Category Archives: Appetizers/Munchies

Sweet Potato Sausage Balls

I was looking through my emails, and one from the nice folk at Southern Living immediately screamed “Thanksgiving Munchies!” at me. I didn’t even change that much of the recipe when I made it. Well… OK, I used sweet Italian … Continue reading

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Asparagus in Puff Pastry

When I came across this recipe, from the nice folk at Food Network, I knew it would be just the thing to serve to a couple of friends coming over for a small, socially distanced Saturday evening. And, I was … Continue reading

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Deviled Ham Spread

Sometimes, you go back to the past and rediscover stuff that is so good, it makes you (well, me, anyway) wonder, “why haven’t I made this more often?” Such is the case with this deviled ham spread – which I … Continue reading

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Garlic Butter Peanuts

Who knew? I had come across a 1960’s recipe for lobster curry, and it looked halfway decent! But… while, yes, the lobster curry looked tempting, the two toppings to serve with the curry looked even more so. Which brings me … Continue reading

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Pimiento Cheese and Deviled Eggs

Hmmm… Pimiento cheese or deviled eggs for munchies? Hey! Why not Pimiento Cheese Deviled Eggs? I wish I could say that this was a new and unique (and totally my) idea; but that would be a lie – this concept … Continue reading

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Sausage & Beer Queso

There are times when nothing but a nice, ooey gooey pot of queso will do. And a small, socially distanced gathering of friends and family for a holidaze dinner seemed the perfect time to take a new version, from the … Continue reading

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Creamy Guacamole

I came across an advertisement for “creamy guacamole” which looked to be almost a salad dressing and, I was intrigued. It reminded me of a sauce that I rather liked a long time ago – mebbe when I was living … Continue reading

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Marinated Cherry Peppers

Wow – that went by fast. Today, in honor of this here food blog’s 10th anniversary (!), I am reposting my first recipe; cherry peppers stuffed with Provolone cheese and marinated for at least one week, or as long as … Continue reading

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Green Goddess Dip and…

I have long been tempted by the thought of Green Goddess Salad Dressing. Except… most recipes I have come across  in the past called for anchovies and tarragon – two things that I have not really cared for whenever I’ve … Continue reading

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Chocolate Rum Balls

New year, new take dark chocolate (liquor) ball truffles. This time, I swapped in spiced rum for the bourbon, used half and half in place of heavy cream, and chopped Virginia peanuts in place of pecans. The result? Still wicked … Continue reading

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