The Best Canning Salsa

This is a great use for tomatoes from the garden and nothing tastes better than homemade. Enjoy!

Guacamole

You can make this avocado salad smooth or chunky depending on your tastes.

The Best Fresh Tomato Salsa

Great with your favorite chips. Gets better as the flavors meld.

Creamy Dill Dipping Sauce

A tasty creamy dill dipping sauce.

Salsa

This is a recipe I just throw together, but it is very popular. Serve with tortilla chips.

Chicken Liver Pate

This pate makes a delicious spread!! Serve with assorted crackers or toasted, thinly sliced bread.

Best Ever Crab Cakes

These are the fastest, easiest crab cakes I have ever made and some of the best I have ever eaten! Serve with coarse mustard on the plate or your favorite mustard sauce.

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

This tasty appetizer seasoned with thyme, oregano, and savory. Choose good sized mushrooms, about 2 inches across. When cleaning mushrooms, don't run them under water. They are like little sponges, and...

Sweet, Salty, Spicy Party Nuts

I find this technique much easier than the stovetop pan method. You'll get beautiful, perfectly frosted nuts that are roasted evenly, with no bitter burned spots.

Candied Pecans

You can't eat just one. Crunchy, sweet, salty, and AMAZING!

Hot Crab Dip

This delicious, addictive crab dip will have your family begging for more. Serve as an appetizer with onion or garlic crackers.

Guacamole

You can make this avocado salad smooth or chunky depending on your tastes.

Fresh Homemade Salsa

Another salsa recipe called for a fresh jalapeno (I think), but I had green chiles in a can on hand. This salsa tastes great, so I'm sticking with it!

Stuffed Cream Cheese Mushrooms

Delicious appie with a kick. Always a party favorite when we make them. I usually double the recipe.

Seven Layer Taco Dip

I am continuously asked to bring this dip for parties and family get-togethers. People gather around the platter until it's gone.

Easy Bruschetta

I always serve this as a starter at dinner parties. Everyone loves it because it is so light and tasty.

How to Make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

This method makes the most perfect hard-boiled eggs ever. The whites are firm but not rubbery, and the yolks are cooked and still creamy.

Easy Guacamole

Simply a quick recipe for tasty guacamole! Great with tortilla chips or as a topping for Mexican foods!

Hot Crab Dip

This delicious, addictive crab dip will have your family begging for more. Serve as an appetizer with onion or garlic crackers.

Cream Dill Sauce

This is a tangy sauce of sour cream, mayonnaise, green onions, dill weed and lemon juice. Serve over potatoes, or as a dip for vegetables.

Baked Buffalo Wings

These easy to make hot wings are crispy without being fried. Always yummy to snack on. They only take 10 minutes for prep, but need to be refrigerated for about an hour so the flour coating is firm. You...

Asparagus Wrapped in Crisp Prosciutto

Extremely easy and elegant appetizer. Asparagus spears are wrapped in a sheath of prosciutto, then baked until crispy. A great dish to make ahead, and bake just before serving.

Sugar Coated Pecans

These sweet pecans are wonderful snacks for any occasion.

Basic Keto Cheese Crisps

Delicious ketogenic snack.

Cod Fish Cakes

Delicious fish cakes made with cod, potatoes, onion, butter, and parsley! You can substitute salmon for cod if you would rather make salmon cakes.

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers

Better than the typical poppers.

Easy Chicken Liver Pate

Yum! Keeps up to 2 months frozen.

Doc's Best Beef Jerky

I have been making jerky for years. This is my recipe concocted by trial and error. Everyone who has tried it says it is the 'best jerky' they have ever had! My dehydrator is designed for jerky. It takes...

Simple Deviled Eggs

The eggs are delicious, and it's easy to make more for larger gatherings. I've added onion and celery for a little more flavor and texture.

Corn Fritters

Nothing warms up a cool night like a plateful of old-time corn fritters! Dig in, these are delicious!

Buffalo Chicken Dip

This tangy, creamy dip tastes just like Buffalo chicken wings. It's best served hot with crackers and celery sticks. Everyone loves the results!

Asian Lettuce Wraps

Delicious and bursting with flavor, Asian lettuce wraps are a great idea for entertaining or a family style meal. Each person can build their own fresh, delicious wrap. Just be sure to have plates or napkins...

Salsa

This is a recipe I just throw together, but it is very popular. Serve with tortilla chips.

Homemade Beef Jerky

Thanks to a new wave of modern day cave-people, eating healthy, high-protein snacks is all the rage, and while you can find many artisan brands out there, making your own is fun, easy, and using this method,...

Baked Chicken Wings

Easy, crispy, and delicious. I normally serve with a side of rice, chicken gravy, and a vegetable or salad.

Cucumber Cups with Dill Cream and Smoked Salmon

Classic combos are classic because the flavors go well together! Dill, cucumber, and smoked fish are combined with a bit of lemon to perk things up. Small pieces of smoked trout would be a good substitute...

Baked Tortilla Chips

Tasty baked tortilla chips you make at home that are much better than store bought chips. Serve with your choice of salsas and garnishes.

Mexican Layered Dip

A no-bake Tex-Mex dip for chips done in layers in a shallow dish.

Stuffed Cream Cheese Mushrooms

Delicious appie with a kick. Always a party favorite when we make them. I usually double the recipe.

Cranberry Salsa

Tangy and sweet with a bit of a bite. Quick and easy, and always requested at gatherings.

Creamy Cheesy Spinach Dip

This recipe doesn't contain mayo or sour cream like most, so it's very cheesy and very delicious. I'm asked for the recipe every time I make it. For those who don't want a strong cheese like Cheddar, you...

Southern Fried Chicken Gizzards

These flavorful gizzards are always requested at football and holiday parties. I don't know if anyone would show up if I didn't make them. The extra time boiling before frying makes a huge difference in...

Traditional Filipino Lumpia

This is a traditional Filipino dish. It is the Filipino version of the egg rolls. It can be served as a side dish or as an appetizer.

Super Easy Hummus

Super easy hummus that only takes minutes. Great with veggies or pita chips. Really it's great with ANYTHING!

Allison's Cold Crab Dip

A great appetizer that will sure to be a hit and tradition for parties to come!!

Mouth Watering Stuffed Mushrooms

These delicious mushrooms taste just like restaurant-style stuffed mushrooms and are my guy's absolute favorite.

Chinese Chicken Wings

My late mother's recipe for chicken wings for potlucks. Now I am asked to bring this dish to parties.

Doc's Best Beef Jerky

I have been making jerky for years. This is my recipe concocted by trial and error. Everyone who has tried it says it is the 'best jerky' they have ever had! My dehydrator is designed for jerky. It takes...

Cinnamon Sugared Pecans

My grandma makes these every year for the holidays. It's always handy to make extra for later snacking! They are relatively quick and easy to make and taste wonderful. I love the smell of these when they're...

Pico De Gallo

Sometimes when you eat authentic Mexican food, they give you this salsa stuff made with tomatoes, onions, and jalapenos. You can add a squeeze of lime juice to pico de gallo, but I prefer this basic recipe....