Ten easy and delicious appetizer recipes that are packable and travel well. They are perfect for all your summer picnics and parties!
Summer is a great time for picnics and get-togethers! We've rounded up some of our favorite easy, delicious, and summery appetizer ideas. These recipes can all be made ahead of time and packed to be enjoyed on the go. They are great for picnics or any other kind of summer outing. We've included some favorites like Herb Marinated Goat Cheese, Sweet and Spicy Almonds, and homemade pepper jellies. There's something for every occasion! Be sure to check out more of our ideas for picnics, including these sweet treats and salads and main course ideas. Enjoy!
This easy appetizer is beautiful and outrageously delicious. Serve it with warm crusty bread and be sure to make plenty! It will get gobbled up before you can say "Herb Marinated Goat Cheese"!
Whether you invite friends for appetizers, want to create an easy pre-dinner nibble or decide to make a meal out of one of these fabulous arrays of deliciousness, here are some tips on how to create a great cheeseboard.
This Strawberry Habanero Pepper Jelly is sweet, spicy and oh-so-delicious! It's fabulous paired with cheese and wonderful on a charcuterie board. It's also great with biscuits, muffins... and SO much more!
A delicious snack, cocktail nibble or salad topper, all in one easy recipe! But beware: these Sweet and Spicy Roasted Almonds are difficult to stop eating!
This fresh, delicious Farmer's Market Feta Bruschetta is always a hit and easy to put together. It's also super adaptable!
This sweet, spicy Mango Jalapeño Pepper Jelly makes a lovely gift and is a fabulous appetizer served with crackers and spooned over goat or cream cheese. Check out our post for so many other ways to use it!
With 10 minutes of hands-on time, these super healthy, gluten-free Pine Nut Seeded Crackers are perfect for dips, snacking and alongside soups and salads!
One taste of this fresh, vibrant Tomatillo Avocado Salsa will have you craving it again and again. It's fabulous on tacos, enchiladas, burritos... any Mexican entree but it also makes a wonderful sandwich spread, dipping sauce for chips and/or salad dressing.
An easy, impressive and crazy-delicious appetizer with butter-toasted pecans, fresh herbs and dried fruit, this Buttered Pecan Goat Cheese Log will wow everyone!
This spicy-sweet Asian-inspired, Easy Peanut Sauce is super simple. Just throw everything (including the secret ingredient) in the blender, that's it!
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Donna Barton says
Everything you make and share with those of us who may not have your talent is more than amazing. Just looking at the pictures makes
your mouth water!! And to taste... is other worldly!
Chris Scheuer says
Thank you, Donna!💕