Layered Bean Dip: Vegetarian Recipe

My husband and I looked at each other in the kitchen the other night and sighed. It was ninety-some degrees with 100% humidity, and cooking was the last thing either of us wanted to do. Rummaging in the fridge and glancing at the avocadoes in the fruit bowl, I suggested, “How about bean dip?” He…

Guacamole Recipe: A Fresh Avocado Treat

This delicious fresh guacamole dip has never failed to impress when we bring it to a potluck or party. This simple, classic recipe takes the delicious buttery taste of avocados and gives them a spicy bite with garlic, onion, and salsa. A Word about Avocados Avocados are an excellent source of protein. They have a…

Sweet Hot Pepper Cheese Dip Recipe: Perfect for Parties

This dip is so addictive we don’t get to take any home with us after a party. The rich cream cheese is sweet thanks to the sweet pepper relish, and the sweet and creamy taste is perfectly contrasted by the tang of the hot peppers and spice of the chili paste. Best of all, it…

How to Make Homemade Crackers

It is such an easy thing to pick up a box of crackers in the grocery store. They are there, they are not too expensive, and they are healthy snacks. Right? Reading through the ingredients list on a box of commercial crackers is a vocabulary lesson in itself. Understanding that the dairy ingredients listed is…

Raspberry Crisp Recipe

When I was young, my family had two rows of raspberry bushes growing behind our house. My mother would send us children outside on summer mornings, laden with pint baskets, and we would extract the juicy berries from between the snaggy, stickery vines, filling our little green baskets, the juice staining our hands. I remember…

Easy Onion Parmesan Biscuits

This bread is quick and easy to make and your guests will love it. It’s a savory version of traditional southern breakfast biscuits. There are several variations to this recipe that can adapt it to different types of entrees but this is one of my favorites. Ingredients: 2 cups plain flour, sifted 5 tablespoons cold…