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I used oat bread - I would use thinner bread when making for Afternoon Tea.

Tea-time Egg Salad Finger Sandwiches

My church is having a Bridal Revue and Afternoon Tea as a fundraiser. My assignment ...

Candied Nuts and Brie Dip with apples, bread, and crackers.

Candied Nuts and Brie Dip

I love this recipe. I always serve with apples and bread so I can switch ...

My grandma used to makes these and I used to see them at farmers markets and farm shops. Now days its just not around. After20 years of craving and not finding I made my own. Rush of childhood memories. Sweet crispy but soft pickle.

Pickled Watermelon Rind

Sweet yummy goodness. A forgotten treat. It has a similar flavor to a gerkins sweet ...

This easy Buffalo Chicken Dip dip is the ultimate hot creamy cheesy dip with all the classic flavors of hot buffalo chicken wings.

Buffalo Chicken Dip

This easy Buffalo Chicken Dip dip is the ultimate hot creamy cheesy dip with all ...

Lady Bug Caprese Salad

Can't go wrong with a Caprese Salad, and these cute little bites turn it into ...

A bowl of Mango Jalapeno Guacamole.

Mango Jalapeno Guacamole

This is my "go-to" recipe for when we get the craving for guacamole and tortilla ...

Are you tired of your guac turning brown after it sits awhile? Well this recipe will solve your problem!
 This is how it looks after 2 weeks in the Fridge.

GUACAMOLE ( best ever)

This is the best ever guacamole ever! I couldn't believe my eyes when I checked ...

Breadsticks ready to dip in sauce.


Everyone loves these! I am hired out several times a month to make these. So ...

Both Sis and I think this is a great chile verde. Very versitile!

Spring Hill Ranch's Roasted Salsa Verde w/ Avocado

Never been a fan of uncooked tomatillos, which are the main ingredient of salsa verde. ...

Chicken, Bacon, and Ranch Pasta Salad in a serving bowl.

Chicken, Bacon, and Ranch Pasta Salad

This is a pasta salad I have been making for at least 15 years. So ...

Bacon Onion Tomato Pie ready to be sliced.

Bacon Onion Tomato Pie

It may sound strange, but believe me, it is to die for!

This super creamy, flavorful refried bean dip is a party favorite.  It comes together in less than fifteen minutes of prep time and reheats perfectly at a reduced power level in the microwave.

Warm Bean Dip

This recipe for Warm Bean Dip is a real crowd-pleaser with creamy refried beans mixed ...

Picnic Deviled Eggs

It seems deviled eggs are always the first things to go at a potluck or ...

Garlic-Bacon Cheese Log on a cracker.

Garlic-Bacon Cheese Log

I just kinda made this one up, but it sure is tasty and goes over ...

Crispy texture of the First Down Reuben Rounds.

First Down Reuben Rounds

Easy to make, and no crumbs left on the plate! This is a winning recipe ...

Bruschetta & Cheese in a bowl to serve.

Bruschetta & Cheese

This is best made with New Jersey tomatoes. I live in NJ's sister state, Pennsylvania. ...

Crack Dip is a fun and tasty crowd-pleasing easy ranch dip recipe that is perfect for movie nights, game day, and parties.

Crack Dip

Crack Dip is a fun and tasty crowd-pleasing easy ranch dip recipe that is perfect ...

A delicious pizza dip with cheeses, mini pepperoni, black olives, Italian sausage and veggies.


This is a flavorful fun food packed with tasty ingredients perfect to serve for sporting ...

A bowl of Devonshire Cream on a platter with fruit.

Devonshire Cream for Fruit

If you're looking for a fabulous dip for fruit, this one will definitely be a ...

A platter of Redneck Egg Rolls.

Redneck Egg Rolls

I've vamped up your traditional egg roll :) These are so good!

Grilled Vegetables With Goat Cheese and Balsamic Glaze.

Grilled Vegetables with Goat Cheese and Balsamic Glaze

My mom and grandmother would make this when they had leftover veggies that they couldn't ...

A few flavorful pita wedges topped with a gorgeous topping and garnished with tomatoes and black olives.


Very easy to make, these are deliciously ideal for entertaining or as a mid-afternoon snack.