Appetizers and Snacks

If you’ve ever planned a party, holiday dinner or game day extravaganza, you know that the food is often the star. 

Before you think of your decorations or maybe, even, who you’ll invite, you’re already thinking: “What are my guests going to snack on while they sip their wine and wait for the main course?” Or “what are my guests going to snack on while they root on their favorite team?” 

If you have ever asked yourself these questions, I’ve got over 300 appetizer and snack recipes to help guide your way and plan a party menu that will leave your guests raving! 

What is an appetizer?

First, let’s talk technical. The definition of an appetizer is: a small dish of food or a drink taken before a meal or the main course of a meal to stimulate one’s appetite. 

I, for one, admit that small dish or not, appetizers are always one of my favorite parts of any meal. Without fail, I am the one you’ll find hovering over the appetizer table at a party. And I’m usually not alone. A great appetizer spread brings people together, breaks the ice and helps guarantee that your party will start off on the right foot. 

Whether you are looking for quick and easy appetizers for a crowd, easy finger food ideas for a party or the perfect appetizers for Thanksgiving before you serve up your Gravy and Roasted Turkey Thighs, you’ll find them here.  

75+ Dip recipes!

One of the easiest appetizers to throw together is a dip. And they are always a crowd pleaser. Whether you’re looking for a cold dip, a hot dip, a creamy dip or a cheesy dip, you’ll find it here. There are over 75+ dip recipes on Life’s Ambrosia like creamy ranch dip for your veggie trays and jalapeno artichoke dip for those of you that like things a little spicy. 

150+ Game Day Recipes

And of course, no game day is complete without a spread of game day snacks! Am I right? Well have no fear because I’ve got 150+ game day recipes.  You’ll find recipes like irresistible deep fried pickles and delectable cheese bread. You’ll also find a dozen recipes for chicken wings including my Dill Pickle Chicken wings that basically broke the internet.

Whatever appetizer you’re looking for, for whatever get together you are hosting, I have got you covered. 

Sit back, relax and browse our full collection of 300+ appetizer recipes below. You’re sure to find the perfect appetizer recipe for your next party, holiday dinner or game day festivities.

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