Category Archives: Appetizers

Fresh Homemade Salsa

I’m of the belief that if you have the ingredients on hand, homemade is always, always mo’ better than jarred. I also wonder, why buy “fresh” salsa when it’s so easy to make at home? Not to mention cheaper. I almost … Continue reading

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Skillet Spinach & Artichoke Bread Ring Dip

Chris sent me this recipe he found on Facebook and requested I make it. I followed up on his request one night when we had people over. It came together easily (just be sure to factor in the time necessary for the dough … Continue reading

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Confession: it has only been within the last year in which I’ve learned I like guacamole. Always when ordering Mexican, it has been “Sin crema y no guacamole, por favor.” Sometime last summer, Chris had a craving for it, bought … Continue reading

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Cream Cheese Sausage Balls

These are great for brunch, a little something different to go along with the eggs for breakfast, or a tasty snack. Ingredients: 1 lb. breakfast sausage 1 8oz. package of cream cheese, at room temperature 1 1/4 cups of Bisquick 8 … Continue reading

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Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers

This past summer, for our anniversary, I bought Chris the Little Red Acorn, a ceramic egg-shaped griller/ smoker. And since that time, I don’t think we’ve used our gas grill once. It produces such fantastic tasting food because it uses lump … Continue reading

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Hummus Take 2

This was my lunch yesterday. Yum. I’m easily impressed that a dish can have similar ingredients, but yield a different taste. This is the case with this hummus recipe. The primary difference in this one is that there is no Greek … Continue reading

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The Best Cheese Dip Recipe Ever

This one comes from my good friend Chris. She brought it to a party many moons ago and it was eaten up fast. It has long ago replaced the other cheese dip recipe that was and is not known as “the … Continue reading

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Buffalo Chicken Dip

To me, dip just screams “party food!” It’s like queso, bean dip, fruit dip, etc. It’s snack-y, not a real meal, somewhat like an appetizer. There was no party when I made it last night only some chicken that I … Continue reading

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