on the inside…they’re in my top ten appetizers of all time! My husband and I have always lived near water, along one coast…

Coconut Chicken with Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce

Coconut Chicken with Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce ~ this 30-minute family meal is guaranteed to be a huge success.  Serve it as an appetizer, too! Ever since my Almond Joy Bars I’ve had coconut on the brain.  At this…