Totcho (tater tots meet nachos)

A dear sweet friend sent me a page out of a magazine which gives all the cakes which were popular during the last century. It was so interesting to see how peoples taste change through the years. As I was looking over the cake info, I happened to turn the page over and wa la…here … Continue reading

Jalapeno Pepper Jelly

This morning it was such fun to go to a friends house with 3 other friends to make jelly. It reminded me of stories from women who use to meet with ladies to sew or make jelly or batches of cookies. We had a blast. Some chopped while others measured sugar or vinegar to pour … Continue reading

Caesar Mushroom Caps

Isn’t it great to receive those cooking magazines that all us to have wonderful evenings when we get to just sit and look through them for new ideas? Because Fall is (hopefully for those of us who live in the Sun Belt, known as Arizona) right around the corner, it seems like those kind of … Continue reading

Breakfast Casserole You Don’t Want to Miss

You are thinking, “oh great, just another breakfast casserole” but wait…this is not just another one. It is probably the lightest and fluffiest one I have ever had. Had breakfast at a friends home yesterday and she had made this. She had been to a breakfast where every lady there requested it. And yes, all … Continue reading

Bruschetta Melts

One of my favorite foods is bruschetta. Sometimes on a Friday or Sunday evening, instead of making dinner, we choose to just have a plate of bruschetta. When I saw this in a Taste of Home magazine from 2015 (ok, I have been kinda busy and am just sitting down to go through some old … Continue reading

Cheese & Bacon Dip

Party Season is upon us!  This delicious and easy dip will be perfect for football parties or friends coming over for a visit! 1 (8oz) cream cheese, softened 8 oz of shredded Cheddar Cheese 1/2 cup milk 1/2 teas onion powder 1/2 teas dry mustard 3-5 drops of bottled pepper sauce (such as Tobasco) 6 … Continue reading

Caramel Apple Grapes

This is another recipe which we got in the class last Thursday, when we leavned about the Monster Cookies. These are so perfect to have on a platter, which can be picked up and pop in your mouth (with toothpicks). Great little party food. We had them in class and they were delicious. Ingredients As … Continue reading

Enchiladas…Kiko’s Style

Corpus Christi is where I spent the first 45 years of my life. Back in the early 80’s some friends of ours, Sam & Yvonne Satterfield, introduced us to a Mexican restaurant called, Kikos. We ate there from that point on at least once a week after that. Every trip back to Corpus to see … Continue reading

Super Bowl Supplies

We all know what Super Bowl means….food, lots and lots of food; oh yes and I guess football. But for a lot of us, who don’t even really know who is playing or what a football even looks like, food is the central core of what Super Bowl Sunday is all about. I have to admit … Continue reading

Texas Trash Warm Bean Dip

It is exciting to sit and begin to look for recipes for Super Bowl parties. Can’t wait to serve it with homemade chips at the party. Taken from Todd Yancey & Susie Pierce 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened 1 cup sour cream 2 cans (16 oz each) refried beans 1 packet Taco Seasoning … Continue reading