Category Archives: Snacks

Salsa for Canning

It’s the height of tomato season; this recipe for Salsa is for canning and will make 10 pints. So, hit your garden or local farmers’ market for 7 pounds of this season’s tomatoes. There’s nothing like having fresh tomatoes of … Continue reading

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Burst Cherry Tomato Galette (Meatless Monday)

Overrun with tomatoes? This recipe for Burst Cherry Tomato Galette has a very simple semolina crust and the filling is a combination of fresh mozzarella, goat cheese and fresh herbs. So easy to make, it’s a perfect addition to your … Continue reading

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Creamy Spinach Dip

This Creamy Spinach Dip recipe is ever so easy, creamy, dreamy and may be served cold, hot, or at room temperature. Perfect with chips, crackers, a crudité of vegetables, or even as a sandwich spread, it’s amazingly versatile. 

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Cold Crab Dip

This Cold Crab Dip recipe is perfect for summertime noshing with crackers and garden-fresh vegetables, but be sure to save it for fall and winter entertaining, too. It’s really simple to prepare and it is scrumptious. 

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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

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Multi-Seed Herb Crackers (Meatless Monday)

I have gone crackers for this week’s Meatless Monday…as in Multi-Seed Herb Crackers. You won’t believe how easy and tasty this simple homemade cracker recipe is to prepare.

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Salt and Vinegar Roasted Almonds

With Derby Day quickly approaching (the first Saturday in May), I started thinking what I could add to my Derby  Day food lineup. This recipe for Salt and Vinegar Roasted Almonds is my healthy nod to the Southern favorite salt and … Continue reading

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Olive Hummus – Meatless Monday

Given the recent recall of contaminated hummus from the market, I thought it would be a good time to bring you a recipe for homemade hummus. Not only is hummus easy to prepare, it is significantly less expensive to make … Continue reading

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Black Bean Empanadas (Meatless Monday)

This baked Black Bean Empanadas recipe is simple to prepare (yes, even the pastry dough) and ever so delicious! Flaky baked crust surrounds a combination of black beans, corn, sweet bell pepper, salsa, green chilies, onion and spices. Perfect for … Continue reading

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Smoked Cheddar and Gouda Cheese Beer Fondue

No fondue pot? No problem! Serve this Smoked Cheddar and Gouda Beer Fondue recipe in a toasted bread bowl with wooden skewers to use as your fondue forks! This beer fondue, with the apple wood smoked flavor of Cheddar and … Continue reading

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