Appetizers and Snacks

This is the place to find dips, pizza sticks, party meatballs, snack mixes, and lots more appetizers and snacks!
creamy buttermilk ranch dressing and dip perfect for summer
Creamy Buttermilk Ranch Dressing
With the abundance of fresh herbs this dressing is great on salads or used as a dip for veggies, pitas, or chips
the best queso enjoyed with chips
Restaurant Style Queso Recipe
Queso is delicious.  It is gooey, cheesy, and spicy.  It is an absolute comfort food and something that is at its best when made with simple, grocery store ingredients.  But for those of you that love...
Homemade Crema Mexicana with fresh cilantro and lime juice
Easy Homemade Crema Mexicana Recipe
Crema Mexicana (or Mexican style sour cream) is rich, smooth, slightly sweet and pourable. It works great as a condiment or as a substitute for sour cream or creme fraiche in dip and sauce recipes.
sour cream onion dip enjoyed with cucumber sticks
Sour Cream and Onion Dip
If you are like me I am sure you have made or eaten plenty of sour cream and onion dips that are made with onion soup mix or flavoring packets.  Now those can be good, but this dip is GREAT! The only problem...
cilantro lime crema mexicana dip ready to enjoy with fresh veggies
Fresh Cilantro Lime Dip
This is a herbaceous and fresh cilantro lime dip recipe that has only 3 ingredients, crema Mexicana, limes, and cilantro. It is amazing drizzled on tacos, nachos, quesadillas.  I love this recipe because...
ready to enjoy cheesy queso inspired sour cream dip
Cheesy Queso Inspired Sour Cream Dip
I am a huge fan of queso, but it is often not realistic to whip up at home without substantially more prep time. I love this dip recipe because it allows you to have a lot of the flavor components of queso...
Nachos with Homemade Taco Meat and Sriracha Cheese Sauce | The Weary Chef #mexicanfood #nachos #sriracha
Nachos with Homemade Taco Meat and Sriracha Cheese Sauce
This is actually two recipes, but they go so well together that I didn't want to split up the pair. Load your tortilla chips with seasoned beef and creamy cheese sauce, then watch them disappear!
Tasty 10 Minute Bean Dip
Best Bean Dip Easy Recipe
Learn how to make Mexican bean dip in less than 10 minutes! This easy recipe for creamy bean dip is just as good served cold!
frijoles recipe
Frijoles: Easy Traditional Mexican Recipe
Learn how to make Mexican frijoles at home with this easy video recipe. Prepare traditional frijoles at home with simple ingredients.
Crinkle Cut Potatoes
Crinkle Cut Fries Recipe [VIDEO]
Learn how to cook crinkle cut potatoes with easy video instructions. These homemade crinkle-cut fries are well-seasoned and easy to make.
honey walnut shrimp
Honey Walnut Shrimp Recipe
Learn how to make a quick and easy honey walnut shrimp recipe. Video instructions included. The best honey and walnut sauce for shrimp.
This easy Creamy Taco Dip with Meat is a delicious way to enjoy leftover taco meat!
Mexican Creamy Taco Dip Using Meat and Cheese
Use your leftover meat to do this easy Mexican taco dip with cheese and meat in less than 20 minutes! An easy video tutorial is included!