• Creamy, cheesy, and so full of flavor, Spinach Artichoke Dip is appetizer you have been missing! Enjoy with pita chips, bread, fresh veggies! | NOMaste Kitchen
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    Spinach Artichoke Dip

    Spinach Artichoke Dip has always been one of those dips that I LOVE to enjoy at restaurants or at parties… basically anytime anyone else is willing to make it! Why is that? Honestly, no idea! I think always thought making Spinach Artichoke Dip would be hard. But, surprise! It really isn’t! Creamy, cheesy, and so full of flavor, Spinach Artichoke Dip is the appetizer you have been missing! And despite what I originally thought, and what you may think, Spinach Artichoke Dip is actually SUPER easy to make! I used frozen chopped spinach, canned artichoke hearts, cream cheese, sour cream, onions, garlic, parmesan, mozzarella, salt and pepper! That’s it! Draining…

  • Creamy, cheesy ricotta, loaded with oregano and spiked with red pepper flakes. This Baked Ricotta Appetizer is like heaven in a casserole dish. | NOMaste Kitchen
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    Baked Ricotta Appetizer

    Guys – I am aware that I claim to love a lot of different things, namely foods. But when I say that I love ricotta cheese, I mean that I really – like really – LOVE ricotta cheese. I eat lasagna because I love ricotta. Stuffed Shells. Manicotti. Its true, these foods are delicious – but they are delicious because of the baked ricotta. This Baked Ricotta Appetizer is everything you love about ricotta – in a pan, on its own, no gimics. Just straight up DELICIOUSNESS. I mean come on – how good does that look? Creamy, cheesy ricotta, loaded with oregano and spiked with red pepper flakes. This…

  • Creamy, rich goats' cheese, perfectly balanced by zesty marinara - this TWO-ingredient Baked Goat Cheese Marinara Dip is equally easy and impressive! | NOMaste Kitchen
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    Baked Goat Cheese Marinara Dip

    This Baked Goat Cheese Marinara Dip is 100% the easiest appetizer you will EVER MAKE! Its literally TWO INGREDIENTS! Goats’ Cheese… and Marinara. CRAZY. I KNOW. Having said that – you will be awed by how delicious it tastes and impressive it looks. I don’t know about you all – but I am definitely a Type A personality. I like having a plan. I like knowing what is happening when, making lists, checking items off as I go – all the good stuff. That’s why I find it extremely frustrating when I run OUT of time unexpectedly. Just last weekend, we had plans to go to a friend’s for dinner…

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    18 EASY Appetizers for Thanksgiving

    I LOVE THANKSGIVING!!!!!!! I know that I have already mentioned this (a million times over), but it is my FAVORITE HOLIDAY EVER! Family, friends, and endless FOOD!!!! It is the best. But planning any gathering  can be STRESSFUL! Even among the closest of friends and family! Stress no more, I’ve got a few roundups coming your way! Starting with (drumroll please), 18 EASY Appetizers for Thanksgiving. Cranberry Brie Pull Apart Bread by Half Baked Harvest Has anything ever looked better? The answer is no. Mini Quiche Four Ways by Culinary Hill Am I the only human in the world obsessed with quiche? I’ll even take the ones coming straight from…

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    Camembert and Peach Toast with Balsamic Glaze

    I have been really into trying new and fun toasts lately. It is definitely not just me though – toast is trending. Sweet potato toast, avocado toast, nut butter toast – its all so delicious and fun! This Camembert and Peach Toast with Balsamic Glaze is no different – Creamy camembert, juicy peach, and fresh basil make for a taste bud blasting combination – drizzle with balsamic glaze and you’ve got straight up perfection. You can enjoy this Camembert and Peach Toast fresh or baked. With fresh toast, you can enjoy the juicy, bright taste of that cute babe peach. With baked toast, your camembert is going to get all…

  • This Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce might just be the most incredible thing you have ever tasted. Drizzle over fresh veggies, shrimp, tofu, cardboard... wait what? | NOMaste Kitchen
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    Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce

    Do you love peanut butter? Do you love Asian-inspired recipes? This Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce is for you. It literally tastes good on anything. Seriously. I haven’t tried eating it with cardboard yet, but I am sure it would be delicious. Just kidding – but for real, as good as cardboard could taste – you would experience it with this sauce. I try to eat vegetables as much as possible – but, I don’t always crave raw veggies. That was until I started making this Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce. Zucchini noodles, shredded carrots, red cabbage, broccoli, cucumbers, red peppers – you name it, this sauce makes it taste even more…

  • Warm, buttery crust surrounds creamy melted cheese. Flavorful layers of crunch pecans surrounded by fresh raspberry preserves. I am literally drooling as I write this. Enjoy this Baked Brie with bread, crackers, or as-is - you will LOVE IT! | NOMaste Kitchen
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    Baked Brie with Raspberry Preserves and Chopped Pecans

    Baked Brie with Raspberry Preserves and Chopped Pecans is HANDS DOWN my favorite go-to appetizer for ANY occasion. Seriously. I could be going to a fancy cocktail party or a fratty football watch party – no one says no to Baked Brie. Warm, buttery crust surrounds creamy melted cheese. Flavorful layers of crunch pecans surrounded by fresh raspberry preserves. I am literally drooling as I write this. Enjoy with bread, crackers, or as-is – you will LOVE IT! Background Story I can’t fully take credit for this recipe. I actually I cannot at all take credit for this recipe. This is my mother’s recipe. Her first batch that I can…

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    Buffalo Chicken Dip

    I still remember the first time I tried Buffalo Chicken Dip – I thought, what a strange concept! I liked chicken wings and buffalo chicken, but I wasn’t necessarily a LOVER of either. Small amounts of buffalo sauce were definitely tasty – but a dip? Chicken soaked in buffalo? Also – chicken in a dip? How bizarre. I call this time of my life… BBCD – Before Buffalo Chicken Dip And then my life CHANGED! ABCD – After Buffalo Chicken Dip Okay so perhaps I am being a tad dramatic. But I seriously LOVEEEEEEEEEE Buffalo Chicken Dip. It is rich, creamy, spicy, cheesy, delicious, and perfect in every way… Except…

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    3-Ingredient BBQ Meatballs

    I love party appetizers. I mean seriously, what is not to love? It is like the ultimate buffet – all the delicious foods you know you shouldn’t be eating, all in one place. Ready for you to NOM on, in small bite sized portions. It is so easy to just grab a toothpick and go nuts. Usually you end up regretting it the next day – but while in the act you think, THIS IS TOTALLY WORTH IT! The Superbowl is pretty much the ULTIMATE party appetizer event – every family his its own unique, or not so unique, traditional  Superbowl party app. My family is obsessed with food, so naturally…

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    26 BEST Superbowl Snacks

    IT IS OFFICIAL! We are less than one week away from the big day – what day am I talking about? THE SUPERBOWL!! DUHHHHHH! What? I didn’t know that Haley was such a big fan of sports! Guys – let’s be real. I am a mediocre sports fan. Yes, duh, I am a born and raised Patriots fan – I love Tom Brady just as much as the next guy or gal from Massachusetts. But what do I love the most about the Superbowl?  THE SNACKS!!! Again, duh. Have you met me? The Superbowl is just a fantastic excuse to eat, drink and be merry with friends and family. Oh…