Snack Time: Avocado Hummus

I love avocados and I love hummus, so when I came across a pin on Pinterest for Avocado Hummus, I was excited! (Food nerd alert: Yes, I get excited about recipes I see online.  And the other day, I found myself in the grocery store exclaiming aloud, “Finally!  Tomato paste in a tube!” So yeah, […]

Snack Time: Avocado Hummus

4th of July Recipe Roundup

If you’re planning on having a cookout for the upcoming holiday weekend, you may be looking for a new recipe to share with your friends and family.  Here’s a short list of a few recipes I’ve shared previously that I think would make a great addition to your backyard BBQ.  Hope you find something you’ll […]

4th of July Recipe Roundup

Game Day Recipes

The big game is this Sunday, and whether you’re in it for the game or the commercials, chances are you will be noshing on some goodies.   After all, what’s the Superbowl without some great food?  I haven’t decided yet what we will be muching on.  What are you doing to have?  If you haven’t […]

Game Day Recipes

Jalapeño Popper Dip

A cheesy, gooey dip with a crispy, buttery crust that tastes like a jalapeño popper?  Yes please!  I made this for a holiday party, and everyone loved it!  Not only is it delicious, but you can make it as spicy as you want by adjusting the amount of jalapeño you use.  I used four jalapeños, and […]

Jalapeño Popper Dip

Restaurant Style Queso Dip Recipe

If you love Mexican food like I do, then maybe you’ve tried before to replicate the delicious white queso dip found in Mexican restaurants.  I don’t know about you, but I could eat that stuff by the vat.  But that’s besides the point.  If you’ve tried to make it at home, then you know it […]

Restaurant Style Queso Dip Recipe

Glorious Guacamole – homemade guacamole recipe

I would like to take this opportunity to formally and publicly declare my love for guacamole.  When I go to a Mexican restaurant, what I order has to meet certain requirements, and containing guacamole is one of them.  It’s so creamy and delicious and really easy to make, too, so if you’ve never done it, […]

Glorious Guacamole – homemade guacamole recipe

Celebrating the Tastes of Summer: Caprese Salad

There are many reasons I love summer: the warm early summer weather (not this 100+ degree heat we’ve been having), sleeping in, getting to spend time with Tim and Josie, the drive-in movie theater, traveling, and the wonderful produce (to name a few).  Nothing says summer quite like fresh tomatoes from the garden.  When I […]