Category Archives: snacks

Garden Fresh Zucchini Bread

From this….. To this…. To this….. To Nom-ed. Recipe to post separately. Advertisements

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Deep Fried Avocado

I’m southern. You knew that, right? So, it should not surprise you to know that I like to experiment with deep frying things. I’ve had deep fried avocados at On The Border (a Mexican food restaurant) near me. They’re tasty, greasy, crispy goodness. I wanted to “try” to make them healthier at home. 1. Take …

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Popping corn

Please pardon my recent absence from blogging. Since Monday I’ve been tending to three sick people. That’s right, I’ve been in a house full of sickies! I’m happy to report that everyone is on the mend! Cooking for people who have bad colds or worse is different than regular everyday cooking. When my family is …

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Pumpkin Chips? This week in Fail……

Yes, I said pumpkin chips. Crisp and chewy….strange And I said FAIL. I’m down to two pumpkins left.  Can you believe it?  I decided to try something different with this pumpkin. After an evening of dinner failure, that resulted in a dinner out.  Okay, that deserves more of an explanation.  I planned to make a …

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Cranberry Apple Sauce

Allieand I are teaming up again this week to bring you slow cooker recipes. We hope that you will join us. Follow the frog link to add a your new or previously posted slow cooker recipe to our link up. A big thanks to Lavender and Lime and The Hoot Eats for joining in on …

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What to do with Halloween pumpkins

After the Halloween party, I had 6 lovely pumpkins to deal with. The first one met my knife yesterday and then I gutted and roasted it. Does that sound homicidal? Perhaps I’ve been watching too much crime tv huh? I roasted the pumpkin seeds. Here is what I coated them with: 2 tsp olive oil …

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Happy Halloween!

The great things about Halloween are the fun, the friends and the candy. And…. the Halloween parties are such fun! Muahahahaha! The good things about parties are too numerous to mention. The bad thing about parties is the clean-up. Yeah. Love parties, hate clean-up. Great parties need a day of rest after them. Well, at …

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Texas Caviar….

Texas Caviar isn’t like normal Caviar. I don’t remember where I first had this yummy black-eyed pea dip, and I don’t know what other names it might go by, I have always known it as Texas Caviar. Texas Caviar isn’t very spicy, the way I make it, and it tastes amazing! I’m mid-way through my …

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Jalapeño cheese squares

I posted this recipe in April, when very few people read my blog. Like 4 or 5 people. Heh. Since this is one of the easy, but well received appetizers I will be making for our Halloween Party I am re-posting it.   These jalapeno cheese squares are easy to put together, make ahead friendly, and …

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Fabulous Fall Granola

I’m going to tell you about something that sounds scary, but really isn’t. Making your very own, personalized granola. Stop freaking out, seriously…it’s easy and so yummy! Plus, it’s less expensive than buying granola in the bin section at the grocery store.   Homemade Granola The recipe I adapted and use came from The Full …

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