Appetizers and Dips

Basil Butter Garlic Bread

Basil Butter Garlic Bread A couple of times a year, I get together with a group of my old high school girlfriends.  We pig out and drink wine or margaritas, and we talk about the good old days, and where everybody we knew then is now.  We talk about old crushes, skipping class together, and… Continue reading Basil Butter Garlic Bread

Appetizers and Dips

Coconut Fruit Dip

I wish I had better pictures of this fruit dip, because it was absolutely amazing. Unfortunately, I’m notorious for making delicious food for parties and then forgetting to take good pictures of it.  It was even better than that marshmallow creme fruit dip, which I happen to have a very high regard for.  I can… Continue reading Coconut Fruit Dip

Appetizers and Dips

Guacamole Bruschetta

I’m having a dinner party tonight with a bunch of our friends to celebrate my husband’s birthday.  I’m cooking an Italian feast, with salad and homemade croutons, chicken and artichoke cheesy pasta, creme brulee, and chocolate sour cream bundt cake.  And for dessert, I am mixing up my theme a bit and going with bruschetta,… Continue reading Guacamole Bruschetta

Appetizers and Dips

Cheesy Layered Pizza Dip

 Well, it’s football season, which at my house means lazy Sundays spent in pajamas watching football and eating highly fattening dips and junk food all day.  Life is rough. I kid you not when I say that the deciding factor for my husband in the decision making process on the house we bought was the proximity to his… Continue reading Cheesy Layered Pizza Dip

Appetizers and Dips

French Onion Soup Spread

Have you ever experienced that beautiful moment where you try out a new recipe that looks “just ok” to you, but then taste it and realize that you are going to be the most popular person at the party you are bringing it to?   That is the moment I had the first time I… Continue reading French Onion Soup Spread

Appetizers and Dips

Easy Restaurant Style Salsa

Who loves Mexican food, but never gets to eat her meal because she always, always fills up on the free chips and salsa first?  This girl. This recipe comes together in 5 easy minutes, with very little chopping, and tastes EXACTLY like the stuff that you are served in your favorite Mexican restaurant.  I made… Continue reading Easy Restaurant Style Salsa