Tag Archives: Munchies

Another Take on Oven-Fried Pickles

Last fall, I did a post about taking my friend Barb’s pickles, dipping them in buttermilk, then breading and oven frying ’em. They were very good. Now, I have a batch of my own Pilsner Pickles, coated in a nicely … Continue reading

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Christmas Candy Crunch

I will admit, it was a moment of weakness… We were strolling down the food aisles at Target (as one does), when I came across an endcap loaded down with Christmas Crunch cereal. Another endcap nearby held bags of white … Continue reading

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Chili Ranch Corn Chips

Simple and fast to make, baked, so they’re not too, too bad for you as snack foods go, and with a simple blend of spices that you can customize to suit your taste; there is really not much bad to … Continue reading

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Tuna Dip With Gingered Pickles

We were having a gathering of friends new and old, and the old friends had requested a dinner of Vietnamese marinated ribs with Thai tortellini salad on the side; so I had a kindofa Asian theme running for dinner. Ruth … Continue reading

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Perfectly Pickled Green Beans

So, I do this thing with a local family farm where I ‘join’ an event on facebook on a Friday, and on Tuesday I show up, hand over $10, and get a pretty big honkin’ bag o’ STUFF. Good stuff, … Continue reading

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Parfait! Savory Deviled Eggs

Always popular at gatherings and (my mom-in-law’s favorite) pitch-in dinners, deviled eggs get a bit of a punch with added fresh herbs and – surprise! – Sherry Peppers Sauce (I really do put that in everything). Not to worry, if … Continue reading

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Thousand Island Meatballs

The recipe I came across somewhere on the interwebs sounded very interesting: glaze mini meatballs with thousand island salad dressing before baking, then allow them to cool and serve as an appetizer. Well, let me say this about that: great … Continue reading

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Fried Cheese Curds

We were away for a week in one of our favorite places, Door County, Wisconsin, and, since we were there a bit ahead of ‘the season’ one of our usual go-to restaurants was only open on the last night of … Continue reading

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Parfait! Bacon Wrapped Dates

Want a great, mostly make-aheadable, and oh! so tasty munchie for your holiday (or, really, anyday) gathering? Grab a date (I cheat and buy the pre-pitted), wrap it in bacon, add a bit of your fave steak seasoning (I’m partial … Continue reading

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Pizza Dip

I came across this pretty nifty little dip on some web site or another, sorry to say I did not note which, and thought it’d be just the thing for a brunch-y get together at a friend’s house. After using … Continue reading

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