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Tag: appetizers

Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

Because I had three full bags of baby spinach in the fridge that I needed to use or lose, spinach was the theme of last night’s dinner.  We had a delicious spinach and tortellini soup, more on that another day, and these little mushroom bites. […]

Oven~Baked Refried Bean Dip

Oven~Baked Refried Bean Dip

Hi! Welcome to This Wife Cooks! Today we’re all about snack time!  This warm bean dip is the perfect addition to your Game Day (or any day) snack menu!  So grab a bag of chips and dig in! Another favorite dip option is my Caramelized Onion […]

Savory Stuffed Red Potatoes

Savory Stuffed Red Potatoes

I recently found myself with half a bag of baby red potatoes and no real plans for them.  A few more days and they would go out with the trash.  That seemed wasteful though and I’m trying to make more of an effort to actually […]

Goat Cheese Stuffed Pepper Bites

Goat Cheese Stuffed Pepper Bites

At a recent event with my husband, there were trays of bite size appetizers made up of all sorts of complicated combinations floating around.  The one we both seemed to enjoy most though was the simplest.  A little spicy, a little sweet, a little creamy, […]

Artichoke Stuffed Mushrooms

Artichoke Stuffed Mushrooms

For an appetizer that seems as if it took more time to prepare than it really did….stuffed mushrooms! I made this particular recipe last night to serve with our spaghetti dinner and had to stop myself from continuously eating the filling right out of the […]

Mushroom and Goat Cheese Crostini

Mushroom and Goat Cheese Crostini

On a recent date night, my husband and I enjoyed a fabulous appetizer at a local restaurant.  It was toasted bread, goat cheese, mushrooms – so simple and so tasty!  And, it turns out, super easy to recreate at home! 1 large baguette 7oz. pkg. […]

Baked Artichoke Bites

Baked Artichoke Bites

Last night’s dinner consisted of gnocchi in a tomato basil sauce, topped with mozzarella and served with a side of French bread.  That was pretty good but the appetizer is what really stood out for me.  Sometimes the simplest recipes are the best.  The flavors here […]

Spicy Rosemary Roasted Cashews

Spicy Rosemary Roasted Cashews

Our pre-Thanksgiving feast snacks consisted of a tray of Mediterranean-style marinated olives, an assortment of cheeses, and these yummy cashews.    1lb. whole cashews 2 tsp. dried rosemary 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper 2 tsp. brown sugar 2 tsp. sea salt 1 TBSP butter, melted     […]

Easy Bean and Cheese Taquitos

Easy Bean and Cheese Taquitos

I like to serve these as an appetizer or side to a Mexican dinner, but really, I would be totally happy just eating them all by themselves!  Dip them in some salsa or guacamole….good stuff! 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 can refried […]

Hot Bean Dip

Hot Bean Dip

My husband used to say he wasn’t a fan of bean dips.  That is, until he tried this one: 4 oz. cream cheese, softened 1/2c plain Greek yogurt 1 (16oz.) can refried beans 3 TBSP taco seasoning 3 good shakes of cayenne pepper sauce 1 […]