Layered Greek Dip

I was looking for a new appetizer on – you guessed it – Pinterest.  I love hummus and feta cheese and when I saw this recipe for a 5 layer Greek Dip, I knew I had to try it. Of course, I could not follow a recipe without making my own changes. I added tomatoes […]

Cowboy Caviar

At a party several years ago, a friend brought this fresh and delicious appetizer. I asked her for the recipe and brought it to another party the next week. It has since become my signature dish and I am asked to make it all the time. The name “Cowboy Caviar” is rarely used when friends […]

Stuffed Mini Peppers

The other night we had a rare night off from softball. It was 4:00 and no one had any other activities that day. My husband was planning on making dinner that night, but it would not be ready until 7:00. Having to wait three more hours made me wish I had stopped for lunch earlier […]

Hummus with a Kick!

I love hummus. When I don’t have time for a real lunch, hummus is a great snack. It fills you up enough to last until you can have a real meal. Although hummus is great with crackers, I feel a lot less guilty dipping veggies instead. I normally eat store bought hummus, but this time […]

Carmelized Onion and Blue Cheese Crostini

My husband and I love to cook and of course, we love to eat. My husband always calls dinner an event (except when we are running out the door in the middle of the week to get kids to their events – then he calls it crazy.) Last weekend we had one day that just […]

Snacking on Crockpot Ribs

On Saturday morning, Mark and I had our usual conversation – “What are we having for dinner?” An inventory of our freezer did not excite us and we decided to head to the store later that day. However, we did find a slab of pork ribs that we did not use the last time we […]