Mexican Cheese Ball

Can't decide between a cheese ball and bean dip at your next tailgating party? Now you don't have to choose-- this Mexican Cheese Ball has cream cheese, refried beans, cheese, tomatoes, and chilis to give you a yummy cheese ball that will be the highlight of your tailgating spread! | game day recipe | super bowl recipe | bean dip recipe | appetizer | cheese ball |

Playoff season is upon us, and honestly, I can make a mean barbecue, but when it comes to appetizers, I’m never really sure what to bring to playoff parties… chips and bean dip? A cheese ball? Maybe both? Well, here’s an option so you don’t have to decide– a Mexican Cheese Ball that combines all of your favorite aspects of a cheese ball with all of your favorite aspects of a bean dip, making one delicious, dippable cheese ball that will be the star of the big game party!

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Walking Taco Bar for College Basketball Watch Parties!

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When college basketball games roll around, you want to make sure you're having the best college basketball party you can! This walking taco bar is party perfect, and allows everyone to customize their food to their individual tastes! Make sure you're ready for game time AND meal time this basketball season. #GameForBasketball [ad]

College basketball playoffs are upon us, and you’ve probably already been filling out your bracket. I know I have a few ideas about who I think will win it all… but when it comes to college basketball season, I also know it’s time for plenty of watch parties as you cheer on your team. Luckily, I’ve got a walking taco bar that will feed everyone, without a ton of effort, plus some tips to make your watch party the one that guests will be talking about for years to come!

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3 Pizza Dipping Sauces to Upgrade Your Big Game Party!

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Here are 3 great pizza dips that will make your big game party even better! Don't settle for delicious pizza when you can have INCREDIBLE delicious pizza with this trio of dipping sauces-- sriracha marinara, honey alfredo, and homemade ranch dip that pair perfectly with Pizza and other snacks to make the big game even better. #TeamPizza [ad]

Can you believe how close we are to the big game this year? I mean, it’s been a pretty exciting year, and as it approaches, it’s time to start planning the menu… and I have a great idea for you. If you’re permanently busy (like I know most of us are), these simple recipes that are semi-homemade are going to be right up your alley. We all know that Red Baron pizza has crust perfection in every bite, but these dips are bringing next-level kind of game to your party! With little effort, you’ll have a spicy sriracha marinara, a sweet-and-savory honey alfredo, and a classic ranch for dipping your pizza in, plus I’ve got a suggestion to make serving it a SNAP!

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Snackin’ Crackers

These seasoned crackers are so easy to make, and they're perfect for your Christmas party, New Year's Eve party, tailgate party, or just enjoying anytime! Using storebought crackers and some easy seasonings, you'll have a snackin' cracker that you can't get enough of.

I’m going to warn you now… these snackin’ crackers are nearly impossible to walk away from. You really cannot eat just one or two pieces, making them the perfect addition to your holiday spread. Trust me, whether you’re making these for tailgating, your New Year’s Eve party, or even this upcoming Christmas, these are going to fly off of the table and into your guests mouths, because… wow. They’re that good.

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Minions BananaBerry Dump Cake (With BananaBerry “Ice Cream”)

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Do you love Minions? Those adorable little creatures now have their own movie, and these bananaberry dump cakes are perfect for banana lovers AND minions alike! Plus, with free printable minion goggles for decorating the cake jars, these are party-ready in no time! (Also, check out this great 2-ingredient banana berry

Bee-do-bee-do-bee-do… In case you didn’t know it yet, your favorite yellow little creatures are coming out on DVD tomorrow, and I know we’ve already pre-ordered the Minions movie. That meant making the perfect dessert for our Minions watch party, and trust me, you’re going to love this one. Take a break from holiday stress and make these delightful minion mini cakes for your family to enjoy during the movie!

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How to Throw a MARVEL The Avengers: Age of Ultron Halloween Party!

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If you love Superheroes, you'll love this MARVEL The Avengers: Age of Ultron theme party! It's perfect for guests both young and old this Halloween. Enjoy Hawkeye Arrow Grape Pops, Black Widow Black Bean Dip, Hulk Smash Punch, and more while dressed up as your favorite Marvel characters!   #AvengersUnite #ad

I am so excited. My little man is totally into superheros, and as a mom, that’s definitely something I can get behind. I mean, think about it– Tony Stark, Steve Rogers, Bruce Banner… every superhero needs a great backstory, and that’s why I couldn’t resist throwing a great party to celebrate the release of MARVEL’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron! If you’re looking for the perfect Halloween party idea, you’ll love this one.

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Melted Ghost Chocolate Bark

Looking for a Halloween treat that is certain to make even the youngest guests giggle? These melted ghosts are delicious and easy to make-- plus, they're only 3 ingredients! They have a great sweet and salty flavor and will be a hit at your Halloween party, or are great just to enjoy as a snack at home. BOO!

Okay, so, I’m a huge fan of those little candy eyes that you can find in stores at Halloween. Is it just me, or do they make everything a little more adorable? There are so many great ways to use them, but I think I’ve just discovered my favorite– this melted ghost chocolate bark! It is SO easy to make that it will seriously take you only a couple of minutes of prep, and the whole family will love how adorable these spooky melted ghosts look! Plus, with these, you’ll be the hit of the Halloween party!

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Summer Grilling: Fruit and Veggie Skewers with 5-Minute Dips!

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Looking for an easy summer recipe? Try these 5-minute dips. One is perfect for fresh vegetables, with it's easy cheesy flavor. The other, a fruit dip with tart lemon flavor! You'll love how they taste with these fruit and vegetable skewers-- get your summer grilling tips here! #FireUpTheGrill #Ad

In summer, I totally hate heating up the whole house. I mentioned that recently, and I’ll say it again– dinner is not worth turning an oven on for! That’s why summer dinner is better on the grill. But how often do we think of grilling as being all about the meat? Forget those days– fresh veggies and fruit on the grill are all the rage, and I’ve got the easiest way to do it, plus two dips to pair with dinner!

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Bacon Wrapped Cheeseburger Dogs

These bacon wrapped cheeseburger dogs are a MUST at your summer cookout-- they're easy to make ahead and then customize with a variety of toppings. If you're grilling, you MUST try this! It's cheeseburger heaven!

You’re going to want to sit down for this one.

Melted cheese. Bacon. Beef. It’s got all of the main food groups. And because you can make these Bacon Wrapped Cheeseburger Dogs ahead of time, they’re kind of a must for the 4th of July.

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Blended Strawberry Mock-aritas and Hot & Spicy Cheese Dip for Cinco de Mayo!

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Wanting to celebrate a delicious Cinco de Mayo with friends and family? You'll love this delicious strawberry mock-arita... it's just like your favorite restaurant margarita, without any alcohol! Strawberry and lime abound, and they're delicious. It makes for the perfect drink recipe for summer. #DelimexFiesta #Ad

Green chiles and hot sauce add a little kick to this cheesy delight! You'll love this dip for your next fiesta, whether it's Cinco de Mayo or anytime! It's creamy, cheesy, and served hot, which makes it SO good for any time! #DelimexFiesta #Ad

I’m coming at you today with not one, but TWO recipes that will be perfect for your Cinco de Mayo fiesta! You’ll love these recipes for sharing with friends, or even enjoying yourself after a long day. The first is a perfect blended strawberry mock-arita (it’s alcohol free, so even your littlest sippers can enjoy some this summer!) and the second is a hot and spicy cheese dip that will be the hit of the party, whether you’re dipping chips or the Delimex Taquitos and Rolled Tacos that pair perfectly with it!

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