Chili Con Queso Dip only has four ingredients and comes together in minutes! I learned a lot of things over the past weeks with the passing of my father. One of them is the power of food to heal. The time we spent at my father’s side the last few days of his life and the days following his death planning the memorial service time seemed to move so slowly, almost standing still. I also discovered that I didn’t have much of an appetite or at least thought I didn’t. But [Continue Reading…]
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…]
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…]
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!
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 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…]