Tag: Appetizer

Crostini vs Bruschetta: An overhead shot of a plate crostini

Crostini vs Bruschetta: What Is the Difference?

Every summer, once fresh produce such as tomatoes becomes available in the garden and at the farmer’s market, my family starts making Italian-based recipes such as crostini and bruschetta regularly. After all, nothing tastes better than fresh ingredients on deliciously crunchy bread. But, to be honest, I never knew the difference between the two. After all, based on my understanding, both are Italian antipasto dishes that look and taste similar to one another. Recently, as a result of publishing my whipped feta and tomato crostini recipe, I decided to dive in and learn the difference between the two. So, crostini vs bruschetta: what exactly is the difference? 

Southern Deviled Eggs on a pink plate and white marble counter

Southern Deviled Eggs Recipe

Southern deviled eggs, otherwise known as stuffed eggs or dressed eggs, are hard-boiled eggs that you shell, half, and fill with a mixture made of the egg yolk and other ingredients. Generally, southerners serve these deviled eggs cold as an appetizer or side dish during potlucks, holidays, picnics, and family […]

A Plate of Hot Pepper Jelly with Cucumbers, Cream Cheese, Red Peppers, and Crackers. Learn how to make our hot pepper jelly recipe

Hot Pepper Jelly Recipe and Tips for Jarring Safely

Every year, our southern family holds a tradition of eating hot pepper jelly during the holiday season! Created in Texas during the 1970s, hot pepper jelly gained momentum in popularity until it became a favorite in most, if not all, southern homes. At least that is the case amongst our […]

sausage balls and dip in front of the Christmas tree

Classic Cheesy Bisquick Sausage Balls

Presumably, the original sausage ball dates back to a 1970’s recipe found on the backs of Bisquick boxes across the nation. This was the start of Bisquick sausage balls. Southerners added the sausage balls to their rolodex of recipe cards, which were then passed down to further generations. Now, many […]

Spicy Roasted Jalapeno Poppers

Baked Jalapeno Poppers

“Yum! Yum yum yum! YUMMY!!” is basically all I can say while concentrating all my attention on stuffing my mouth full of these spicy baked jalapeno poppers. I am literally obsessed and could probably consume them on a daily basis. I first tried these little bundles of joy while staying […]