Remember the hot dog recipe I blogged about last time? In case you didn’t see it yet, the special southern style dog includes a vegetable. Trying hard to incorporate veggies for easy family meals that your children won’t roll their eyes at? Make this meal fun for your children or grandchildren by asking them to set the table for you. The older ones can be chopping up the pickles unless you go the easy route with a jar of pickle relish. Speaking of relish, let me tell you about a pickle and ham roll-up snack I convinced my two granddaughters to taste. Grandmas like me dare toRead More →

Cheese & Herb Appetizer Got a kitchen herb garden? Make a Mediterranean basil and rosemary appetizer with cheese. This Caprese recipe is easy and quick. Eat it as a light snack for two, or make more if you choose. The more you make, the more you’ll want to eat. Kitchen Herb Gardens If you decide to make a purchase through my link, Amazon will pay me a commission for it. This doesn’t cost you anything additional. These commissions help to keep the rest of my content free, so thank you! Kitchen gardens, especially one with herbs, are treasures to home chefs. Grow your own herbRead More →

Happy Valentine’s Day❣ Looking for a quick appetizer to make today? Try a different twist on dipping strawberries in chocolate. Easy. Delicious. Fast. You’ll have enough time to make it as a treat today or an after-dinner dessert if you wish. Strawberry buttons vary from the typical dip-in-chocolate method as you can see from the pictures. Originally, I intended to dip the strawberries in chocolate by using my friend’s daughter’s recipe with cream cheese. We were shopping in Target, and I was looking for the chocolate squares I’ve used previously for chocolate dipping. There were none available, so I purchased dark chocolate chips. My friend,Read More →

What is on your menu for the second-largest day of food consumption in the U. S.? The big game is coming up on February 7, 2016. Try these 9 super appetizing foods for your party: Nachos Bar – Have everyone coming to your party bring an item they like on nachos. Imagine the amazing nachos deluxe that you and your friends will enjoy. Potato Bar – Bake potatoes and have each guest contribute one or two toppings. Ideas for toppings: real bacon pieces, grated cheese, sauteed veggies, sour cream, butter, chopped green onions, chopped barbecue beef and any other creations you can come up with.Read More →