Appetizers

Quick & Easy Hummus Recipe

Quick and Easy Hummus Recipe

This quick and easy, better-than-store-bought hummus recipe takes under 15 minutes using canned chickpeas. Use it as a base to develop a hummus all your own! There’s no one way to make Hummus but this is the base I start with when I make it from scratch. I’ll sometimes add […]

Potato Croquettes

Potato Croquettes

These Potato Croquettes are essentially breaded and deep-fried mashed potatoes; like fancy adult versions of tatter tots! Serve these as snacks with a mustard sauce or as sides with a meat and gravy dish. You can find Croquettes all around the world filled with a variety of different ingredients. Some […]

Antipasto Skewers

Anitpasto Skewers

Antipasto Skewers are a fun way to switch up the classic Antipasto Platter. They’re great for parties as grab-and-gos or they could be arranged in other creative ways – like sticking out of a head of lettuce. Nothing stirs up my inner-Italian-American like a fine antipasto platter. Olives, Mozzarella, Salami, […]

Crudités

Crudités

Admit it, Crudités is just a delivery method for Ranch Dressing. But that doesn’t mean it has to suck! Check out my recipes for Ranch Dressing and Green Goddess Dip. This post is less of a ‘recipe’ than it is a plea to buy real food. A handmade crudités platter […]

Cheesy Garlic Bread Dinner Rolls

Cheesy Garlic Bread Dinner Rolls

Cheesy Garlic Bread Dinner Rolls – when you can’t decide between Dinner Rolls or Garlic Bread stuffed with Mozzarella Cheese. So, how was everyone’s Thanksgiving this year? Mine started out pretty good until I was ready to go to the market to get a couple ingredients for this recipe. It […]

Toppings for Oysters

Toppings for Oysters

Raw Oysters are so great all on their own but sometimes a little extra kick isn’t uncalled for. Try some of these Toppings for Oysters the next time you pick up a few dozen for a shuckin’ party! This past week Riverwards Produce in Fishtown Philadelphia hooked up with Brigantine […]

Bacon Cheeseburger Dip

Bacon Cheeseburger Dip

Bacon Cheeseburger Dip has all the things a healthy young sports fanatic needs to go with their beer – Bacon, Burger, and Cheese. For extra yardage, make your own Fritos at home with just two ingredients! Today we have an American football classic. A coffee table hors’derve needed every Sunday […]

French Onion Yougurt Dip

French Onion Yougurt Dip

It’s football season!! I just threw together this quick French Onion Yogurt Dip for something to serve at your football party this weekend. It’s practically health food! Okay, health food is a stretch unless you’re using 0% fat yogurt. Sour cream has less calories and fat than whole greek yogurt […]

Tomato Cheese Crostini

Tomato Cheese Crostini

Tomato Cheese Crostini aka Mini Pizzas. Make these for your next dinner party, cocktail hour, or just for stuffing your face while Netflixing. No judgement here at the Eat Up! Kitchen. They’re so good I must just come over to join you. You could make these Tomato Cheese Crostini with […]

Guacamole

Guacamole for Avocado Lovers

You’ve got guacamole for dips, guac for toppings, guac for kids, guac for adults. Spicy, chunky, garlicy, with or without cilantro, etc. You can make it how mom made it, how the food truck makes it, or how you had it on that one trip to SoCal. Different people like […]