Appetizers

  • “Better than P.F. Changs” Lettuce Wrap Recipe

    There is a lot going on in Austin in the fall! All the food and drinks at Longhorn Football tailgate ...

  • 5 Amazing Crostini Recipes for the Holidays (or Anytime!)

    One of our favorite parts of the holidays centers around Christmas Eve. Typically, Karen’s family ...

  • Air Fryer Boneless Wings

    This air fryer boneless wing recipe brings big, bold buffalo wing flavor with less calories!

  • Baked Brie with Apples and Pecans

    Bubbly baked brie with an apple pecan topping! This easy recipe is a crowd pleaser!

  • Beef Queso Dip Recipe

    The ultimate beef queso recipe! This dip is stuffed with chopped steak and topped with guacamole and ...

  • Beef Tostada Recipe

    This Tex Mex recipe is like a tenderloin steak tostada, but the ground filet mignon makes it way easier ...

  • Chicken Satay Recipe

    Another recipe that we created on our Asian Tapas night were these Chicken Satay Skewers. The reason ...

  • Crab Dip Recipe – Crab Toast Crostini Appetizer

    Summer time makes us think of seafood! While we’re not able to make it to New England for a lobster ...

  • Elote Recipe – Mexican Street Corn with Bacon

    Both of us are Texas transplants, Karen originally lived in Minnesota and Gavin grew up in Southern ...

  • Fried Ravioli Recipe

    We probably have mentioned this like fifteen times on social media, but WE’RE GOING TO ITALY IN A ...

  • Gluten-Free Pizza Bites

    FACT: We LOVE Brazilian cuisine. FACT: We can eat about 10 servings of Brazilian Pao De Queijo at a ...

  • Goat Cheese Crostini with Fig, Honey, and Walnuts

    You can tell that crostinis are favorite appetizer of ours because we have whipped up smoked salmon ...

  • How to Make Naan Bread

    Naan bread, it goes great with all the flavorful Indian dishes: curries, paneer, tandoori, and tikka ...

  • How to Make Spring Rolls at Home

    Homemade Spring RollsVietnamese summer rolls (more commonly known as Spring Rolls in America) are as ...

  • How to Store, Shuck, and Serve Oysters

    Everyone knows about Omaha Steaks for their beef, but they also carry poultry, side dishes, fish and ...

  • Jalapeno Popper Dip

    We can’t believe it has taken us so long to post our jalapeno popper dip recipe.   This is literally ...

  • Lightened Up Veggie “Nachos”

    We just wrapped up our fifth SXSW festival together. This Austin-based annual event brings the latest ...

  • Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

    This past weekend we had the opportunity to head to Alcomar, a neighborhood coastal-inspired seafood ...

  • Peach, Tomato, and Burrata Salad

    One of our favorite dishes from last summer came from Jeffrey’s in Austin, TX. They made an heirloom ...

  • Philly Cheesesteak Dip

    There’s more to filet mignon than just the traditional premium cut of steak. Omaha Steaks offer a ...

  • Phyllo Baked Brie Bites with Cranberry and Prosciutto

    This blog post is sponsored by Athens Foods.    Phyllo shells filled with brie cheese are ...

  • Quick and Easy Pizza Dip Recipe

    Technically this is an appetizer, but that is not to say that we didn’t demolish this whole dish for ...

  • Smoked Chicken Wings Recipe

    Hey guys! It’s been a bit since we posted. Karen’s recovering from her second ankle surgery since ...

  • Steak Bites with Blue Cheese and an Oregon Raspberry Balsamic Sauce

    We’re a huge fan of crositinis as appetizers. They are our go-to starter for dinner parties because ...

  • Thai Peanut Sauce Recipe

    Easy, Thai Peanut Dipping Sauce This is how to make peanut sauce right at home! We made this dipping ...

  • Truffle Deviled Eggs with Caviar

    We’re pretty sure that truffle oil makes everything better: French fries, pizza, and now you can add ...