Category Archives: Appetizers

Easy Appetizers: Bacon Cream Cheese Rollups

Easy Appetizers Bacon Cream Cheese Rollups from dineanddish.net

Easy Appetizers are my favorite! This recipe from the 70’s gets a modern update with PHILADELPHIA Bacon Cream Cheese Spread. These Bacon Cream Cheese Rollups will be a hit at your next gathering! Sometimes I think my mom’s generation had it easier when it came to cooking. All you have to do is look at an…

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Halloween Party Idea – Frankenguac

Frankenguac Halloween Party Recipe from dineanddish.net

A fun Halloween Party Idea using fresh California Avocados to make a quirky and cute guacamole dip shaped like Frankenstein. Meet Frankenguac! Friends… if you know me at all you know I am not cutesy or crafty or “kid food” creative at all. In fact I used to be the food editor for a kid’s…

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Labor Day Entertaining {Recipe: Lavash with Spinach Avocado Dip}

Lavash with Hot Spinach Avocado Dip from dineanddish.net

Labor Day entertaining made simple with this Hot Spinach Avocado Dip featuring fresh California Avocados.  Labor Day weekend is one of my favorite weekends to celebrate yet it’s also bittersweet. I love having a big bash at the end of the summer to bid farewell to the season. Labor Day means we are one step…

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Di Bruno Bros House of Cheese Cookbook Review and Giveaway

Di Bruno Brothers House of Cheese Selection

Simply, charming with the right touch of informative. That is how I would describe the Di Bruno Brothers House of Cheese Cookbook. From novice cheese lovers to connoisseurs, this information packed beauty of a book is one worthy of space on your shelf. When you open the pages of Di Bruno Brothers House of Cheese Cookbook, it…

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Recipe: Bacon and California Avocado Fries

Flavorful Bacon California Avocado Fries by www.dineanddish.net

Bacon and California Avocado Fries are a flavorful snack or appetizer when you are looking for something just a little bit different! We are almost a week into summer break and my kids are already expecting me to feed them 3 meals a day, plus snacks. What’s up with kids thinking they need to be…

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Boys {Recipe: Half-Smashed Refried Beans}

Half Smashed Refried Beans from dineanddish.net

Half-Smashed Refried Beans recipe featuring Bush’s Beans. Boys are funny, aren’t they? March Madness is in full swing and the bracket talk around here between my husband and son and his friends is so funny to listen to. Baseball season is also upon us, so we are kind of limboing between being fans of two…

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Recipe: Tomato Basil Queso Cheese Dip

Tomato Basil Queso Appetizer from dineanddish.net

I’m honored to be a part of the 2013 Kraft Tastemaker Community, where I am teaming up with Kraft Foods to bring you family friendly recipes using common ingredients found in your pantry! I really love watching the winter Olympics. I always have. I remember being a little girl and pretending to ice skate around…

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Are You Ready? {Recipe: Pepperoni Pizza King’s Hawaiian Bread}

Pepperoni Pizza King's Hawaiian Bread from www.dineanddish.net

An AMAZING gooey, cheesy Pepperoni Pizza bread made with King’s Hawaiian Bread. It’s a Super Bowl Appetizer recipe fit for a King…or a Bronco or a Seahawk! I’m going to admit something right now… I may have had to google to see who is playing in the Super Bowl this coming Sunday night. Pretty bad,…

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