Category Archives: Appetizers

Who Says NO to Meatballs??


I love using ground turkey for meatballs and I’ve created meatballs using different types of meat before.  Turkey, opposed to beef, absorbs the flavor of herbs and spices much better in a short amount of time.  To make these turkey … Continue reading

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HELP ME WIN A TRIP TO SAN FRANCISCO!


When trying to think up a recipe to go along with a Cabernet Sauvignon, I thought up a creative ravioli recipe. I’ve tried ravioli before making them using wanton wrappers. So, after I designed the recipe, I entered it into … Continue reading

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NEW RECIPES USING DARK MEAT CHICKEN


There was a sale at the local market on chicken . . . leg quarters. Well, needless to say, I stocked up the freezer.  I am always reminded of Paula Deen liking dark meat for the flavor. I’m sure others feel … Continue reading

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I Can Make it Anywhere!!


I’m back from my trip to New York City! Wow, it was Fantastic! Just as a reminder, this trip was the one that I had won the end of last year (the Jimmy Dean Crumbles Recipe Contest – The Crumble … Continue reading

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Brunch Quiche Appetizers


I made some quiche appetizers last year and since they did so well, I tweaked the recipe and incorporated Lindsay® Olives. I’m submitting this scrumptious recipe (below), Olive, Pepper and Sun-Dried Tomato Brunch Quiches  in the Lindsay® Olives “Love This Recipe” Contest. These … Continue reading

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A Formal Appetizer for ANY Occasion


Well, I’m so glad to be back.  I’ve been away due to illness. I was close to getting pneumonia and was really down and out. Thank goodness for Rx!! Before I was too ill, I created and entered an appetizer … Continue reading

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Simple with a Sweet and Tangy Side


I decided to create another dish to enter into the North Carolina Sweet Potatoes 2011 Sweet n’ Healthy Blogger Recipe Contest. Today is the deadline and you know me, wait ’til the last minute. I’m hoping to wow the judges … Continue reading

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Spicy, Sweet and a Healthy Treat


Sometimes the word healthy has negative connotations, especially when children are listening. These spicy and sweet quesadillas will tickle their fancy. Not only are they easy to create, they’re healthy too. These quesadillas are baked, so no hot oil in … Continue reading

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Chile and Lime…Together in #FranksRedHot


This easy quesadilla dish not only offers the ease of cooking the dish by baking the filled tortillas, but also adds pre-cooked chicken breast strips, canned beans and tomatoes and an easy to make salsa. The spicy flavors of Frank’s … Continue reading

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Last, but Maybe the Best?


I had entered 2 recipes already for the last week,  Santa Fe Blend week, (a total of 6 so far) for the Kraft Philadelphia Cooking Creme Video Contest in order to win the recipe on the back of the new tubs of … Continue reading

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