Appetizers/Sides

Many of our appetizers and sides could be interchanged. For example, cheddar biscuits are a perfect appetizer or side for any seafood meal. Because of this common crossover, you’ll find both here. Appetizers are usually great when you have a crowd since they are quick to make and easy to eat. And, of course, sides can help complete a meal.

Fried mozzarella cakes with one broken open to show the cheese on a white plate next to a white bowl of marinara sauce with a brown towel in the background all on a dark wooden surface (with logo overlay)

Fried Mozzarella Cakes

Use fresh mozzarella with a delicious mixture of seasonings and breading to make your own fried mozzarella cakes at home.

Pumpkin puree in a decorated mason jar next to fall decorations on a wooden surface (with logo overlay)

Pumpkin Puree from Scratch

Use any leftover pumpkins you may have to make your own pumpkin puree. It’s perfect for holiday baking and tastes better than canned.

Cheesy Spinach Orzo Pasta Sides in a small white bowl next to a wooden spoon with two more bowls in the background all on a wooden surface (with logo overlay)

Cheesy Spinach Orzo Pasta Sides

Use orzo pasta to make a delicious side dish with spinach and Parmesan cheese that your family will be sure to enjoy with almost any meal.

Cut sliced of cheesy crab roll on a square white plate next to a bowl of tartar sauce and a grey and white napkin on a wooden surface (with logo overlay)

Cheesy Crab Roll Appetizer

Cheesy Crab Roll is a perfect, easy to make appetizer to bring to any gathering. In about 30 minutes you have a hot dish ready to go.

Chili nacho dip in a white bowl with chips in the background on a bamboo board (with logo overlay)

Chili Nacho Dip

Chili Nacho Dip is a great cheesy appetizer that can be easily made in a slow cooker and taken to a potluck party or enjoyed at home.

Garlic hummus in a blue patterned bowl with pita bread on the side (with logo overlay)

Garlic Hummus

Hummus is one of those recipes that can be made in so many ways. I like a good classic garlic hummus with some delicious pita chips.

Roasted Asparagus in an oval bowl with a pat of butter on top (with logo overlay)

Roasted Asparagus

I hate coming up with sides for meals. But this roasted asparagus is so quick and easy that it has become my go-to side for many meals.

Homemade potato salad in a blue bowl next to a blue towel and wooden spoon (with logo overlay)

Classic Potato Salad

Classic potato salad should only include just a few ingredients: eggs, potatoes, miracle whip. This is so easy to make and great for BBQs.

Coleslaw in a square white bowl on a white and grey marbled background (with logo overlay)

Simple Classic Coleslaw Recipe

Coleslaw is a traditional side with almost any Southern meal or BBQ. Make this simple and classic recipe at home to enjoy anytime.

Banana BreadBanana Bread covered with oats on a slate serving plate next to a brown towel and a bread knife on a wooden surface (with logo overlay)

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