Appetizers

Appetizers for every get together from Baby Showers to Football Games and Tailgating, There are quesos, dips, wraps, quesadillas and more

Honey, Walnut, and Bacon Topped Baked Brie

Honey Walnut Bacon topped Brie ready to go into the oven

I’m all about delicious, and easy foods – and this baked brie topped with walnuts, bacon, and honey is extremely easy to make and super delicious, too!  Thank you Fisher Nuts for sponsoring this scrumptious appetizer! Have you ever had baked brie?  It’s rich and creamy, and lends itself to a number of toppings and… 

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Guacamole Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Jalapenos

guacamole stuffed bacon wrapped jalapenos

You read that right. Guacamole Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Jalapenos! Whenever we grill, whether it’s for a few people, a huge crowd, for a football game, a birthday party, or just because; we make cream cheese stuffed grilled jalapenos.  We’ve been making them since Moby Dick was a minnow – I’m talking 17 years or more. … 

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Mango, Avocado, Strawberry, Habanero Salsa

Mango, Strawberry, Avocado, Habanero Salsa | A Southern Fairytale

I remember the first time I made fruit salsa – it was Recipe Girl’s Strawberry Avocado Salsa from her cookbook:The Recipe Girl Cookbook: Dishing Out the Best Recipes for Entertaining and Every Day My mom raised her eyebrows in suspicion, my neighbors raised their eyebrows in doubt, and then everyone tried it and fell head… 

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How to Make The Best Damn Guacamole Ever

molcajete guacamole | A Southern Fairytale

It’s no secret that guacamole is one of my favorite foods.  I’m constantly checking in at Mexican restaurants, tweeting and instagramming with the #guactribe hashtag, and devouring guacamole by the bowl-ful. Some of my favorite memories, biggest belly laughs, deepest soul baring conversations, and silliest moments have happened over a dish of guacamole. So when… 

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Honey Chipotle Glazed Spiced Almonds

Honey Chipotle Spiced Almonds

I have a confession to make, y’all. I’m completely obsessed with these Honey Chipotle Spiced almonds. I have serious love for honey-chipotle anything, and when added to these almonds… oh. my. word. I made several variations of these, playing with the heat level, the honey, the spices, and the version that I’m sharing with y’all… 

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Pink Grapefruit Guacamole

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I want to thank California Avocados for sponsoring this post, and helping me to share my passion for avocados and delicious food with y’all. It’s no secret that I have a major love for guacamole.  We even have a #guactribe hashtag on twitter

Spicy Pulled Pork Baked Taquitos with Cool Avocado Cream Dipping Sauce

Baked Pork Taquitos with Cilantro Avocado Dipping Sauce

Today’s post is part of my partnership with the California Avocado commission.     I want to talk about spicy pulled slow cooker pork wrapped up in tortillas and baked until crisp, then dipped in creamy, somewhat zingy, avocado dipping sauce. Let’s talk about easy, delicious, and perfect for your Cinco de Mayo fiesta! One… 

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Strawberry Avocado Salsa

Strawberry Avocado Salsa RG3

{God bless each and every one of you who is dealing with Taxes today} Today is the release of my wonderfully talented friend Lori’s new cookbook: The Recipe Girl Cookbook!!   I feel like throwing streamers and confetti and showering Lori’s world with glitter and yumminess and mimosas. However, Lori lives a bit far away… 

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