There are good guacamoles in the world and there are bad ones. Really bad ones. When I'm at a restaurant, I can always tell when the guacamole isn't freshly made. It's got that too-smooth look, and that plastic-y taste. Ew. No thank you. When it comes to fresh guacamole, I have no qualms with it… Continue reading Roasted Garlic Guacamole
The search is on for the perfect midday snack. As the days get longer, and the temperatures get hotter, I'm on a mission to find those perfect bites for a hot summer afternoon. I always take a snack with me to work to eat around 4 in the afternoon. I usually bring a selection of… Continue reading Smoked Salmon Cucumber Bites
Have you ever heard of fudge made with Velveeta? I'm not talking about a savory, cheesy fudge. I'm talking about a chocolate fudge that gets its creaminess from Velveeta cheese. That's a weird recipe I stumbled upon in an old church cookbook a few years ago. I googled it and apparently making fudge with Velveeta… Continue reading Texas Fudge
I must confess. I may be married, but I've been in love since far before I met him...I'm talking since I was in grade school. My second love? Cheese. All things cheese. My profound love for cheese probably comes from my mom, or my grandma. My mom would always have special cheeses out for holiday… Continue reading Spicy Pimiento Cheese
I've spent the whole weekend baking and meal prepping. Two different types of cookies, a fritatta, salad, soup, and two meals later---and I think I'm finally done. I usually cook everything on the weekends, but I was in full force cook mode this weekend. The kitchen is my calming, serene place and I needed a… Continue reading Mini Everything Cheese Balls
Whip out the slow cooker to make this appetizer/snack. Baby portobellos stuffed with cheese, spinach and artichokes are perfect for a party!
Guys! Guys!!! Today is September 1st...and you know what that means... It's Squash September!! I'm pretty sure this is my fourth annual Squash September. Four years! Wow. The time has just flown by. If you're new here, and you can't figure out what's going on by the title---the entire month of September is dedicated to… Continue reading Fully Loaded Zucchini Skins