Buffalo Chicken Cheesy Garlic Bread

There are few things I love in this world more than cheese, but buffalo chicken might be one of them. The other day I was trying to think of new appetizers for Easter (I know it’s still several weeks away, but I’m a planner), and I knew I wanted a change from the standard buffalo chicken dip served with chips. I thought about making some … Continue reading Buffalo Chicken Cheesy Garlic Bread

Santa Fe Cheesy Chicken Dip

Any time I get together with friends, I always make buffalo chicken dip. And even though it’s a staple in the friend group, I want to switch it up every now and then. This week’s recipe was almost a sandwich modeled after my favorite meal at a restaurant near my shore house: The Santa Fe chicken cheesesteak. But the more I thought about it, the … Continue reading Santa Fe Cheesy Chicken Dip

Fried macaroni and cheese balls

Mac and cheese is life. But actually, I just got a new deep fryer for my birthday (yes, that is what I asked for) and wanted to test it out. I thought, “What better to test it with than some homemade mac and cheese balls?” So I did just that. Pro tip: you don’t need a deep fryer for this recipe. You can definitely use … Continue reading Fried macaroni and cheese balls

jalapeño crab poppers

Labor Day Weekend truly is the Sunday of the summer season. It’s always hard to say goodbye to endless beach days, barbecues and that one pair of Old Navy flip flops that has seen more adventure this summer than a pair of shoes could imagine, but there is so much excitement that awaits in the fall. For this year’s Labor Day barbecue, I wanted to … Continue reading jalapeño crab poppers

big & cheesy mozzarella sticks

Americans love cheese, and I am no exception. Fried cheese curds are a personal favorite, but in New Jersey, cheese curds are extremely hard to come by—although we do have some amazing cheese makers in this state (very few of whom actually produce cheese curds). When cheese curds aren’t available—which is pretty much always—fried mozzarella makes the perfect appetizer. Football season is finally back; preseason … Continue reading big & cheesy mozzarella sticks