Chicken and Waffles — Easiest Appetizer Ever!

This Chicken & Waffles Appetizer is seriously out of this world! I don’t often eat fried chicken. Or waffles. But I’ve always wondered what all the hoopla was about Chicken and Waffles. So when we dined at 5 Napkin Burger in NYC recently, I decided to take a calorie splurge. I actually decided I would eat exactly half of what was on my plate. That was a total fail! Oh my goodness, it was good! I had told the waitress I {Read More}

Superbowl Salsa Roundup

I love salsa. Roasted tomato salsa. Bean and corn salsa. Mango salsa. I don’t think I’ve ever met a salsa I didn’t like! The varieties are endless. Plus, salsa is so easy to make and versatile. So today I’m sharing a Superbowl salsa roundup where you’re sure to find one that’s right for your gathering for the big game! Restaurant Style Salsa ~A Cedar Spoon.  Black Bean and Corn Salsa ~Lori’s Culinary Creations Southwestern Corn Salsa ~Delightful E Made Black Bean {Read More}

How to Make A Sensational Superbowl Snackadium!

A few years ago, my dear husband wanted to throw a party in January for his team at work. I came up with numerous clever themes (or at least I thought they were). After patiently listening to all my ideas, he told me he wanted it to be a football party. I winced! I wasn’t a fan of the idea at all. But after he promised me he there would be no plastic, football-shaped chip bowls or tacky pennants, I agreed and {Read More}

Easy Cheesy Game Day Enchiladas

On game day, I like to serve something more hearty along with appetizers and drinks. These game day enchiladas fit the bill. And the best part? You can make them ahead of time and freeze them until the big day. That makes game day simpler, and I’m all for that! Every now and then, don’t you love a recipe that only has four ingredients (plus water) and involves no chopping?  This recipe is for one large casserole dish or two {Read More}

Southwest Pizza

Time is tight on weekdays. Trader Joe’s is my go-to store to get the ingredients for a quick, healthy dinner. Today I feature Trader Joe’s Thursday: Southwest Pizza. It was the perfect day to use my new toys from Anthropologie that I bought with my birthday discount. Forget the clothes. I went for the kitchen gadgets! How CUTE are these???? I bought this Poppy Rolling Pin for my daughter-in-love Shandi for her wedding shower. I’ve secretly envied it since then. I {Read More}