Dinner Party Appetizers

Tons of scrumptious Dinner Party Appetizers are at your fingertips. From make ahead appetizers to easy holiday appetizers to crockpot appetizer recipes to easy cold appetizer recipes...there is something perfect for your party!

Bacon Guacamole

Bacon Guacamole....it's the best dang guacamole on the planet....because it's got bacon in it!

Bacon Guacamole….it’s the best dang guacamole on the planet….because it’s got bacon in it! There are no words to describe the pure awesomeness of this guacamole!  It is some of my best work…Hubbyman agreed!  The saltiness of the bacon goes perfectly with the lime.  Plus it gives a little bite to the creamy guacamole.  I veared away […]

25 No Fail Bacon Meal Solutions

25 No Fail Bacon Meal Solutions & Recipes

Bacon isn’t for breakfast anymore!  I love using it in desserts, drinks, and supper.  Think beyond a traditional BLT for a bacon-inspired supper with these 25 No Fail Bacon Meal Solutions. I’ve partnered with Wright® Brand Bacon again today to share these easy and delicious meal solutions using bacon.  Bacon doesn’t have to break the budget…I’ve always […]

Individual Layered Dips

individual layered dips...perfect for parties!

Easy entertaining calls for an easy appetizer like these healthy Individual Layered Dips.  They are very versatile and the hit of every party! No need to worry about those pesky double dipping friends that come over to your house!  Make these delicious and healthy individual layered dips for your next party! These individual dips are […]

Pumpkin Hummus

Pumpkin Hummus....perfect for a Fall appetizer

This may be the most perfect Halloween Appetizer ever! I love hummus, I love pumpkin things…so why not combine them into a delicious Pumpkin Hummus? I’ve got pumpkin on my brain and I’m planning for company, so I had to combine a few of my favorite things together to create this amazing dip.  My kids […]

Margarita Lime Baked Chicken Wings


A healthier version of the Buffalo Wild Wings new sauce…these Margarita Lime Baked Chicken Wings will knock your socks off. If you haven’t figured it out by now, my family loves Buffalo Wild Wings and love several of their sauces.  My all-time favorite is the Spicy Garlic sauce…it is to-die-for.  It’s garlicy, tangy, and a […]

Green Chile Guacamole

Green Chile Guacamole #15MinuteSuppers

If you live in the southwest, then you probably look forward to Hatch Chile Season.  If you don’t live in the region then you are totally missing out.  Restaurants and stores all over get their hands on fresh chiles from Hatch, NM and then roast them in their parking lots.  The smell is intoxicating.  We […]

5 Amazing Fry Sauces

5 Amazing Fry Sauces! Which will be your favorite?

In the words of  my cousin, “These are gonna be Ah-Maze-Ing!”  I will dip my fries in just about anything except ketchup.  I’m just not a fan of ketchup, so I’ve become a fan of fancy fry sauces.  At this point in my life, I don’t think I’ve met a fry sauce that I didn’t […]

Mexican Bruschetta

Mexican Bruschetta

Hiya! Christine from Cook the Story here to tell you how I met and fell in love with that crumbly Mexican cheese called queso fresco. There’s also a recipe for Mexican Bruschetta with Queso Fresco down at the bottom. I hope you try it and fall in love with it like I did. So I’m […]

Easy Vegan Vegetable Dip

easy vegan dip 2

Even though I’m not vegan, I’ve had to completely eliminate dairy (and eggs) from my diet.  It’s been a struggle, but I’ve found some really great products along my journey and I’m so happy to fill you in on my new partnership with Tofutti!  My family actually used their products occasionally before the dairy elimination, […]