Pistachio veggie burger

this is from the california pistachio commision. it looks different and delicious, i have yet to try it, but putting it here so i can soon!

Coconut funfetti ice cream cake

who knew melted ice cream could make such a delicious cake? this is lightly flavoured with coconut and is a hit at parties... it's fabulous for making cake balls too!

Who by fire

these screaming hot chicken wings can be made hot, hotter and scorching hot by adding more hot pepper sauce and/or ground red pepper.

Ultimate sriracha burger

reprinted with permission from the sriracha cookbook: 50 “rooster sauce” recipes that pack a punch by randy clemens, copyright © 2011. published by ten speed press, a division of random house, inc....


traditional mexican dip that can be used as a topping or with chips.

Fried calamari with remoulade sauce drizzled with balsamic syrup

the balsamic vinegar is cooked and reduced to a syrup consistency then drizzled over the calamari, which gives this cajun calamari and zing!

Easy clam dip

this recipe is my husbands favorite and it is very easy to make.

Double or two crust lemon pie

i have been searching for a double or two-crust lemon pie for years and finally found this at bakingbits. if anyone else out there does not like meringue, this pie is for you!

Cinnamon pickles

by request, here are those old fashioned red hots pickles...

Spoon pizza

i used to throw this together on some of our houseboat trips. the boys would devour it in minutes-lunch or dinner. its, very easy, inexpensive and a kid pleaser!

Spring thyme salmon

from mccormick.

Buffalo chicken cheese dip

this dip is very simple to make and is always a hit at every party i've brought it to

Quick cheese loaf

this is great with steak or barbecued ribs!

Watermelon basket fruit salad

since these are basic instructions, the number of servings will depend on the size of your fruit. it can serve a big crowd.

Blues monkey

it's 102 miles to chicago, we got a full tank of vodka, half a bunch of bananas, it's dark out, and we're wearing sunglasses. hit it!

Baked potato dip

this is a wonderful easy dip that i got from my friend. not sure where she got it. tastes just like a loaded baked potato with out the potatoes. this can be also used with low fat ingredients.

Crisped parsnips

from food and drink magazine. goes well with poulty and is a nice alternative from the more typical vegetable side dishes. reheat on a cookie sheet for 10 minutes at 350 degrees if necessary.

Dreamy strawberry layer cake

perfect for a spring dessert!

Lushroom mushrooms

pile these on top of juicy hot barbecued steaks.

Creamy southern slaw

from an old cookbook entitled "home cookin" by lela j. clarke. the best coleslaw recipe ever! prep time includes chill time.

Margarita pie

i haven't tried this pie yet, but it looks good and sounds like it would be a really light refreshing summer dessert. if you try it first, let us know how you like it. bake time is freezing time. prep...

Island pina colada

ever wonder why the piña coladas you make at home taste nothing like the ones served at your favorite tropical destination? most recipes simplify the colada into a mixture of rum, pineapples & ice with...

Crepe bombs

this recipe comes from one of my favorite books teens cook dessert. i haven't tried this yet, but can't wait.

Cranberry turkey spinach salad

use hors d'oeuvre cutters to cut the cranberry sauce into tiny stars or other shapes to give this salad even more pizzazz. as lovely in the summer as it is for thethanksgiving/christmas seasons.

Veggie pinwheel appetizer

my friends and i decided that this appetizer is healthy- it has veggies in it! of course, it also has cream cheese and bacon which is why it tastes so delicious! :) i use the already cooked bacon from...

Cilantro grand margarita

this top shelf margarita is to enjoy with the perfect tex mex meal. hey if you don't enjoy cilantro or margaritas don't make these! i love both and i loved these! oh! yes these are strong!


no this not the secret recipe to make your car run. this is called gasoline because it is very strong. tread with caution. only the bravest individuals can drink this!

Kfc pot pie

due to the waste of chicken in the restaurants, the colonel created a recipe to help use the chicken that was unable to be sold...so he devised the potpie recipe. you see, the chicken could only sit and...

Caramel macchiato

if you've got an espresso/cappuccino machine you're well on your way to recreating a top-choice starbucks coffee drink. for the caramel part, you can use any caramel sauce that you find in the grocery...

Mini dutch apple pies

my recipe for apple pie made mini! super easy and fun! serve warm with vanilla ice cream, and you'll be in heaven!

Slow smoked pork ribs

temperature about 200 degrees, smoke and patience. a full rack of ribs can be smoked in about 4 hours but do take the time and go the distance. the longer you smoke the more flavor you will get. i'm...

Ice queen

this was an a+ for me in bartending school. it's a fun, blue, fizzy, cocktail. i hope you love it!

Smoked corn on the cob

i wanted to lower the fat in my recipe #369217 recipe and this is what i came up with.

Anglo tex mex tamarind and treacle barbecue sauce

this is a double-duty sauce -- it also does a stellar job as a basting sauce for a roasted whole bird!

Tried and true potato salad

i've had many different and tasty potato salads, but i always come back to this one. while it is creamy enough, the vinegar gives it a nice tang that i really like. this is real comfort food to me!

Slush punch

here is a refreshing cranberry punch to serve at your next gathering.

Aussie lamb burgers with goat cheese and tomato relish

this is from a book simply delicious austaralian lamb for any occasion. posted for the world tour.

Cilantro tuna dip

an unusual dip that has people scraping the bottom of the bowl. serve with tortilla chips and adjust the heat to your taste. great with margarita's.

Oaxacan turkey burgers with chipotle salsa

although you will not find these turkey burgers at a local cantina in oaxaca, i can vouch that they certainly did conjure up fond memories of the flavors in dishes i ate on some of my many journeys to...

The lure burger

found on delish.com--this burger with caramelized onion and bacon jam sounds phenomenal and i plan on making them this weekend. posting here for safekeeping. times are estimated and cook time assumes...

Cool chili dip

adopted from the recipezaar account.

Dilly onion humpty dumpty burgers

humpty dumpty sat on a wall. humpty dumpty had a great fall. which turned out to be a stroke of luck for me. you see, the timing was perfect, because humpty was just ready to hatch anyway, since humpty...

Smoky cajun spice mix

i like this spice mixture because it has ancho pepper and cumin in it, which adds a nice, smoky flavor.

Seared salmon salad

source: better homes and gardens

Salmon salad with chive vinaigrette

source: better homes and gardens prep time is 1 hour soaking time and 20 minutes for the prep.

Make it your way shortcakes

top with freshly sliced strawberries and whipped cream to create a classic summertime dessert. again, you can play around with different toppings a verytime you bake these cakes. wonderful !