Category Archives: Snacks

Italian Ricotta Cookies (Orange and Lime)

This recipe for Italian Ricotta cookies makes five dozen of the lightest, fluffiest, most pillowy cookies. Ever. Flavored with orange and lime zest; topped with a simple glaze and a sprinkling of ground, toasted almonds, they are an explosion of deliciousness … Continue reading

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Fudgy Brownies (#Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar)

Thick, rich, Fudgy Brownies are today’s #Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar recipe. These simple, one bowl brownies are made with ingredients you likely always have on hand in your pantry.  It’s time for brownies…and a chocolate giveaway that you won’t believe. 

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Chocolate Chip Cookies – Thick and Chewy (#Choctoberfest with Imperial Sugar – Giveaway)

This recipe for Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip cookies won the Blue Ribbon award for the Best Chocolate Chip Cookie at the Blue Ribbon Country Fair, held recently at the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center. That cinched it; it was … Continue reading

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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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