Category: Party Time

no more ranch packets needed

What is your favorite salad dressing?  Are you Italian all the way? Are you a thousand island fan?  Maybe blue cheese?  Even better are you a fan of the great Caesar?  For me…I am a fan of all listed but my favorite go to is the good ole standby…ranch.  There …

an au gratin star is born…

The life of a food blogger is not as glamorous as some might imagine, my poor Hubby rarely gets a repeat meal (even his favorites), sometimes a recipe has to be made several times before it is right, and sometimes we even celebrate a Holiday early so I can get all …

throwin’ a hissy fit for this dip…

The weekend is almost here & we are springing forward (ok thats not fun) but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t have get together with friends and family…right?  I have had a rough couple of weeks and a nice little get together is just what the Dr. ordered and this Skinn(ier) …

kicky shrimp on the grill

I love shrimp!  There I admit it…I L.O.V.E those cute little things!  Since I was a little kid I have always been a fan.  One of my earliest memories involves this favorite treat.  There was a restaurant in Houston that I loved, JoJo’s.  It was a family type of place that …

fajita skewers please…

Who is ready for grilling season…I AM!!  There is just something so great about getting outside and cooking over an open fire (or having The Hubby do it) and experiencing the great flavors that come with it.    It just seems to make everything taste better, even the stuff that …

the skinny on cornbread

If you were to ask The Hubby what his favorite all time side is you might be surprised what his answer would be…some might say mashed potatoes (Ok I would say mashed potatoes), some might say rice or broccoli but The Hubby would say cornbread.  He LOVES cornbread!!  There is just …

have I mentioned I LOVE pink velvet?

Valentines is one of my most favorite holidays…it has lots of chocolate, pink, and hearts everywhere…what could be better?  OK, now I know Christmas has it’s beauty as well, but there is just something so special about all the pink & red hearts and celebrating love.  BTW…it is also my …

fryin’ up a super yummy onion strings

What are you serving up this weekend for the Big Game?  Are you doing all appetizers, BBQ, pot luck, or burgers and hot dogs?  Whatever you are serving these onion strings are amazing and will be a hit with all your guests for sure!   Ok, now I know I …

slow going spinach artichoke dip

The Super Bowl is just a few days away, no matter who you are rooting for, or even if you know who is playing (lets be real you only watch the commercials)… it is time to start thinking about all the yummy party food you get to eat!  Now if …

cocoa a new way

I still can’t believe Christmas is later this week.  I don’t know about you but I still have a ton to do and one of the things on my list is to make this fudge one more time.  There is just something so special about fudge around the Holidays…and especially this …