Orange Swizzles

I bet this was fun at kids birthday parties. Maybe a bit like Orangina? It could also be good at adult birthday parties with the addition of vodka. Orange Swizzles 1 can (12 oz) frozen Florida Orange Juice Concentrate Orange half slices Maraschino cherries 1 qt ginger ale Reconstitute orange juice w/ ginger ale. Pour … Continue reading

Cheese Balls

I feel like this is something good for a party and served with crackers. In the 1970s and 80s, cheese balls were a popular thing at parties – both cocktail parties and casual gatherings. These days you don’t see them as often (maybe for the best?), in favor of a cheese board with a variety … Continue reading

Spinach & Dill Dip (Donna)

Sometimes, planning for a party is more fun than the actual party turns out, right? I love thinking about the foods, how they will be arranged, staging the preparation, and working on it all even though it stresses me out so much! Here’s a tasty sounding recipe that reminds me of something my sister used … Continue reading

Crab Meat Dip

This recipe gives you some latitude for spiciness. Chili sauce traditionally is a mild red chili sauce – Heinz or similar variety. But, in this modern age of sriracha sauce, you can kick it up as spicy as you want! The sour cream will cool the burn and make this dip a savory star of … Continue reading

Frosted Lime Walnut Salad

A lime jello dish. I really can’t say much about it because I don’t really like these, but I know they were tremendously popular. I can admit, they looked pretty when turned out on a plate of lettuce. Frosted Lime Walnut Salad 1 pkg lime jello 1 c boiling water 1 #2 can crushed pineapple … Continue reading