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Appetizer

Parmesan Ranch Dressing

Parmesan Ranch Dressing

This Parmesan Ranch Dressing is addicting ! Used as a dressing, it can be altered to its dip equivalent by just eliminating the buttermilk.  Rather than using store bought packaged ranch mix, create a some of your own Homemade Ranch Seasoning  to store alongside your spices. Its uses are […]

Baked Fiesta Dip

Baked Fiesta Dip

Baked Fiesta Dip is made during the holiday season for large gatherings of friends and family. Not only is it a display of holiday colors, but its flavor combinations lure you back for another chip dip or two. Minus the toppings, this can be prepped […]

Puffy Pigs

Puffy Pigs

One appetizer favorite of our holiday gatherings is Puffy Pigs (a.k.a. Little Pigs in Puffy Blankets).These go quickly, so you may want to double this recipe! What I love about this recipe is these can be made ahead of time and frozen until ready to […]

Festive Pear Pomegranate Salsa

Festive Pear Pomegranate Salsa

Festive Pear Pomegranate Salsa is made to stun your guests at any holiday gathering. In this version, I added a little twist. We recently hosted the cast party for Eastern Shore Ballet Theater’s annual Nutcracker performance. All participants were amazing! Through years of dedication to perfect […]

Buffalo Ranch Chicken Dip

Buffalo Ranch Chicken Dip

Game Day is on! Are you prepped? Here’s a recipe for Buffalo Ranch Chicken Dip recipe that is truly effortless! Give your friends and family some heat to go with the anticipated intensity of the game. Make this  a day or so ahead of time and just heat […]

Old Bay Oyster Crackers

Old Bay Oyster Crackers

Old Bay Oyster Crackers are an addictive snack, but are perfect to top on my  Oyster Stew , or my Spicy Tomato Basil Soup. If you like the famous Ranch version of these oyster crackers, you will find these more addictive. These could easily be made […]

Tea Party Tuna Salad

Tea Party Tuna Salad

If you need an appetizer to take to a gathering or just crave a marvelous tuna salad on a toasted bun for lunch, Tea Party Tuna Salad is the perfect choice. Such a variety of options for its use! I have pictures of a few […]

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 […]