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Rosemary Mixed Nuts

by Michele Pesula Kuegler December 16th, 2016| Appetizers, Party Snacks, Recipes, Tapas Monday
As a child, before holiday dinners there may have been an appetizer or two: deviled eggs, celery with cream cheese, or cheese and crackers. Nothing fancy but something to stave off the hunger. The one appetizer that I remember at almost every holiday was a bowl of mixed nuts and
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Yummy Buttermilk Muffins

by BnB Finder September 30th, 2016| Best BnB Bites, Breads, Party Snacks, Recipes
Since last week we showcased an after-school treat that was an enticing and healthy option, this time we're headed strictly towards sweet and savory. Innkeeper Betty Foy of Meadows Inn in New Bern, NC serves guests these Yummy Buttermilk Muffins, which definitely more than make the grade! Located near
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Caramel Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

by Michele Pesula Kuegler September 28th, 2016| Desserts, Party Snacks, Recipes
Although cookies can't be an everyday snack after school, they do make a special way to acknowledge the day. Maybe it's the first day of school, the completion of a major project, or a made-up celebration. Whatever the reason, all the kids I know surely appreciate a warm cookie or
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Homemade Cinnamon Sugar Crackers

by Michele Pesula Kuegler September 21st, 2016| Desserts, Party Snacks, Recipes
As we focus on after-school sweet treats, this week we are trying to choose snacks that are easy to make, such as the ideas we shared on Monday. One of the items on that list was cinnamon sugar toast. (Click here to review the full list.) Although this is a
ridiculously easy fruit dip

Recipe: Ridiculously Easy Fruit Dip

by Michele Pesula Kuegler June 1st, 2016| Appetizers, Desserts, Party Snacks, Recipes, Simple Solutions
In the past I have published recipes that don't really qualify as recipes. Some may say that mixing two ingredients to form a new dish or sauce isn't really cooking, but it does serve a purpose in my kitchen repertoire.  For that reason, today I am presenting a 2-ingredient dip
cookie butter snack mix

Recipe: Cookie Butter Snack Mix

by Michele Pesula Kuegler May 25th, 2016| Desserts, Party Snacks, Recipes
When I think of cookouts, I try to focus on simplicity, both in the preparation and the serving. There's no need for a 5-layer cake at a cookout. For me, I'm trying to keep things easy. Just get together with some friends, eat and drink a little, and enjoy one
cookie dough snacks

Recipe: “Cookie Dough” Snacks

by Jane Wangersky November 26th, 2015| Party Snacks, Recipes
We may never know how much of the cookie dough in people’s kitchens -- whether they mixed it themselves or bought it ready made -- makes it into the oven. Raw cookie dough is one of those things everyone knows they shouldn’t eat, but most people will eat at
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Recipe: Snack Turkeys

by Jane Wangersky November 19th, 2015| Party Snacks, Recipes
Had enough Thanksgiving turkey? It’s not over yet, and I’m not talking about the leftovers (that’s another article). But these tiny snacks only look like turkeys, and, to be honest, not very much. What they taste like is several favorite snack foods -- crackers, cheese, nuts, and raw vegetables
turkey muffins for veterans day

Recipe: Turkey Bacon Mini Muffins

by Jane Wangersky November 5th, 2015| Breads, Party Snacks, Recipes
This Veteran's Day snack uses some pretty patriotic ingredients: turkey (in the form of turkey bacon), American cheese, and even the seeds of the Veteran's Day flower, the poppy. It presents all these as a small savory muffin that takes only a few minutes to bake and can be