Italian Meatball Munchies

Last night we had spaghetti & meatballs for some friends. Since we had some sauce and meatballs left over, I decided to use them in a new way this evening. Using slices of baguette, we sliced a couple of the meatballs and made our own little munchies. As we were eating them, it dawned on … Continue reading

Holiday Quick Bites

One of my favorite magazines is Southern Lady. The pictures of homes and decorating styles won my heart at first glance. The recipes are so Southern and just perfect for home dinners or entertaining. The recipe I am posting today is not only delicious, but a great little appetizer for the holidays in that the … Continue reading

Cooking With Ginger

We have a young chef who comes into our community once a month who is absolutely wonderful. Not only does she bring us amazing recipes, but she is funny and just livens up the people who show up. You come away laughing and in such great moods, it is just a great class to attend. … Continue reading

Stuffed Artichoke Bites

If you are already on the lookout for great little appetizers for the holidays, you will want to add this one to your list. Simple and quick, you will fall in love with them. 2 cans quartered artichoke hearts, drained 2/3 cup Progresso Italian Seasoned bread crumbs 1/2 cup olive oil, divided use 1 clove … Continue reading

Bacon-Cream Cheese Pinwheels

The first of the Super Bowl Recipes. 3 oz cream cheese, softened 2 tables finely chopped onion 1 teas milk 1 tube (8 oz) refrigerated crescent rolls 5 bacon strips, cooked and finely chopped Preheat oven to 375. In a bowl, mix cream cheese, onion and milk. On a lightly floured surface, unroll the crescent … Continue reading

Savory Caesar Mushroom Caps

Great appetizer from Paula Deen. 12 large whole mushrooms 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 ( 8oz) cream cheese, softened 1 teas onion flakes 2 tables roasted pecans (chopped) 1 table olive oil 1/4 teas ground cayenne pepper 3 Tables Briannas Asiago Caesar Salad dressing Preheat oven to 350. Spray a baking sheet with cooking … Continue reading

Meatballs With Olive Tapenade

I am in love with tapenade. I fool myself into thinking that if I just have fancy crackers with tapenade that it will keep me from eating so much at dinner, which in turn, would make me loose weight. I just forget to figure in how much fat is in olives. On Friday nights, we … Continue reading