Nothing ruins the man cave atmosphere faster than grumbling stomachs. These quick and simple snacks keep folks happy.
Fast and easy gazpacho for hot summer days. Top with cilantro and tortilla chips.
Chilled coconut milk and honeydew with an infusion of mint and melon liqueur makes a delightful start to a meal. Served in a chilled small soup cup and garnished with a sprig of peppermint. Every time it gets wows! Volume varies with the size of the melon. I use 5-ounce servings.
Another variation of the classic American pickled egg.
A Mexican style coleslaw that is great served with chips or as a condiment.
I have boiled, roasted and grilled more tomatoes, peppers and garlic trying to find the perfect salsa I get my favorite Mexican restaurant. While I came up with some pretty good salsas, this is finally it. The color and consistency tipped me off as to where I was going astray. And while I had to move away from the fresh tomatoes, it was worth it.
A brief and nice sauce for shrimp or VEGGIES!
This is a huge party hit. Men enjoy this just as much as women and are happy to ask for it any chance they get!
This is a tasty and healthy snack for a lazy afternoon, or a nice party sandwich cut up in halves as an hors d'oeuvre.
This unique, hot composed salad uses fried bacon and blood sausage with mozzarella and a tangy dill vinaigrette.
My mother prepared this dish (along with another simple appetizer consisting of chilled cocktail shrimp stuck with festive toothpicks along side a dish of cocktail sauce) every Christmas as far back as I can remember. It is a creamy, savory blend of easy-to-find ingredients that showcases the rich flavor of the clams. Stay with the mentioned brands and you'll never be disappointed. Serve with Ruffles(R) Original potato chips.
Hearty, sweet,and vinegary salsa, perfect for everyday snacking or for parties.
This is the most wonderful ceviche ever. It is thick enough to be eaten as a meal and it is the only recipe I have found that kid's enjoy. It was made by Leo Longoria from south Texas and is perfect in every way. Any fish will do but I recommend Red Fish first. I have also tried with Crappie and it is wonderful.
Holiday or party favorite, adds color to your party table and can also be deviled for a colorful, as well as tasty, nibbler.
Just like the bean dip you buy in the store but a lot less expensive. The heat can be easily controlled.
Simple Mexican-style cheese dip that can be used with tortilla chips as an appetizer or to fill tortillas to make a meal.
This is a fresh salsa mix that is easy and takes only minutes! Great with chips, or on tacos, in burritos, etc.
Makes a thick spreadable paste similar to the Loma Linda Sandwich Spread that has been discontinued or Humus. I like it on home made bread with a dill pickle but it is good plain. It is also an excellent cracker spread. Seasonings are optional; you can try other nut butters if you're not into peanuts.
This is one of the easiest and most popular dishes that I've ever made. Simply throw the ingredients together and let marinade overnight in the fridge. And to top it off, it's a great looking dish with all the colors.
A zesty, delicious chip dip, topping for burritos, tacos or a taco salad that is extremely simple and cheap to make.
Black-eyed peas bring a Southern flair to a Latin favorite.