Artichoke Stuffed Mushrooms

I was afraid to introduce my kids to artichokes, but if you’re looking for a meat-free appetizer, these babies are IT! I think I ate half the batch all by myself.

Game Day Dip Round-up

Dip is the perfect game day snack! This collection of great dips is perfect for any get together, superbowl party, or Sunday afternoon.

Brown Butter Cream Cheese Dip

This cream cheese dip with browned butter has a rich, caramel flavor. It makes a great fruit dip, also great on graham crackers. You’re going to want to hide the mixing bowl from your kids.

Spicy Sweet Pecans

When I was deciding exactly how to make these magical metaphorical pecans, there was really only one choice. Spicy AND Sweet. Well, and toasted, of course, because toasted nuts are obviously the very high-end best.

Chunky Taco Dip

Instead of my normal snack food of popcorn with real butter, this night I served chips with taco dip. It’s ever so quick and easy to make. And ever so quickly and easily consumed.

Lime Cream Cheese Wontons

 Share on TumblrIn the twelve years we have lived in our home, we have had some strange experiences with pesky animals.  The worst, for me, are the mice.  Because I’m a mouseophobe.  Or rodentophobe.  Wait, I’m not afraid of hamsters or squirrels.  Let’s stick with mouseophobe.  And ratophobe. I. HATE. Mice.  I can’t word that [Read On]

Chunky Guacamole and Fresh Corn Chips

 Share on TumblrA recipe for a fresh and chunky guacamole and corn chips. Saturdays were made for snacking.  And so was guacamole.  I didn’t come to love guacamole until later in life.  I was influenced in this by my brother, who spent some time in South America and came home with a love affair with [Read On]

Chocolate Dipped Marshmallows

 Share on TumblrLarge marshmallows dipped in chocolate and decorated with a variety of toppings. Yield:  About 30-35 large marshmallows It’s funny, how we make decisions sometimes.  I was wandering through the blogosphere, looking for fun cookies and other recipes to try when I found a picture of these marshmallows dipped in chocolate.  They reminded me [Read On]

Bite-Size Christmas Cookies

 Share on TumblrI love playing Bonko.  It’s such a good excuse to get out of the house and hang out with my girlfriends one night a month.  I have been in this particular group for over 11 years now, if that tells you anything. This year, I volunteered to host in December, the one month [Read On]