Philly Cheesesteak Dip

It's dip season, my favorite time of year! I know we've talked before about this, but dip season begins sometime in October and runs through Super Bowl Sunday (in my opinion). All the holidays and the celebrating seem to bring out the dip in all of us, which is totally fine with me ....more

Red Beans, Rice and Sausage Soup

Confession, I love red beans and rice. I clearly don't make them often enough. My foodie bucket list includes a visit to New Orleans to chow down on this emblematic staple of Louisiana Creole cuisine ....more

Clementine Margaritas

You have about a month to make these before Clementine season is officially over. Don't miss it....more

Easy Sticky Toffee Pudding Cake with Boozy Toffee Sauce

It's here.....tonight is the premiere of Downton Abbey. Like me, Have you been waiting all year to see what becomes of Lady Mary and her many suitors or maybe you are more concerned with Lady Edith and her sadness in regards to the child she was forced to give up? And will Lord Grantham finally give into the industrial progress that is happening all over England? ...more

Dill Pickle Butter

It's no secret I am a lover of all things dill pickle. And ever since the craze of my Dill Pickle Soup recipe, I have found a camaraderie with many dill pickle aficionados around the globe. If you do not have a deep affection for the dill pickle, then this butter might not be for you ....more

Top 20 Recipes of 2014

Happy New Year everyone! I'd like to take a moment to thank all of you who continually visit here and make this site possible. Your presence and interaction are vital to going forward and I appreciate all the sharing of recipes you do with family and friends.So many of you have been here since the beginning (6+ years ago) ....more

Hot Italian Dip

It's New Year's Eve...what? Another 365 days have slipped through my fingers, I tried to make most of them count. Hopefully you did too.I am not really into resolutions, however, I keep telling myself I am going to keep my office organized during 2015 ....more

(Giveaway) Hamilton Beach Stack & Snap Food Processor

I am so excited to be giving away one of my absolute MUST HAVE kitchen items. I honestly don't know how anyone gets by without one!I use my food processor to shred cheese, make breadcrumbs, chop onions and nuts, make nut butters, puree sauces and soups, make dough.....the possibilities are endless. And it seems I am always finding a new use for my this very handy kitchen appliance.Having said that, I was excited when Hamilton Beach asked me to test out their new Stack & Snap Food.. ....more

Asian Cheese Ball

I am so excited about this recipe, mostly because it's so yummy and takes little time and not much effort to put together. And while I think it's perfect for Christmas with its festive green outer shell, how nice would this be for New Year's Eve?...more

Kahlua Cashew Pralines

Pralines! We all think of them having roots in the South, especially Louisiana and more specifically New Orleans. However, pralines are one of the most popular recipes adapted from old French traditions....more