Dijon Vinaigrette Recipe

Add a dash of French cuisine to your daily salad when you mix up a batch of this simple Dijon Vinaigrette. It’s quick to make and adds a flavor that can’t be beat. I grew up eating plenty of salads. I was a salad girl, always choosing a salad when dining out or even when […]

Herbed Mayonnaise

Herbed Mayonnaise is a delightful addition to sandwiches, wraps, burgers, and to use as a sauce for artichokes. It’s simple to make, and absolutely delicious. As I strive to make my family delicious, healthy food, I realize that we don’t need recipes with twenty ingredients. We don’t need a lot of fancy kitchen equipment. We […]

Buttermilk Dressing with Dill

My new favorite dressing is this buttermilk dressing with dill, garlic, and peppercorns. It mixes up quickly and is perfect for topping salads or dipping veggies or pizza. After a week of baking and excess, I find that I’m craving vegetables. Like crazy craving vegetables.¬†Each night at dinner I’ve gone back for extra veggies. Now […]

Spicy Chicken Dip

This Spicy Chicken Dip is out of this world. Creamy, cheesy, spicy, and full of tender chicken pieces, this dip will please kids and adults alike.

Mix Up Your Own Dressings and Marinades

Homemade marinades and salad dressings¬†taste so delicious…and they are so much friendlier on the budget. Making homemade marinades and dressings has become second nature to me over the years. When I first started doing it, it was because it was cheaper. In the coupon boom, you could get the bottled varieties pretty cheap or even […]

12 Easy, Make-Ahead Appetizers to Get the Party Started

Want to entertain easily and effortlessly? Or just wind-down with a fun little app for the fam? Check out these easy, make-ahead appetizers. The weekend approacheth! That means time to tone down the activity — at least a little — and get ready for some relaxation and/or socializing. I’ve been working like a fiend this […]

Sour Cream and Dill Dip

Homemade dips take just minutes to make and use up all that herbal goodness just waiting in your spice cupboard like this sour cream dip with onion and dill. We are big dippers around here. Whether it’s hummus, salsa, or homemade sour cream dip like this onion dip, we like to stick small bits of […]

Homemade Onion Soup Mix

Make your own homemade dry onion soup mix to keep on hand to flavor dips and main dish recipes. Sour Cream and Onion Dip is one of my weaknesses. And even though not all my people love sour cream as a topping, they go wild for the dip. I’ve developed a couple different recipes for […]