Archive for the 'Snacks' Category

Snowflake Mix

Snowflake Mix...

Snowflake Mix Do need need something to snack on during the bowl games? Or for your New Year’s Eve party? I love the combination of sweet, salty, and crunchy in a snack. This recipe fulfills this medley of flavors. It’s a combination of cereal, pretzels, white baking chips,...
Pub Cheese Spread

Pub Cheese Spread...

Pub Cheese Spread Well we’re on to New Year’s Eve goodies now that Christmas is over. This is a recipe that my brother-in-law, Ed, introduced to the McLaughlin clan at least 25 years ago. He learned how to make it from his mother, Viviene. The horseradish gives this cheese...
Super Bowl Recipe Round-Up & Sugar N’ Spiced Pecans

Super Bowl Recipe Ro...

Sugar N' Spiced Pecans With the Super Bowl coming up in a few days, I thought I should post a recipe for munching on during the game (or in my case the commercials). You can really use any nut that you like or 4 cups of mixed nuts if you’re not a fan of pecans. If you’re...
Holiday Baking Extravaganza Preview

Holiday Baking Extra...

All The Ingredients I hope all of you have recovered from the Thanksgiving festivities because it’s time to get going with our holiday baking. I wanted to be ready to post some good recipes when you needed them so I had to work a little ahead of time. Sooooooo . . . I invited...
Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup!

Thanksgiving Recipe ...

Fire Pot Fall Tablescape I thought it’d be fun to do a bit of a recipe roundup for Thanksgiving and I wanted to share my fall tablescape as well! It is one of those ceramic firepots that burns a gel-type clean fuel so it can be burned indoors or out. I loved the colors of this...
Roasted Pepper Cheese Spread

Roasted Pepper Chees...

Roasted Pepper Cheese Spread This spread is a variation on traditional pimento cheese spread and reminds me of my childhood. My dad grew up in Tennessee and loved pimento cheese so we had it quite often growing up. He was also a man who liked to snack . . . we always had a snack before...
Creamy Pumpkin Dip

Creamy Pumpkin Dip...

Creamy Pumpkin Dip This recipe was another one I made for the pumpkin extravaganza when I had some folks from church over the other night. This one is soooooooo easy because you simply buy a tin of those really thin ginger snaps at World Market, make this dip, and you’re good...
Savory Roasted Pepitas

Savory Roasted Pepit...

Savory Roasted Pepitas We hosted a fellowship service for our congregation in our home the other night and I like to serve snacks afterward. This creates a time for people to simply sit around and relax awhile while extending the sharing that occurs as a part of the service. Since...
Baked Sweet Potato Chips

Baked Sweet Potato C...

Seasoned Sweet Potato Chips I have always wanted a mandoline so I could easily slice things really thin to make my own potato chips or for things like scalloped potatoes. I never wanted to part with the money, however, to buy one. I’ve been looking at them for a long time, though,...
Chewy Granola Bars

Chewy Granola Bars...

Chewy Peanut Butter Cup Granola Bars I’ve always wanted to try making chewy granola bars so when I saw this recipe at Allrecipes.com I had to give it a try. Naturally, I had to modify it a bit to make it my own and they turned out great! You can make this recipe your own as...