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Buffalo Pig Wings

By |2016-10-17T08:44:15-07:00March 23, 2014|

Why is it that chicken wings get all the hype during March Madness parties? Probably because they’re crispy, spicy, juicy and easy to eat. Well move over chicken, it’s time [...]

Giardiniera Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

By |2019-01-02T12:25:09-08:00March 4, 2014|

These simple sausage stuffed mushrooms are packed with Italian flavors and cheeses. Giardiniera is an Italian combination of pickled vegetables often served on sub sandwiches. Like any good condiment, every [...]

Bundt Pan Jalapeno Poppers

By |2015-03-19T10:14:45-07:00January 31, 2014|

My Bundt pan wasn’t full of cake this week. Instead, I filled it with Bacon Cheesy Jalapeno Poppers. The bundt pan poppers idea came to me as I was experimenting [...]

Philly Cheesesteak Dip

By |2017-10-14T10:08:34-07:00January 26, 2014|

Warning! I cannot be held responsible if you gain weight after reading this post for Philly Cheesesteak Dip. It’s not that this dip has more calories that the average Game [...]

Gochujang Potstickers

By |2015-01-02T17:54:07-08:00January 11, 2014|

My food trend pick for 2014 is Gochujang. It’s another way to add sweet heat to dishes without burning your tastebuds. Gochujang is a fermented Korean red chile paste that [...]

Roasted Red Pepper Dip

By |2017-10-14T10:10:26-07:00October 23, 2013|

This dip is made with bright, flavorful jarred peppers and capers and a hint of Mediterranean spices. What really rounds out the flavors though is the use of Saucy Mama’s [...]

Beer-n-Brat Cheese Dip

By |2017-10-14T10:10:37-07:00October 20, 2013|

This cheesy dip combines the flavors of football season in one bite! Brats, beer, mustard, sauerkraut and cheese. This is one of those dips that people will ask you to [...]

Fig and Brie 7-Layer Dip

By |2017-10-14T10:10:48-07:00October 2, 2013|

I love traditional 7-layer dip made with refried beans, sour cream, salsa, guacamole, cheese,  jalapenos and green onions, but having lived just a few miles from the French border, I [...]

Cheesy Bacon Popovers

By |2016-05-01T20:15:47-07:00September 17, 2013|

Believe it or not, this cheesy bacon recipe came to me while I was exercising. Kind of an oxymoron huh? When I work out on the elliptical, I watch the [...]

20 Zestuous Labor Day Recipes

By |2014-01-12T20:39:08-08:00August 29, 2013|

Appetizers This collection of recipes will help you celebrate the end of summer. Gather up your friends and family, light up the grill and enjoy the great outdoors. Tabasco Grilled [...]

Tabasco Grilled Shrimp

By |2015-03-19T10:14:52-07:00July 13, 2013|

These little beauties are simple to make, but boy are they packed with flavor. Between the char of the grill, the heat of the Tabasco and the fresh thyme, the [...]

Grilled Crispy Beer Wings

By |2015-04-19T14:16:27-07:00July 3, 2013|

I love hot wings, but because they’re fried and tossed in hot sauce butter, they’re full of calories. The problem with grilling the wings instead of frying them is that [...]