Mini Pimento Cheese Bacon Bites

Mini Bratwurst & Sauerkraut Balls

Herbed Ricotta Bruschettas

Fire Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

Mini Pimento Cheese Bacon Bites

Ingredients 1 cup Pimento cheese, homemade or store-bought 2 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled Frozen mini phyllo cups, 15 count…

Mini Bratwurst & Sauerkraut Balls

Ingredients 1½ pounds pork bratwursts, ground ham, or corned beef (or mixture) 2 pounds sauerkraut, squeezed and drained 1 teaspoon…

Herbed Ricotta Bruschettas

Ingredients 2 cups ricotta, store-bought or homemade (recipe here) 4 tablespoons minced scallions, white and green parts 2 tablespoons minced fresh…

Chunky Guacamole

Ingredients 2-3 ripe avacados ¼ cup quartered grape or cherry tomatoes ¼ cup yellow onion ½ of 1 jalapeño and 1 serrano pepper, seeds removed and finely chopped Coarsely chopped cilantro, to taste (I like about a teaspoon and a half) 1 clove minced garlic Juice of two limes Splash of lemon juice ¼ teaspoon each cumin and cayenne…

Chipotle Deviled Eggs with Bacon and Bleu Cheese

Ingredients 6 hard-boiled eggs ¼ cup mayonnaise 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar 1 teaspoon canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, chopped 1-2 teaspoons adobo sauce from can (add more to reach desired taste) ¼ teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon lemon juice Salt and pepper, to taste 1 slice bacon, roughly chopped Smoked paprika for garnish Crumbled gorgonzola…

Caramel Apple Crunch Dip

Ingredients 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 1/2 jar caramel sauce 1 (11 ounce) bag Heath bits 6 Gala or Fiji apples, cored and sliced Directions Spread cream cheese out thinly on serving platter.  Refrigerate for 1 hour before continuing. Once cream cheese is no longer soft, pour about half the jar of caramel sauce…

Caprese Salad

Ingredients 1 large beefsteak tomato, sliced thick and quartered 1 log fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced thick and halved or quarted  Fresh torn basil  Ground pepper, salt, and Italian seasonings to taste Extra virgin olive oil Balsamic vinegar Directions Layer slices of tomatoes and mozzarella on a shallow plate, adding a piece of torn basil leaf…

Velveeta Sausage English Muffins

Ingredients 1 pound ground sausage 1 package Velveeta cheese 1-2 packages Thomas’ English Muffins Directions Brown sausage on the stovetop over medium heat until no longer pink. Drain grease and return the pan to the stove, reducing the heat to medium low. Add cheese to pan and cook slowly until melted. Scoop mixture onto toasted…

Pumpkin Scones

Ingredients Scones: ½ cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon ground ginger ½ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon kosher salt ¼ teaspoon ground cloves ¼ teaspoon baking soda 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for surface ¾ cup (1½ sticks) chilled unsalted butter ½ cup chopped fresh (or frozen,…