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

Tomato & Cheese Salad (Elsie Norton)

Today’s offering is what would be called a Jello salad or gelatin salad. These are not my favorite dishes, but in general I don’t love jello or jellied things. Other people will likely enjoy it, so I’m not judging. I posted one of Gram’s recipes for a similar salad early in the days of this … Continue reading

Home Style Baked Beans

This recipe isn’t completely “from scratch” because it uses prepared beans, but still, this could be yummy for a barbecue or other large gathering. Because can your family eat 6 pounds of beans? Mine can’t. And, imagine the flatulence, oh my. Also, if you have a Costco or other wholesale type store available to you, … Continue reading

Cheese-y Party Recipes

We are back in business, folks! I thank you for your patience for the past year. Let me just say that when you endeavor to renovate your home, it will likely take much longer than you expect, and if you live in your home during the project, add another month or two. O.o Anyway, what … Continue reading

Turkey Asparagus Platter

Maybe this could be good, during a cocktail party, and with plenty of wine. I just don’t know on this one. Turkey Asparagus Platter – serves 3-4 1 5 oz turkey sliced 1 can cream of celery soup 1/4 c milk 1 pkg frozen asparagus (cooked) Mix fowl with soup & milk. Heat until mixture … Continue reading