Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs - How to cook eggs in an instant pot
Appetizers, Breakfast, Food + Drink, Side Dishes, Snacks

Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs

Instant Pot Hard Boiled Eggs: So quick, easy and it made the shells peel easy! See how long to cook the eggs, and how well they turn out in my quick Instant Pot review video for hard boiled eggs! Instant Pot® Hard Boiled Eggs If you watched the unboxing video of my Instant Pot®, and my first run at using it by cooking chicken breasts, then you know I fell in love with the thing immediately.  (See that video here.) With so many of you commenting and messaging me, telling me how I need to try making hard boiled eggs in this...

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The BEST Bruschetta Recipe, EVER. It's a quick & easy appetizer that's PERFECT for a party!
Appetizers, Food + Drink, Side Dishes

Easy Bruschetta Recipe – The BEST + So Addicting

Easy Bruschetta Recipe - The BEST + So Addicting: Whether you're serving this on a slice of bread, or on top of chicken, you'll find this one of the best bruschetta recipes there is! I have a "go-to" appetizer when I'm having guests over, and you're lookin' at it. Easy Bruschetta Recipe Bruschetta is one of the quickest & easiest appetizers to throw together, when we are having people over, and if you're having people over, don't forget to download my free party planning checklist, to make sure you don't forget the most important things! Whether a small dinner party, or a large...

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Easy Fried Mushrooms Recipe - Sliced, battered and so easy!
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Easy Fried Mushrooms Recipe

Easy Fried Mushrooms Recipe: Whether in a pan or deep fried, these sliced mushrooms are quick and easy to make as an appetizer or side dish! Easy Fried Mushrooms Recipe I truly don't know what I'd do without my parents. I know, I know, this post is about a fried mushroom recipe, but a gal has to praise her parents every chance she gets when they're as good as mine. When I'm having a bad day or celebrating a special occasion, I usually get the phone call, What are you doing tomorrow night? I've known them long enough that I know it means they...

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Easy Pico De Gallo Recipe - SOOOO so good with the lime juice and cilantro
Appetizers, Food + Drink, Side Dishes

Easy Pico De Gallo Recipe

Easy Pico De Gallo Recipe: Doing this one simple step during the process will MAKE this your favorite homemade pico recipe!  Easy Pico De Gallo Recipe My girlfriend Kate came over the other day, and we had cooking on the agenda to create some recipes for the Slightly Homemade Dinners cookbook.  A Catalina Taco Salad (yes, yum... right?) was on the list, and we needed some pico for garnish. I looked at her and said, Does our grocery store even have fresh pico? She followed with, No, but we can totally make our own... really easy. So we rolled with it, and I'm SO thankful that...

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guacamole recipe
Appetizers, Food + Drink, Side Dishes

Guacamole Recipe: Easy, Simple and the BEST!

Guacamole Recipe: Simple, Easy and Authentic - This authentic homemade guacamole recipe is the BEST and tops all guacamole recipes! I am confident that this is the BEST Guacamole recipe you'll make. At least in my house it's the best... (and with over 100,000 pins on Pinterest, I'd say it's a favorite of others too!) Guacamole Recipe: Easy, Simple and the BEST! I can't tell you how in the world I came up with this recipe, but somehow it "worked." My husband and I love to experiment in the kitchen on Sundays with new recipes, (especially when he makes our FAVORITE Beef Tenderloin Recipe)...

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The BEST Bruschetta Recipe, EVER. It's a quick & easy appetizer that's PERFECT for a party!
Appetizers, Food + Drink, Snacks

Easy Appetizers – For a Party or For Snacking!

Easy Appetizers For a Party or For Snacking - A collection of slightly homemade appetizer recipes that are simple to whip up for guests or just for snacking! Easy Appetizers - For a Party or For Snacking Before any of my parties, I find myself thinking Ok, now that I know what the theme is... what in the heck am I going to make? Most of the time, I LOVE to fix appetizers for a party, more than main dishes. It's easier for the guests to pick at all evening, and it leaves a ton of variety instead of trying to pick one...

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Taco-Pinwheels are SOO easy to make and serve at parties. Cream cheese, taco seasoning, corn, black beans, RO*TEL...MMM! !Plus they're no-bake/no-cook! Even better!
Appetizers, Food + Drink, Review

Easy Party Appetizer: Taco-Pinwheels

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Conagra Brands. All opinions are mine alone. #31DaysWithRotel #CollectiveBias Easy Party Appetizer: Cream Cheese, RO*TEL, Black Beans, Corn, & Spices, all wrapped up in a tortilla make a delicious no-bake, no-cook recipe for a party! Easy Party Appetizer: Taco Pinwheels It has been a month of “fiesta,” flavor around here lately, and I’m sharing the last recipe with you that we made for our Sweet Confetti Fiesta Party a few weeks ago! These Taco Pinwheels are a FAVORITE type of recipe around here. No bake, no look, and quick & easy! Looking for...

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How to Make Homemade Popcorn in the Microwave in a brown paper bag. Without oil!
Appetizers, Food + Drink, Snacks

How to Make Homemade Popcorn in the Microwave

How to Make Homemade Popcorn in the Microwave: A quick and easy way to pop microwave popcorn, without oil, in a brown bag, and it's ready in minutes! Homemade microwave popcorn has become a nightly staple in our household.  It all started when we were visiting with some friends and I had mentioned to them how I hated how the store-bought microwavable popcorn has nasty chemicals in it.  They then told us how they microwave their own popcorn in a brown paper bag, and that they love it. "Whoa, does that really work?  No oil, no nothing?" "Nope!" How to Make Homemade Popcorn in...

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Cheesy Chicken Empanadas
Appetizers, Food + Drink

RO*TEL Chicken Empanadas

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Conagra Brands. All opinions are mine alone. #31DaysWithRotel #CollectiveBias RO*TEL Chicken Empanadas: A delicious blend of chicken, RO*TEL, sour cream, cheese and spices inside of small pastries, that will make your tastebuds jump for joy!  RO*TEL Chicken Empanadas It's the month of May and you know what THAT means! It's fiesta TIME around here. When I shared the Sweet Confetti Fiesta party with you a couple of weeks ago, I mentioned that I'd share ALL of the recipes that we filled the table with. So today, I'm sharing the RO*TEL Chicken Empanadas recipe...

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Buffalo Blue Cheese Bacon Dip- Easy dip recipe for a party, or to serve alongside french fries, chips, or a steak!
Appetizers, Food + Drink

Buffalo Bacon Blue Cheese Dip

Easy Dip Recipe for a Party: Buffalo Bacon Blue Cheese Dip - A quick and easy, no bake, cold or warm dip that's EXCELLENT for a party, to serve alongside chips, french fries, or a steak!  Buffalo Bacon Blue Cheese Dip When making the Baked Fiesta Ranch Potato Wedges the other day, we got the hankering (yes, we say that in the midwest) for a tasty little dip to go with it.  But as you know, if it's coming from my kitchen, it better be easy, and slightly homemade. So when our minds got to brainstorming about a dip with a kick,...

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Easy Potato Appetizer for Parties
Appetizers, Food + Drink, Review

Easy Potato Trifle Appetizer for Parties

Easy Potato Trifle Appetizer for Parties: A quick and fun appetizer idea for a party, that can be easily created and made to look incredibly classy! Easy Potato Appetizer for Parties No matter the party theme, I'm a sucker for making small/bite-size appetizers for our guests.  They seem to be easier for the guests to grab and go, and less fuss over making a plate. If you're planning a game day party, these easy potato trifle appetizers need to be on your menu! Especially if your crowd will...

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Strawberry Jalapeno Bruschetta: A quick & easy appetizer to serve for unexpected guests, or a classy dinner party!
Appetizers, Food + Drink

Strawberry Jalapeno Bruschetta

Strawberry Jalapeno Bruschetta: A quick and easy appetizer to whip up for last minute guests, or to serve for an elegant cocktail party! Jalapeno jellies have been all the rage around our house lately, and I've been looking for new and creative ways to incorporate them in to snack-size treats and appetizers. My mom made KILLER jalapeno jelly the other day, but we ate most of it within the day. So on the hunt at the grocery store I went to find a jalapeno jelly to restock our refrigerator. I was tickled to see that they had multiple flavors, and fell...

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How to Make a Cheese Plate Appetizer: Ideas, presentation and display can be easy with a little trial and error! fantabulosity.com
Appetizers, Entertaining, Food + Drink, Review

How to Make a Cheese Board

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BoursinCheese #CollectiveBias How to Make a Cheese Board: Ideas, presentation and display.  It's all about trial and error, moving and adjusting, to make this easy appetizer something to be proud of. On party day, or if hosting in our home for a holiday, my menu is ALWAYS something that can be quickly created, so I can allot for time to decorate, and prepare for the guests.  I'm not the type that likes to stand in front of the oven all day.  So I always keep...

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Easy Homemade Chips and Salsa
Appetizers, Food + Drink, Side Dishes

Easy Homemade Chips and Salsa

This Easy Homemade Chips and Salsa recipe, is so quick to whip up for a side dish with your dinner, or as an appetizer for the next time you host a party with "fiesta," flair. There are so many reasons why I love heading to Mexico, for a beach vacation. See our recent Mexico vacations: "Hola Relaxation": El Dorado Casitas June 2015 Surprise 30th Birthday Party for my Husband: Excellence Resort March 2014 But one of the reasons I love those Mexico vacations so much, is because of the ENDLESS amounts of fresh salsa and guacamole at my fingertips. But... as we all know, it gets pretty...

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OMG!!! Creamy Reuben Sandwich Dip. This is the perfect appetizer for super bowl, or any party. https://fantabulosity.com
Appetizers, Food + Drink

Creamy Reuben Sandwich Dip with Crusty Rye Bread

Well now... how about a Creamy Reuben Sandwich Dip, to get your mouth a waterin'? ;) I've been with my husband for 17 years.  Just 4 months ago, we were sitting down for date night, at a city pub, and he said, Man... if they have a reuben sandwich, that's what I'm getting.  That's my signature sandwich. Me: "What?!" I didn't know that. Oh yeah, I HAVE to get it if I see it on a menu. For goodness sakes.  I've been with the man for over half of my life, and I didn't even know that about him.  So when this Creamy Reuben...

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Ahhh! Yum!! These look AH-MAZING and EASY! Chicken Bacon Rance Crescent Bites
Appetizers, Food + Drink

Chicken Bacon Ranch Crescent Bites

I'm always on the hunt for an easy appetizer idea.  Mainly because I have too many things to do, and I don't have hours to spend in the kitchen.  Chicken Bacon Ranch Crescent Bites, are now a new go-to favorite to make, when needing an appetizer to take to a party, or to serve at your own cocktail party. Heck, or even whip them up & serve them as a side dish for a weeknight family dinner.  Main dish?  You bet... they have chicken in them, and that classifies as a main dish in my house. Easy Appetizer: Chicken Bacon Ranch...

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YUM!!! Spicy Ranch Seasoned Crackers Recipe: Party Crackers
Appetizers, Food + Drink

Savory Spicy Ranch Seasoned Crackers Recipe

My aunts Savory Spicy Ranch Seasoned Crackers Recipe: "Party Crackers" recipe, has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ShareTheHoliday #CollectiveBias Talk about ADDICTING.  If you want to make a party snack, for an upcoming shindig you're hosting, or going to... look NO further. I've decided to call these little gems, "Party Crackers," because even if I'm not serving them at a party, or sitting on the couch & eating them, well... it's a party in my mouth. ;)  They can also be referred to as Spicy Ranch Seasoned Crackers, which may tell you a...

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An easy mussels recipe! Steamed with citrus, garlic, butter, OMG yum!
Appetizers, Food + Drink, Main Dishes

Mussels Recipe: Mediterranean Style

If I see mussels on a menu, you better BET you'll hear me order them... There's just something about that "fancy," little dish, that makes my heart go pitter-pat. But in my ignorance, I thought they were probably super hard to make at home.  I.Was.Crazy. These are quite possibly one of the easiest things I could make, to really WOW my guests, hubby, or heck... myself. ;) Mussels Recipe: Mediterranean Style Full recipe below... ••• Don't forget to check out my other quick and easy recipes: Fantabulosity Recipes Mussels Recipe: Mediterranean Style Put together this fancy seafood dish in less than 30 minutes. Fresh mussels...

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YUM!!! Southwestern Egg Rolls Recipe with Spicy Ranch Dipping Sauce.
Appetizers, Food + Drink

Southwestern Egg Rolls

I love to eat. I keep staring at these Southwestern Egg Rolls, and my stomach is literally about to eat itself. If you're here for the first time, come drool over all of the other delicious recipes I've shared: Fantabulosity Recipes Now on to this little heavenly recipe. Southwestern Egg Rolls & a Spicy Ranch Dipping Sauce A little of what you'll need, and a step-by-step process of what it will look like. Full recipe below: Have you downloaded my FREE grocery shopping list yet?  If not, head over and subscribe to the Fantabulosity Newsletter & you'll get it right in your inbox... along with a few of...

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Sweet or Salty Pumpkin Seed Recipe! Roasting Pumpkin Seeds can be a fun activity for the kids too! https://fantabulosity.com
Appetizers, Food + Drink, Halloween, Holiday, Thanksgiving

Sweet & Salty: Pumpkin Seed Recipe

I had never had any interest in roasting pumpkin seeds, until my youngest came along and literally eats anything & everything "crunchy." Combine it with a fun activity to do with the kiddos?  Golden. Pumpkin Seed Recipe I adore this recipe, because you can make it salty or sweet; depending on the mood you're in!  If it were just for me?? I'd probably put a little chili powder on them, to give them a little "kick." But if kiddos are partaking in the snacking, boiling them in sugar instead of salt, and topping with cinnamon and/or brown sugar, may be more up their...

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