New Years Chicken Chili Cheese Dip

We are going to a New Year's party which will likely last a while. The plan is actually to get together as a late Christmas party but that means we'll eat early. So about 10:30 or so people will be wandering around looking for something to eat. I thought I'd put this out to satisfy... Continue Reading →


22nd Day of Christmas: Slow Cooker Chex Mix

Since as far back as I can remember my mom has made Chex Mix at Christmas time. I can remember trimming the tree while it baked and eating it as soon as it came out. I'm not much of a traditionalist when it comes to Chex Mix so when it says peanuts what I mean... Continue Reading →

7th Day of Christmas: Reindeer Chow

As promised another goodie/gift idea. This one makes a fun snack for Christmas parties or as a small gift for your friends and family. We made Chex Mix every year growing up and while those were always good, though I still don't love pretzels, this one sounds much better! Well, that is likely because it... Continue Reading →

1st Day of Christmas: Pomegranate/Cranberry Dip

Pomegranate/Cranberry Dip Quick intro! So this year's 25 Days of Christmas posting is themed as gifts you can give and recipes. Yep! I sussed out 25 recipes/gift ideas because I was trying to think what I could do and decided that a lot of yummy recipes would be fun. Some of them are actually normal... Continue Reading →

Avocado Salsa

Sometimes I feel as if it is just too hot to eat. I like cool foods in the summer and a lot of times a Fresh Mex options is just the ticket because there is next to no cook time. This could be anything from a quesadilla to a salad. So this avocado salsa is... Continue Reading →

7 Layer Bean Dip

Great for parties and get togethers. Always goes over well. Also and easy summer dish you can make just to have around. ingredients Refried Beans: 2 16oz cans of beans or 1 30oz can Sour Cream: 16 oz container Cheese*: (we usually buy a large brick and use about half but how much cheese you... Continue Reading →

Delicious Mango Salsa

A delicious additions to the summer. Great on steak, chicken, fish and so much more.... ingredients 2-3 Mangos 1 Red bell pepper 1 Small bunch of green onions 1/2 bunch of cilantro Salt and Pepper to taste Drizzle of Honey (optional) 1 Tablespoon Lime juice (optional) directions 1 Mix all ingredients and serve. 2 Great... Continue Reading →

Tasty Deviled Eggs to Adorable

I know. I know. Easter is behind us and this is late but I couldn't find my cookbook and this is a tasty Easter addition or even after Easter when you have all the multi-colored hard boiled eggs. PS: I don't recommend eating 4 halves for breakfast just to get rid of leftovers. prep-time: 20... Continue Reading →

Fun and Easy Food For New Years

Something I loved making as a kid and still do is English Muffin Pizzas. They are super easy and both kids and adults love them. Also, if you plan on having a New Years Party you can make several different types of pizza and cut them up for finger food. It is win win and... Continue Reading →

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