Portillo’s Chopped Salad

Portillo’s Chopped Salad! A copycat recipe of the delicious salad served at Portillo’s restaurants. Have you ever been to Portillo’s? Well, if you haven’t, let me introduce you. Portillo’s is a famous Chicago area fast food restaurant that’s been feeding and making people happy since 1963. They serve hot dogs, burgers, sandwiches, and of course, … Continue reading

Cheesy Baked Tomatoes

Cheesy Baked Tomatoes! The perfect summer side dish.   These tomatoes are amazingly delicious! Quick and easy to make, they’re the perfect side dish for just about any meal. Or, do you need a quick appetizer or first course, these tomatoes are your answer, my friend   If you’re cutting calories, and let’s face it, at this … Continue reading

Goat Cheese with Olives, Lemon, and Thyme

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Do you have a go-to, crazy delicious, super easy appetizer recipe in your arsenal? Well, if you answered no to that question, then I’m happy to tell you, now you do!  If you answered yes to the question, heres another one that I bet you’re really going to love.  How about a recipe originally shared … Continue reading

Classic Deviled Eggs

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This is our family recipe for Classic Deviled Eggs.  I can still remember my grandma bring plates of these and big bowls of potato salad to every family gathering!  The deviled eggs never made it to dinner time because the whole family would descend on the plate and absolutely devour them.  I think my Grandma … Continue reading

Curried Shrimp in Crispy Wonton Cups

Curried Shrimp in Crisp Wonton Cups
Here’s a recipe for a delicious little finger food. Crisp and crunchy wonton cups filled with a yummy curried shrimp salad then topped with a sweet dollop of chutney and a sprinkle of toasted coconut. All in one easy to handle neat bite! This is what I call a party perfect little appetizer. No spoons … Continue reading

Honey Roasted Tomato Bruschetta

Honey Roasted Tomato Bruschetta
[donotprint] This is one of my favorite summer recipes.  It’s been one that’s evolved over time and one that I make all summer, every summer!  The amazing Honey Roasted Tomatoes comes from a recipe a good friend of mine named Craig gave me.  Every time our families get together these are always on the menu! … Continue reading

Great Greek Opa Dip

Great Greek Opa Dip
This is my new favorite summer appetizer! It’s soooo fresh and delicious and unlike so many other appetizers I love to eat, it’s actually good for you!  There’s a layer of homemade or store bought Hummus then a yummy finely chopped Greek Salad.  It’s great served with any type of cracker but I like it … Continue reading