Swiss Spread

 Mom had her lady friends over and shared this with Kendra and I.  We love it for so many reasons.   Who doesn't love a recipe with multiple cheeses?  1 cup shredded swiss cheese 1 8 oz. cream cheese 1/2 cup mayo 2 T. green onion minced Bake at 350 degrees   Top with 8 slices… Continue reading Swiss Spread

Dips · On the Side

Hot Baked Pineapple

This has been served as a warm appetizer or a side dish for ham.   Enjoy going outside the box on this one!   1-20 oz. can Pineapple drained.  (use chunks or crushed or combo)  save 1/4 c. juice 1/2 c. sugar 3 T. flour 1/4 cup melted margarine 1 1/2c. cheddar cheese, colby 2/3 cup Ritz… Continue reading Hot Baked Pineapple


Buffalo Chicken Dip

If you are a wing lover, this one is for you.  The men in your life with love this hearty recipe.    Kelly and Josh introduced us to our favorite dip of 2009.  We continue to make it and it is always a crowd favorite.  Another great one for the crockpot.  Buffalo Chicken Dip 2 pkgs… Continue reading Buffalo Chicken Dip


Bean Salsa with Shrimp

Every once in awhile a recipe reaches out and grabs us.  The motto for this great find is:  you can't eat just one.  Tami introduced us to this and we are forever grateful.  The edamame,  shrimp, and advocado make us feel like we are being healthy.  Tortilla chips dipped in this great salsa make us… Continue reading Bean Salsa with Shrimp


Pecan-Covered Olives

This recipe comes  from Mom.    This has been served at many holiday affairs. People always ask about it, because it is so different, but so easy. It is also great because you have to make it ahead. (Kendra's friend Robin serves them at Christmas, since they are red and green, and she calls them Jingle Balls. Feel free… Continue reading Pecan-Covered Olives

Crock Pot · Dips

Kick Ass Queso

So our Mom has renamed this  Kick Em Queso.   A Mom is always a Mom.  I first had this in Seabrook, Washington.  My hilarious friend,  Mimi brought this to our pottery making class.   It was a hit then and is now.    2 packages of Cream Cheese 1/2 lb. of Velveeta cheese (yep, the kind in… Continue reading Kick Ass Queso


Apples and Dip

My dear friend Samantha makes this and it is addicting.  She is my friend that hates to cook, but always has the best dishes. This is nice when you need a quick bite of something sweet with a group of girls.  Soak the apples in pineapple juice so they don't get brown. Apples & Dip… Continue reading Apples and Dip


Marinated Cheese

This recipe is the total package.  Fabulous and pretty.  Great for a shower or a party.  Marinated Cheese Serves 8 1/2 c. olive oil 1/2 c. balsamic vinegar 1 - 2 oz. jar pimentos, drained 3 T. green onion, minced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp. sugar 1 tsp. basil 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. pepper… Continue reading Marinated Cheese


Vidalia Onion Dip

This recipe was shared by our Mom.   She had it in a shallow baking dish. Serve it with Wheat Thins or Ritz crackers. EXCELLENT Vidalia Onion Dip 2 cups chopped Vidalia or other sweet (1015's) onions - not real fine chop 2 cups mayonaise (if you are a little short on mayo fill in with a… Continue reading Vidalia Onion Dip


Cheddar Cheese Dip

Jamye makes this dip.  So easy and tasty. She serves it in a sour dough bread bowl.   I have also served it with crusty Italian bread, but when the bread runs out, someone always asks for a spoon! Cheddar Cheese Dip Serves 10 to 12 2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, grated 1 cup mayonnaise 6 scallions (green onions),… Continue reading Cheddar Cheese Dip