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Tomato, Watermelon, and Basil Bites

This is such a fabulously simple and refreshing appetizer. It could easily be made on much larger skewers or even as a large salad if you were serving this with a meal. Here's what you'll need... Ingredients (quantities depend on how many you hope to make - I made about 40) One container cherry tomatoes… Continue reading Tomato, Watermelon, and Basil Bites

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Easy Appetizers {Caprese Bites + Grilled Pear Crostini}

Every now and then, you want to make a delicious appetizer. Sometimes, I'm in the mood to do something super complicated or impressive. But other times I just want something easy...and still kind of impressive, of course. But most importantly, I want DELICIOUS. And so does everyone who is going to eat them, right? Last… Continue reading Easy Appetizers {Caprese Bites + Grilled Pear Crostini}

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Crostinis for your Christmas Party

I tend to always make the same treats for every party I host or attend. So when my roommate and I recently threw a little holiday get together, I decided to switch it up. I finally landed on a build-your-own crostini platter. This idea comes from Julia, as so many of my creative ideas do!… Continue reading Crostinis for your Christmas Party

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Tasty Tuesday: Beer Dip

This easy dip, true to Wisconsin culture, is perfect with pretzels for any gathering. You can make it way ahead of time, stick it in the fridge, and forget about it. Wisconsinites and non-Wisconsinites alike can appreciate this cheesy, beery combo... BEER DIP 2 (8oz) pacages cream cheese, softened 1 (1oz) package ranch dressing mix… Continue reading Tasty Tuesday: Beer Dip