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Appetizers

What’s a Southern get-together without finger foods? Whether you’re hosting a game day tailgate, baby shower, holiday party—or just looking for a snack to share at the next potluck—you’re sure to find plenty of inspiration with my easy appetizer recipes!

How to Make Bruschetta

Roma tomatoes, red onion, basil, and garlic mingle together to make a fresh, delicious topping for bruschetta, the famous Italian grilled garlic toast appetizer. This classic appetizer starts with grilled bread rubbed with fresh garlic and drizzled with extra-virgin olive oil. Warm garlic toast topped with tomato and basil salad — or bruchetta di pomodoro …

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Shrimp on the Barbie

Buttery, spicy, and beautifully charred, Shrimp on the Barbie with a homemade Louisiana-style remoulade sauce is an easy and delicious appetizer for Summer-time grilling. Skewer the shrimp, spritz it with lemon and baste with melted butter, sprinkle with a special seasoning mix, then throw it on a hot grill. Light and fresh, this Outback Steakhouse …

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Charred Brussels Sprouts with Garlic Aioli

Cook Charred Brussels Sprouts with the cut side down in a hot cast iron skillet to create a buttery, toasty sear, then toss them with bacon and drizzle with zesty garlic aioli for an irresistible hot appetizer. Quicker than oven-roasted Brussels sprouts, these Brussels get a jump start by steaming them in the microwave for …

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