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17 Easy And Eye-Catching Party Appetizer Idea That Your Need To Try

17 Easy And Eye-Catching Party Appetizer Idea That Your Need To Try
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Who doesn’t love having a few great friends over and throwing a small party or gathering? Or having a larger theme party? There are a million different appetizers and foods you can make, and here are a few fun and easy options that are always well-received. Be prepared not to have any leftovers!

With the holidays here and in full swing, I’ve also included a fun and kid-friendly (and adult-approved!) party dessert, too!

1. Taco Eggrolls by MyFridgeFood.com.

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    This is a super simple recipe for taco eggrolls that are baked instead of fried, and serves as a great base recipe to making your own changes. A fun addition would be sauteed peppers and onions! Try adding some spice for an additional kick, or sriracha sour cream as a dipping sauce!

    2. Meatballs from MyRecipes.com.

    meatballs

      Meatballs are a party favorite, and a great appetizer with toothpicks and amazing sauce. This recipe makes your life easier by using frozen precooked meatballs, and then creating your own sauce. Sure to be a hit!

      3. A Cheese Ball from MyRecipes.com.

      Photo Editor: Paden Reich, Art Director: Bob Perino, Prop Stylist: Buffy Hargett Miller, Food Stylist: Erin Merhar. Food: Hot Brown Bites, Cheese Ball, Sweet Potato Biscuits, Flatbreads, Shrimp dip, Trout crostini.

        This feta and olive and herb cheese ball is very eye catching and interesting! It’s coated in parsley and green onion, and you can customize it as you like. It is delicious with a hearty cracker or some crostini! This one asks you to use a heavy duty stand mixer, but my hand mixer was up to the job.

        4. 2-ingredient Pigs In A Blanket from DamnDelicious.com.

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          This is one of my favorite party appetizers! Everyone loves pigs in a blanket, and I typically serve them with ketchup, mustard, and sriracha mayo options. To make this recipe even easier (if that’s even possible!), you can pick up precooked mini hotdogs or sausages at most major grocery stores.

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          5. Classic Guacamole from JamieOliver.com.

          guac

            This is a pretty easy and impressive guacamole recipe. Leave out the chili for a less spicy version! Guacamole is always a great option for a party appetizer and is especially perfect for vegetarians!

            6. Creamy Deviled Eggs from MarthaStewart.com.

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              Deviled eggs are a classic appetizer option. This is an easy to make recipe, and if you like a little more crunch in your egg mixture, add a bit of relish!

              7. 5-Minute Hummus from RealSimple.com.

              hummus

                This is one of the easiest and fastest recipes you’ll ever make! There is no cooking or baking involved, and I have made this recipe using my blender and not a food processor. I own a Ninja blender, and it is plenty powerful enough to puree the chickpeas. This is a HUGE favorite of my significant other, and we have used it in conjunction with dinner recipes, and not just as a dip with pita chips. (Try hummus-crusted chicken breast for a twist on an easy chicken dinner!)

                8. Arancini with Marinara Sauce from JustATaste.com.

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                  I loooove rice balls, and this is one of the easiest recipes I have come across for it. And there aren’t that many ingredients! Rice balls are great, and for a party, you can try making these half size and get more balls!

                  9. Baked Brie from Ina Garten at FoodNetwork.com.

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                    Baked brie cheese is something I had for the first time fairly recently, and I have decided I was completely deprived previously! Baked brie is one of the simplest things to make, but is gooey, delicious, and a very share-able snack! As an appetizer, you can do more, even a whole wheel! Serve with crackers, apples slices, carrots, and anything you enjoy covered in delicious brie!

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                    10. Baked Goat or Feta Cheese Appetizer from MarthaStewart.com.

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                      If you aren’t a fan of brie cheese, this is a similar baked cheese recipe for goat cheese or feta cheese! Use this for a fancier version, and you can add cranberry or even some preserves to this after baking for additional flavors. Play around with it!

                      11-15. Flatbreads and Pizzas from TheKithcn.com.

                      I tried to pick just one flatbread to show you for the on-trend idea of flatbread and pizza appetizers for parties. I’ve seen these at fancy cocktail parties, super bowl parties, restaurants, and more, and there are a lot of ways to customize, tone down, or fancy-up your flatbread and pizza recipes! These can also be made to be kid-friendly and family-friendly for fun meals at home. Here are a few examples from this site:

                      sweetpot

                        This one is a fantastic-looking Sweet Potato, Ricotta, and Arugula Flatbread.

                        tomato

                          The Three Cheese Tomato Tart

                          asparagus

                            Stovetop or Broiler Pizza with Asparagus, Shiitake, and Mozzarella.

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                            grilled

                              Grilled Potato, Gorgonzola, and Prosciutto Pizza.

                              16. Pizza Rollups from DamnDelicious.com.

                              pepperoni

                                I have made these and other similar versions for every super bowl party and game night I have ever thrown or attended! These pepperoni and cheese stuffed crescent rolls are crazy easy, and take only 8-10 minutes in the oven! Other versions I’ve made are: ham slices and cheddar crescent rolls, and even dessert rolls like nutella and mini-marshmallow crescent rolls! These little buttery rolls always catch peoples’ eyes and are a big hit for finger foods!

                                17. Jemma’s PB&J Cupcakes on JamieOliver.com.

                                pbj

                                  So this may seem like more of a dessert, but with the savory peanut butter and the crumble on top, with the jam, these sweet and savory cakes will be a new, amazing, dazzling addition to your party foods. And who wouldn’t want a little dessert before dinner anyway??

                                  Bonus! Kid-Friendly, Adult Approved Easy Party Dessert:

                                  A super simple, no bake, and only 3 ingredient Peppermint Bark! This is one of my personal favorites to make for a fun and simple winter dessert that everyone loves! This is own my recipe:

                                  Makes 1 cookie sheet worth peppermint bark.

                                  -1 12 oz bag of milk chocolate or semi-sweet chocolate chips

                                  -1 12 oz bag of white chocolate baking chips

                                  -1 box of regular peppermint candy canes (or about 25-30 of those round white and red peppermints)

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                                  Recipe:

                                  In a microwave safe mixing bowl, melt all of the milk or semi-sweet chocolate chips in the microwave. It will take about 1 minute to 1 minute and 15 seconds.Stir with baking spatula until smooth.

                                  Pour the melted chocolate onto a cookie sheet that has been covered with a sheet of parchment or wax paper. Use the spatula to spread the chocolate out into a thin sheet covering the pan.

                                  Put the whole thing in the refrigerator for no more than 15 minutes (you want it set but not be completely hardened yet).

                                  Melt the white chocolate in the microwave the same way as before.

                                  Pour the white chocolate on top of the milk chocolate layer, using your spatula to spread it evenly (you may get some mixing of chocolates, that’s fine!).

                                  Throw all of your crushed peppermint right on top of the white chocolate, and use your hands or the spatula to press the mint down into the white chocolate layer.

                                  Put the whole thing in the fridge for an hour or until completely hardened.

                                  Break it up into pieces and dig in!

                                  P.S. For a stronger peppermint taste, you can add 1.5 teaspoons of peppermint extract to one of the melted chocolate layers and mix it in, before spreading it out onto the cookie sheet.

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                                    Featured photo credit: Jen and David – 218 by Parker Knight via flickr.com

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                                    100 Incredible Life Hacks That Make Life So Much Easier

                                    100 Incredible Life Hacks That Make Life So Much Easier
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                                    Want to learn some quick and easy life hacks that are easy to do, low cost and saves you time?

                                    By tweaking little things in your daily life, it can make your life much more convenient!

                                    Here’re 100 of the most practical life hacks so you can just pick up any of them right away!

                                    83 tie a small piece of bright colored fabric

                                      84 write random letter

                                        85 use a rubberband

                                          86 dorm smell bad

                                            87 lean your phone on your sunglassess

                                              89 how to waterproof your shoes

                                                90 take a picture of the name card

                                                  91 iron inside out

                                                    92 old newspaper

                                                      93 tumble try shoes

                                                        keep a card like this

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                                                            94 soap bar

                                                              95 make a hole

                                                                96 drop the battery

                                                                  97 use a coozie

                                                                    98 when taking a picture

                                                                      use a clean dust pan

                                                                        try a pants hanger

                                                                          use your cellphone light

                                                                            use a spring from an old pen

                                                                              quick and easy iphone speaker

                                                                                user binder clips

                                                                                  wrap a wet paper towel around your beverage

                                                                                    put pancake mix in a ketchup bottle

                                                                                      clean out an old lotion bottle for your beach

                                                                                        use a muffin tin to serve condiments at a bbq

                                                                                          doritos are great for kindling

                                                                                            use nail polish to identify different keys

                                                                                              use a hanging shoe rack to store cleaning supplies

                                                                                                freeze grapes to chill white wine without

                                                                                                  use paper clips to organize your cables

                                                                                                    almost finished your jar of nutella

                                                                                                      sick of having a box full of tangled

                                                                                                        unroll the rim to increase the capacity

                                                                                                          cut open toilet paper rolls and use as a cuff

                                                                                                            remove the stem from strawberries

                                                                                                              turn an old bottle into a simple little cord holder

                                                                                                                for iced coffee and iced cappuccino, use frozen coffee cubes

                                                                                                                  how to fold a fitted bed sheet

                                                                                                                    tired of snoozing past your alarm

                                                                                                                      place a rubber band around an open paint can to wipe your brush on

                                                                                                                        ut a wooden spoon across a boiling pot

                                                                                                                          use bread clips to save flip-flops

                                                                                                                            take pictures of friends holding items

                                                                                                                              how i always know which headphone is the left one

                                                                                                                                put a stocking over the end of a vacuum

                                                                                                                                  How to make sure you drink enough water

                                                                                                                                    user a can opener to open blister

                                                                                                                                      good sandwich guide

                                                                                                                                        turn your muffin pans upside down

                                                                                                                                          50 pounds of groceries and living on the 5th floor

                                                                                                                                            the right way to make a blt

                                                                                                                                              add one teaspoon of baking soda

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                                                                                                                                                  hair straighteners equals to collar irons

                                                                                                                                                    stack your clothes vertically to see them all

                                                                                                                                                      the right way to make cookies in the summer

                                                                                                                                                        how to clean a blender

                                                                                                                                                          the right way to eat a popsicle

                                                                                                                                                            use bread clips to label and organize power cords

                                                                                                                                                              to get the built up residue off of your shower head

                                                                                                                                                                user a hair clip to orgainize long wires

                                                                                                                                                                  a frozen saturated sponge in a bag

                                                                                                                                                                    rub stuck zipper teeth with a graphite pencil

                                                                                                                                                                      use a soda pop tab

                                                                                                                                                                        50

                                                                                                                                                                          51 How to multiply large numbers in your head.

                                                                                                                                                                            52 How to open a bottle if you dont have a corkscrew.

                                                                                                                                                                              rub a walnut on damaged wooden furniture

                                                                                                                                                                                kids fall out of bed

                                                                                                                                                                                  use toothpaste to clear up hazy car

                                                                                                                                                                                    58

                                                                                                                                                                                      59 keep pizza out while driving home

                                                                                                                                                                                        60 put your straw through the tab to keep it from rising

                                                                                                                                                                                          hold oreos with a fork so your fingers

                                                                                                                                                                                            Never lose your remotes again

                                                                                                                                                                                              hiding your emergency money

                                                                                                                                                                                                use a bread tab to hold your spot on a roll

                                                                                                                                                                                                  if you are at a hotel and run out of chargers

                                                                                                                                                                                                    keep a square of cardboard in a ziplock bag

                                                                                                                                                                                                      If you need to pee or smoke at a bar

                                                                                                                                                                                                        drill holes in the bottom of your garbage

                                                                                                                                                                                                          use an accented letter as your passcode

                                                                                                                                                                                                            use a squeeze ketchup bottle top with your shopvac

                                                                                                                                                                                                              do something unusual when locking the door

                                                                                                                                                                                                                when heating leftovers space out a circle in the middle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  dont burn yourself in those hard to reach candles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    put a small amount of water in a glass when you microwave your pizza

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      75 use a piece of paper to organize

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        use half a pool noodle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          pencil case to store cables

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            78 clothespin to hold nail

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              79 make blts

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                80 take a picture of your fridge

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  81 fill plastic water bottles

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    82 right ways to eat chips

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      99 if your plug keeps failing

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        100 put the banana on the wire

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          88 before you throw away a post it

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Source: Reddit LifeProTips

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            There you go, 100 awesome life hacks that you can try right now to make your life a lot easier!

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