Creatively Transforming Food

Dips

Raspberry Firecracker Sauce

Raspberry Firecracker Sauce

This Raspberry Firecracker Sauce zings all your senses!  Jim and I were celebrating our eighth year together by reliving our first date at a local restaurant. As I recall, we had brie with fruit and coconut shrimp appetizers with red wine ..and something else. I think […]

Homemade Ranch Seasoning

Homemade Ranch Seasoning

Homemade Ranch Seasoning  is a versatile mix to have on hand when hungry guests show up. It can be flavored to suit the crowd’s tastes or to compliment the type of food it accompanies. Vegetables, salads, chicken wings, pretzels, french fries and more await to […]

Herb Dipping Oil

Herb Dipping Oil

Serve this Herb Dipping Oil  with  Rosemary Focaccia Bread as a fabulous appetizer. Your guests will be impressed and its preparation requires minimal effort, yet will taste like I was an overnight feat of accomplishment. The accolades will be numerous so prepare your speech now! “I would like to […]

Creamy Cilantro Chipotle Sauce

Creamy Cilantro Chipotle Sauce

  Creamy Cilantro Chipotle Sauce is versatile beyond belief! It’s perfect for : Burrito Bowl  (with or without meat) Taco Topping-Regular or Fish Sandwich spread Rice bowl with veggies Fresh Veggie Dip Salad dressing You name it, you could probably do it! Where do you […]

Fiesta Corn and Black Bean Salsa

Fiesta Corn and Black Bean Salsa

Fiesta Corn and Black Bean Salsa was born out of necessity. “Honey?  What did you make for the pool party?” the hubster asked. “Oh,” I said. “We are going?”  Our house was full of extra family members, three of them 8 and under and one teen on […]

Pesto

Pesto

My basil plants are in full gear so it’s time to make some Pesto ! Looking out my kitchen window I see a need to do some harvesting. Sure, I’ve used a little bit here and there to add to sandwiches, pasta dishes and other […]

Creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing

Creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing

Creamy Cilantro Lime Dressing is a great topping for a rice bowl full of tomatoes, avocados, black beans or chick peas and maybe some summer fresh corn! Perhaps on a fish taco or grilled shrimp? Why not use it as a dip for fresh vegetables or on […]

Hot and Spicy Chesapeake Crab Dip

Hot and Spicy Chesapeake Crab Dip

Hot and Spicy Chesapeake Crab Dip is rich and decadent. It’s fit for a crowd you want to impress ! Once you have prepped your ingredients, it will come together quickly and be in the oven permeating your kitchen with the aroma of Old Bay […]