Seven Layer Tostadas

Seven Layer Tostadas |

My family are big fans of seven layer dip! It is great to serve at gatherings and the men in my house love to have it while watching their favorite game on the TV. A while back, I made some individual seven layers dips.  Then I got to thinking………… A tostada shell is really just... Read More

Easy Stuffed Mushrooms

Easy Stuffed Mushrooms |

I was recently invited to create a recipe using Jimmy Dean’s New Fully Cooked Sausage Crumbles. I thought this product sounded great and will be a great time saver in the kitchen.  Now you don’t have to cook sausage before you added it to recipes, you can just use the sausage crumbles instead. When I... Read More

Chili Cheese Nachos and National Canned Food Month

Chili Cheese Nachos |

It’s National Canned Food month and Cans Get You Cooking is celebrating all month long on Cooking Channel. Throughout February, tune in to Cans Make the Meal with Kelsey Nixon. Each 30-minute special Kelsey Nixon takes viewers down the canned food aisle sharing fun canned food facts and creating four delicious recipes inspired by her Cantry. Cans Make... Read More

No Drip Chocolate Dip

No Drip Chocolate Dip labeled

I love to eat fruit but I must admit it is even better with chocolate.  Apples, bananas, pineapple, raspberries, bananas  -they are all better dipped in chocolate. There are other things that are also tasty dipped in chocolate. Pretzels and marshmallows are a few of those things. I love to dip all of these things... Read More

Best Appetizers of 2013

best appetizer 2013 -

If you are planning a New Years Eve party, you may want all 3 of these recipes. These are the best appetizers for 2013. Here they are going clockwise: Sweet and Savory Saucy Meatballs – These are simple to make. Only 3 ingredients needed and one of those ingredients is Manwich Bold Sloppy Joe Sauce. Hot... Read More

40 Holiday Appetizers

40 Holiday Appetizers |

Today, I have put together a collection of appetizers from my blog that would be perfect for the holidays. Whether it be Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, or New Years Day – any of these recipes would be a welcomed addition. Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms Chile and Cheese Spirals Chicken Salad Crostini with Strawberries... Read More

Oven Toasted Ravioli

Oven Toasted Ravioli |

I have shared a recipe for toasted ravioli before, but it requires deep frying it in oil. Today’s recipe is a healthier alternative because it is baked instead of fried. My kids loved it. I must admit, I still prefer the fried version. However, this really is tasty for a baked version. Serve it with marinara... Read More

Party Shrimp

Party Shrimp |

Today’s appetizer is one that can be prepared at the last minute. That is one of the great things about shrimp, they cook fast. About 2 hours before your party, you place the shrimp in a simple marinade. Then before the guest arrive or even as they arrive, you cook the shrimp in the oven.... Read More

Apple Kielbasa

Apple Kielbasa |

Today’s quick appetizer is one that gets cooked in a slow cooker with only 5 ingredients. You can make it 6 ingredients if you like. The addition of a little cinnamon is nice, but isn’t necessary. I love the combination of  apples and sausage. They pair well together. You can serve them with tooth pick... Read More

Hot Spinach and Sun Dried Tomato Dip

Hot Spinach and Sun Dried Tomato Dip |

I can’t believe that Christmas is just over a week away. Time flies! Well, for this week I decided to do a quick appetizer week. This is perfect to take us through the new year. I hope this helps with any party you may have between now and then. I will have four new recipe... Read More