My Husband's brother makes these as a tradition every holiday season. I'll admit - at first I was really skeptical...especially of the name. "Spinach balls? Sounds Terrible!" Then I ate one as a courtesy. To my surprise they were delicious! I ate probably a half dozen and still wanted more! These have become one of my favorite appetizers to make...not only because they are tasty, but because they are EASY! My family likes to serve Thanksgiving dinner in the evening, but we prepare . . .
Cranberry sauce.. does anyone really like it? Or do we just put it on the table because of tradition? Maybe it is tradition, maybe there are cranberry die-hards out there still spreading it on turkey and rolls. I prefer to spread it over a homemade buttery roll. Either way. Cranberry Sauce is ridiculously easy so I have a delicious recipe for all you cran-lovers. Not to mention it is a tradition!! Gotta carry on the tradition. How to Make Cranberry Sauce My mom will NEVER buy . . .
Who like's hummus? For those of you who said no, I'm willing to bet you haven't tried it, ha ha! I was scared to try it at first, swore I didn't like it, but it turns out I do! I like it a lot! I've been wanting to combine a few of my fav salad ingredients into a new hummus lately - beets and goat cheese. They have been my salad jam lately and I thought they would be wonderful together on a cracker as well. Crunchmaster As Your Dippers On the topic of crackers - I am still really enjoying . . .
A veggie tray is a classic pot luck item, and today I wanted to share how I've been serving my veggie trays for the last several years. I'm also sharing a fresh homemade dill dip to replace that yucky bottled ranch dressing that often accompanies a vegetable tray. Individually Portioned Dill Dip If you saw my recent 7 layer dip post, you'll notice a theme with the individual portioned servings. I have found this method of serving dips to crowds to be an enormous hit! It is so convenient . . .
My husband, Jim, grew up in a town in northern San Diego called Fallbrook. The town is known for its amazing avocado groves. They claim the title of "The Avocado Capitol of the Country." They even have an avocado festival there each year. So -people that grew up there probably know a thing or two about guacamole. :) Jim's brother, Bob, makes this guacamole and it's awesome! My kids call him "Uncle Bob" and are completely smitten with him. After all - he plays trains and cars with . . .
Back in college I had a love for caesar salad. Who doesn't? I ate those salads all the time! And then...I got sick. I think the dressing was old or made with a bad egg...and I was so so sick. And so I swore off cesar salads for life. Now that I'm several years removed from the food poisoning - I've been thinking about Caesar salad again. But the thought of raw eggs in my dressing still makes me cringe. So I came up with the idea of making a yolk free dressing. Kid and pregnant lady . . .
This last week I took this Lentil Bruschetta to a few parties- each time nervous that people would look at it and run away (let's face it these lentils are not the most beautiful creatures on Earth...) but instead I received the opposite reaction! Every one LOVED it. I received so many comments and even texts asking for the recipe afterwards. SO so happy this was a major hit. I have every confidence that when you make this you will love it and everyone you share it with will love it . . .
I've been really excited about the posts that will be going up this week. I think the most popular season is fall. What's not to love? Fall has the best fashion, the best food, and the best smells. A few weeks ago my family went apple picking and it was the perfect activity to kick of the fall months. It also got me craving apple recipes big time - and so because I'm pregnant, and because I'm craving apple recipes - we are sharing delicious apple recipes all week long. So please follow . . .
Well, it's officially football season. You either love it, or you hate it. I'm not a huge football fan, but I'm a huge football food fan! In honor of Monday night football we have 20 recipes that will pair perfectly with your game day. 1. Jalapeño Popper Dip - Ooey, gooey, cheesey goodness. 2. Hot Corn Dip - serve with chips and watch it disappear. 3. Chicken Poblano Queso Blanco - come on, you have to serve queso during the game. 4. Chipotle Salsa - For a little kick of . . .
My dear friend Erin, years ago, invited me to a cookie exchange during the holidays. At this gathering we were served the most delicious dip - Jalapeño Popper Dip. It was warm, creamy, with a little kick, and served alongside tortilla chips and fritos. Since that day, Erin has served these delicious dips at many get togethers - fight nights, football games, and bbqs. So when I asked her what I should take to my recent bunco night she instantly suggested this dip! It's a cinch to . . .