How to Make a Relish Tray Just Like Mom’s

table set with drinks candle and relish tray

A relish tray is a great dish to add to the appetizer or dinner table. My mom’s recipe is super simple with veggies, olives, and pickles. Holiday appetizers can get so complicated. We fool ourselves into thinking that we need to make a big froofroo spread before the bigger froofroo spread we call the holiday […]

How to Make Hot Cocoa from Scratch

hot cocoa in red mugs on tray with toppings

Morning hot cocoa is only about five minutes away and contains just five ingredients. Enjoy a hot cup of this easy, affordable chocolatey goodness. Full day of skiing and sledding? Camping trip? Just a cozy day at home? A hot chocolatey drink is just the ticket on many a day. When we want a sweet, […]

Easy Appetizers that Won’t Break the Bank

Appetizers are a fantastic way to start a meal whether it’s a regular night at home or if you’re entertaining friends. Try one of these easy appetizers that are perfect for all occasions and easy on the wallet. Summer vacations are rolling to a close. While some of us have been back to school for […]

Homemade Onion Dip with Just 4 Ingredients (no mix!)

hand dipping potato chip in onion dip

Onion Dip is a great feature on your appetizer table at the holidays, parties, and other get-togethers. This recipe will help you make Sour Cream Onion Dip easily and without any packaged soup mix. Everyone loves a good dip. Am I right? Dips make football games more exiting. Dips make backyard BBQs more fun. Dips […]

Easy Tomato Salad on Toast

Enjoy the flavors of summer with this juicy Tomato Salad on Toast. It’s the perfect appetizer for summer get-togethers, making use of the produce of the season. Tomatoes are probably one of my favorite fruits. And yes, they ARE fruits. What’s a sandwich or a burger without a slice or two of tomato? What’s pizza […]

How to Make an Easy Veggie Tray

vegetable tray with cucumbers

Purchased vegetable trays are convenient, but they can be costly. Here’s all you need to create a super easy veggie tray and save money. OK, you’re taking a dish to a potluck and you’ve been assigned “the veggie tray.” You could just pick up one of the many vegetable platters available in the produce section […]

Homemade Medicine Ball Tea Recipe

Feeling under the weather? Brew a cup of this deliciously soothing Medicine Ball Tea Recipe. It’s cheaper than the coffee shop and so much better for you. Sore throat? Cough? Sniffles? The cold and flu season can really wreak havoc on your body. And really mess with your appetite. A cup of coffee no longer […]

25 Great Game Day Appetizers

zucchini fritters on tasting plates

Football is foodball in my book. Game day appetizers are so yummy, I could eat them all the time, even if I didn’t even like the game! Try these apps for your next game day. I confess. I’m not really a football fan. But my husband is. Me, I’m just here for the food. Football, or […]