Mexican Basics: Pico de gallo

Having good basic recipes can be like gold to a home cook. We continue our Mexican Basics series today with Pico de gallo; uncooked, fresh salsa. Just like the Classic Guacamole, I’m sure there are a number of recipes. In fact, many cooks often just toss in a pinch of this and a little of […]

Mexican Basics: Classic Guacamole

As most families, Mexican food is not only one of our favorites, it’s also one of the most pocket friendly meals you can serve. Whether you like spicy food or not {like me}, most Mexican recipes are bursting with flavor. All this week we will be sharing Mexican Basics, beginning today with Classic Guacamole. The crazy […]

Halloween Recipe: Ghoulish Guacamole Eyes

I have no doubt there is an alternate universe and it is populated with monsters. So as I pondered what their Halloween celebrations would be, it occurred to me that most likely they would think of us as monsters. Which in turn made me realize they would have appetizers like these Ghoulish Guacamole Eyes to […]

Cheesy Chili Dip: Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Cinco de Mayo is this weekend…do you celebrate? We love Mexican food in our house, and most of the time, have it at least once a week. Typically Mexican recipes are inexpensive to fix and there are many that I make that the boys {and Doug} enjoy, so it’s a win-win! We have all been […]

Loaded Baked Potato Skins

An appetizer or a meal? With all the possible combination of toppings that can be added these Loaded Baked Potato Skins can pass as both. When we have the opportunity to get out of the house and enjoy a dinner together Liz and I love to visit a local burger joint that has some of […]

Herb and Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms – A Mushroom Vegetarian Recipe

Ahhh Thanksgiving, nothing compares to a juicy turkey, the delicious side dishes, and desserts. We love having a big family dinner and spending time together. My boys even help prepare their favorite dish for the dinner. One of my favorites though that I look forward to every year is the stuffing. It just wouldn’t be […]

Homemade Pico de Gallo Recipe

As football season approaches, we thought it would be fun to share with you some yummy recipes that you can share at your next Tailgate Party or even a potluck or get-together. We love Mexican in our house and usually plan at least one meal each week with tacos, quesadillas or one of our family […]

Quick Kiddie Cocktail for the After-party

Rush-Rush-Rush, sometimes that’s the theme playing in my head instead of Ho-Ho-Ho during the holidays. With all the recipes and decorating and crafts that we share, to the kids school functions, their games and choir concerts. It can be a daunting task to find all the time and money to accomplish everything and sometimes it […]

Grilled Lemon Garlic Shrimp: Food on a Stick

If you love seafood, or love Red Lobster’s Shrimp Scampi, you will love this Grilled Lemon Garlic Shrimp! You don’t typically think of shrimp when you are planning your budget friendly meal, but actually most seafood including shrimp is a good frugal option. You can find the Shrimp for this delicious treat for under $7.00 […]

The Best Homemade Cheese Ball Recipe (It can be done with Philadelphia Cream)

Happy Friday my friends! I’m excited to kick off this new series, Gifts from the Kitchen! Each week, Doug and I will share with you recipes and gifting ideas for the upcoming holiday season. Last year, I shared Homemade for the Holidays, and had such a good time with it, that I thought it would […]

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