Light and Fluffy Pumpkin Dip

Fluffy Pumpkin Dip

Is a pumpkin a vegetable or fruit?  That is the question. Well, the answer is…..pumpkin is a FRUIT!  It is a member of the gourd family and because of it’s fleshy seedy, center it is a fruit not a vegetable. Pumpkin season is in full swing! I hosted a girls night out craft night at my home the other  night and we had several pumpkin themed crafts so a pumpkin treat was definitely in order. This fluffy pumpkin dip is a combination of cream cheese, sugar, pumpkin, marshmallow creme and of course [Continue Reading…]

Toffee Apple Dip

Apple Dip

Note: Todays post is  a recipe redo with updated photos of one of my favorite fall treats. Last week I opened my front door and found my friend Dawn standing at my door with this darling basket in her hand. A cute little basket filled with all the ingredients to make her yummy Apple Dip. Dawn and I met in the costume shop at the high school where our daughters performed together in various shows.  Dawn is a marvelous seamstress and we have spent a lot of time sewing together over [Continue Reading…]

Hot Cheesy Corn Dip


So how are you ringing in the new year tonight?  We’re hosting party here at home with some friends.  We’re having soup, salad and a grilled cheese bar then an evening of game playing. If you are looking for a last minute, yummy appetizer for your party or to take to a party tonight check out the Hot Cheesy Corn Dip recipe I shared over at I Heart Naptime.  You’ll bring home an empty dish – I promise. For recipe go here. Happy New Year’s!  

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dip

chocolate chip cookie dip

I first tasted this chocolate chip cookie dip years ago.  A friend had made it for a party and I remember I totally planted myself next to the bowl and just about refused to share it with anyone else. I am a huge fan of chocolate chip cookies, chocolate chip cookie dough, chocolate chip ice cream – just about anything with chocolate chips in it!  So of course I was going to love this dip.  This recipe has been hiding in my files for years and when I needed to [Continue Reading…]

Artichoke Spinach Dip with Chopped Pecans

Artichoke Spinach Dip with Chopped Pecans

Artichoke Spinach Dip with Chopped Pecans is a delicious appetizer. The addition of pecans to a favorite appetizer adds flavor and texture. I love a good artichoke dip. I have shared a couple of yummy recipes here on the blog.  There was Artichoke and Spinach Dip and  Roasted Garlic and Artichoke Dip.  Both are so good.  Since I live by the philosophy that you can never have too many good recipes I have another variation on a theme for you today. The ladies in our neighborhood had a belated Mother’s [Continue Reading…]

Mexican Layered Dip

Mexican Layered Dip

Note:  If you haven’ shared your favorite New Year’s party food please add a link to your recipe here at my Linky Party! I can’t wait to try some of your recipes. This recipe is always required for any big football watching occasion at our home.  It is the first thing that Logan will request when I ask what they want.  Be it New Year’s Day or Super Bowl Sunday there will be Mexican Layered Dip at our house. It is similar to Seven Layer Dip but this one only [Continue Reading…]

Pumpkin Dip

Pumpkin Dip

One of my favorite things to do with apples is to dip them into some kind of yumminess. I especially love to dip my apples into this yummy apple dip. So good! You must try it. Well I found another yummy combination – pumpkin and apples. At my recent Mummies Night Out Party I served my favorite apple dip but I also served today’s recipe for pumpkin dip. The caramel dip is much sweater than the pumpkin dip so it was nice to have the balance and maybe, just maybe [Continue Reading…]

Artichoke and Spinach Dip

This Artichoke and Spinach Dip is always the first thing to disappear at a party and my favorite appetizer of all time!

This Artichoke and Spinach Dip is always the first thing to disappear at the party and my favorite appetizer of all times! It is a close call but if I had to pick the most requested recipe from my Mummies Night Out I would have to say it is today’s recipe. I have a go to appetizer that I love.  It is a roasted garlic and artichoke dip that I have made for years.  Everyone loves it and it is always one of the first things to disappear. Last month [Continue Reading…]

Balsamic Black Bean Salsa

Balsamic Black Bean Salsa

I have lost track of how many times I have made this salsa.  It has been my go to appetizer for the last few months whenever I am asked to bring something to a potluck.  Every time I have made it I’ve been asked for the recipe – that’s a good sign it is definitely a keeper. This recipe comes from my friend Melanie over at My Kitchen Cafe –  my go to food blog for recipes that don’t disappoint! Not only is it delicious but the colors are so [Continue Reading…]