Category Archives: Fun Food Friday

Smoked Fish Dip – #CookoutWeek (Smokin Os)

This recipe for Smoked Fish Dip is another great use for Smokin’ O’s (the real wood ring that transforms your gas grill into a smoker)! Also, it’s the last day of #CookoutWeek, so be sure to enter the incredible giveaway! 

Posted in Appetizers, Dips and Spreads, Fish, Fun Food Friday, Grilling, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Picnic Fare, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Snacks | 7 Comments

Beer Nuts – Easy Recipe

It’s almost officially Summer, and there’s nothing like an icy cold beer on a hot, hot day. Add to your Summer snacking with this really simple recipe for Beer Nuts. Salty, sweet nuts with a hint of vanilla will be … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Five Ingredient Friday, Fun Food Friday, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Snacks | 2 Comments

Mexican-Style Street Corn Dip (Meatless Monday)

This Mexican-Style Street Corn Dip recipe was inspired by a conversation that was had in one of my food groups online. It’s so simple, so tasty, and it’s definitely not your ordinary dip. Looking for an inspiration for a great … Continue reading

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Corned Beef Cheese Ball

Have you got your ballgame food lineup ready? How about this Corned Beef Cheese Ball “Football” for your game day snacking? Really, this fabulous recipe is great for any time, and can be shaped or just put in a bowl … Continue reading

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Country Ham Pâté

Country Ham Pâté is a really great recipe for a simple-to-prepare, delightful appetizer spread that can be served on crackers or crusty bread. On a platter with pickled vegetables, it would be a perfect addition to your holiday snacking. 

Posted in Appetizers, Dips and Spreads, Fun Food Friday, Holiday Cooking, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Meats, Picnic Fare, Snacks, Southern | 4 Comments

Pork Burgers – Pecan-Crusted and Apricot Onion Chipotle Stuffed

This is a real ham burger! Ground pork is used for this Pork Burgers recipe. They are Pecan-Crusted and stuffed with dried apricot, onion and chipotle in adobo; grilled to perfection, they are the best burger I’ve ever eaten. 

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Cheddar Bacon Horseradish Spread (Fun-Food Friday)

Sharp Cheddar Cheese is the base for this creamy, dreamy Cheddar Bacon Horseradish Spread recipe; perfect as a spread for crackers or crusty bread, it’s also smooth enough to use as a dip for fresh vegetables (if served at room … Continue reading

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Spicy Cilantro Slaw with Creamy Lime Dressing

  Summer always means backyard grilling and nothing goes better with barbecue or grilling than coleslaw. This recipe for Spicy Cilantro Slaw has a Creamy Lime Dressing and a hint of heat; it’s my version of a recipe a friend … Continue reading

Posted in Fun Food Friday, Picnic Fare, Salads, Side Dishes, Vegetables | 3 Comments

Green Tomato Salsa Verde (Fun Food Friday)

While Salsa Verde is normally made with tomatillos, this recipe is for Green Tomato Salsa Verde; I’ll explain the differences between the two fruits. This is a very simple salsa that is filled with flavor and can be any heat … Continue reading

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Peach Sangria

Fresh, ripe, juicy, sticky Southern Peaches will be trickling into grocery stores, farmers’ markets and roadside stands about now, so it’s time for a peachy drink. This Peach Sangria recipe is simple, and so refreshing! The best part? They’ll certainly … Continue reading

Posted in Cocktails, Fun Food Friday, Picnic Fare, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Southern | 2 Comments