New Years Eve Party Food

Oh shoot, really? It’s New Year’s Eve already? I know that New Year’s Eve is […]


Planning Food for the 4th of July

When I was growing up, some of our best parties happened on the 4th of […]

Making Homemade Crostini

  Now that I’ve discovered homemade crostini (that’s Italian for “little toasts”) I’ll never buy […]

Stack of homemade crostini

Stuffed jalapenos

I love jalapeno peppers so these spicy appetizers stuffed with cheese and sausage are everything […]

Stuffed Jalapeno peppers

Gourmet Chicken and Red Pepper Quesadillas

This week I needed something fast and easy for dinner and this was the happy […]

stack of chicken and pepper quesadillas

Sloppy Joes a whole new way….

When my kids were little they were wildly jealous of the neighbor kids whose mom […]

hot and cheesy Sloppy Pockets

Super Bowl Food

For some this Super Bowl weekend is all about the big game. For others (some […]

mini deep dish pizzaf

Planning for Christmas Dinner

If you’re as busy as I am this week, it’s probably hard to even THINK […]

Thanksgiving Dinner: Appetizers

Who needs appetizers along with Thanksgiving Dinner, you say? Well, in our family, they are […]

cheese and crackers

Breaded Catfish Nuggets

Who knew? I LOVE catfish and I never knew it! I have a confession to […]

Tomatoes stuffed with Bleu cheese and crab

These delicious treats started out as appetizers and ended up being dinner! I’m still using […]

Dried Cherry and Goat Cheese appetizers

I arrived home from vacation last weekend to a broken washing machine, three weeks of […]

Pico de Gallo

It’s time to revisit Pico de Gallo. Last week  we discussed the making of Chile […]

Ajo Pizza Appetizer

As my husband was putting the finishing touches on a great smoked sausage pizza tonight, […]

Buffalo Wings

Nothing says Super Bowl snacks quite like Buffalo Wings. I did a little research on […]

Sweet and Sour Wings

This recipe for sweet and sour wings is a perennial favorite in our home. Today’s […]

Super Super Bowl Snacks

Super Bowl Sunday has gotten bigger and bigger and bigger over the years. Having the […]

Homemade Onion Rings, also gluten-free

Yesterday, I discussed making gluten-free fried Chicken fingers and mentioned that the real hit of […]