New Year's · Snacks & Appetizers

Easy Tips for Last Minute New Years Eve Entertaining

We don't go out to celebrate New Year's Eve anymore, and to be totally honest, we rarely even stay awake long enough to see the stroke of midnight to toast the New Year. However, we still have a simple little spread to acknowledge the incoming year. We decided to leave some of our Christmas decorations… Continue reading Easy Tips for Last Minute New Years Eve Entertaining

Quick & Easy Meals · Sandwiches & Such · Snacks & Appetizers

Easy Homemade Quesadillas

When Hubby was driving me into the city for pulmonary rehab earlier in the summer, we got in the habit of going through Taco Bell's drive-through for breakfast quesadillas to eat on the way. We had tried a few other fast food restaurant breakfast options, but it seemed the quesadillas were the least messy option.… Continue reading Easy Homemade Quesadillas

Quick & Easy Meals · Slow Cooking · Snacks & Appetizers

Super Simple 3 Ingredient Swedish Meatballs

The first time I sampled this recipe was when it was served as an appetizer at a wedding reception years and years ago. We were hooked immediately! And it couldn't be any easier, even if you kick it up a notch or two by adding a couple of extra ingredients. Whether served as an appetizer… Continue reading Super Simple 3 Ingredient Swedish Meatballs

Side Dishes · Snacks & Appetizers

Pico de Gallo with Cabbage

You wouldn't think that after all of the Mexican-style foods I've shared here, that going out to a-real sit-down-with-real-silverware-restaurant that we would choose a Mexican restaurant. But we did and it was so good! We ordered our favorite chile relleno combination dinners. We finally learned that it works best for us to have one of… Continue reading Pico de Gallo with Cabbage

Freezer cooking · Snacks & Appetizers

Easy Homemade Freezer-friendly Guacamole

It is incredibly easy to make this simple guacamole and it freezes beautifully! But why would I freeze guacamole, you ask? I think somewhere there is an unwritten rule that it is a required accompaniment to a lot of Mexican foods served here in the US. Well maybe just in restaurants, blogger's recipes and cookbooks.… Continue reading Easy Homemade Freezer-friendly Guacamole