appetizer

Herb and Citrus Marinated Olives for #SundaySupper

January 19, 2014
Herb and Citrus Marinated Olives | Magnolia Days

The table had stacks of little plates in the middle. Beside them was a container filled with flatware. We knew something was different about this place. We just didn’t know what it was at first. One look at the extensive menu gave a clue to a new dining experience ahead. Everything that was offered came […]

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Blue Cheese Walnut Tarts for #SundaySupper

January 12, 2014
Blue Cheese Walnut Tarts | Magnolia Days

A tiny seed was planted not too long ago. It sprouted and reached out to touch the universe. Roots spread far and deep to hold up the fast growth. It was nurtured with love and drew attention from all parts of the world. It has brought together countless people who share a common goal of […]

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Liptauer Cheese Spread for #SundaySupper

September 8, 2013
Liptauer Cheese Spread

Cars, trucks, and campers were parked as far as the eye could see. The air was filled with a heavenly scent wafting from grills and smokers. Fans congregated around waiting for the feast. Music of all types could be heard while walking through the lots. Tailgating is one of the highlights of attending a major […]

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Korean Beef Bites for #SundaySupper

March 10, 2013
Korean Beef Bites | Magnolia Days

Have you ever ate an appetizer for dinner? I have on several occasions. There are the times when I’m not in the mood or simply not hungry enough for a full meal. It could be the appetizer is so incredible I don’t want anything else. A tray of cheese, olives, and bread with some wine? […]

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Muffuletta Skewers for #SuperBowl #SundaySupper

February 3, 2013
Muffuletta Skewers | Magnolia Days

How much do you like party food? It makes me smile just to think about it. I’m certain calories do not count at a party. At least that’s what I’m going to believe. Please do not tell me any different. I love to go to parties for many reasons and the food is one of […]

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Cream Cheese and Pimento Stuffed Celery

November 9, 2012
Cream Cheese and Pimento Stuffed Celery

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. It will be here before you know it. Then comes all the holiday parties, Christmas, New Years, and more. I think of all the food for holiday feasts and there is one that I cannot do without. It is simple and yet oh so special – cream cheese and […]

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Stuffed Mushrooms With Spinach and Feta

October 9, 2012
Stuffed Mushrooms with Spinach and Feta

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. I am both proud and thrilled to partner with The Mushroom Council, City of Hope, and Cooking With Caitlin to showcase mushrooms with highlighting recipes, health benefits, and their part in breast cancer research. I have always been interested in learning more about food, health, and how the two […]

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Grilled Vegetable Spread for #LaborDay #SundaySupper

September 2, 2012
Grilled Vegetable Spread

Happy Labor Day weekend! It sure is nice to have an extra day to relax or do whatever. Some folks consider it the end of summer but I am hanging on until it is officially over. No one is going to cut my summer short. I’ll be in shorts and flip flops until it is […]

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Pimento Cheese Balls

May 22, 2012
Pimento Cheese Balls

Do you like cooking with friends? I do! I have been contemplating starting a series of posts about it. I have many friends who like to cook and share their favorite recipes. Being in the kitchen with a friend is much better than alone. Open a bottle of wine, do a little cooking, and have […]

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Baked Pecan Chicken Nuggets

May 3, 2012
Homemade Baked Pecan Chicken Nuggets with a honey mustard dipping sauce

Chicken and pecans go together nicely. It is a combination quite popular here in the South. I have seen variations of pecan chicken dishes on many menus throughout the years. This recipe came about after being inspired by a salad at a restaurant. I wanted to re-create the salad at home since my husband enjoys […]

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