Food

After Dinner Mint Cheesecake

With St. Patrick's day right around the corner, I thought this would be the perfect time to make a green cheesecake.  But this is not just any old cheesecake, this is to-"dye"-for, chocolate mint, double-decker, fight-over-the-last-piece, cheesecake.   In the mid 80's, my mom and…

Pasty

If you are from the UP of Michigan, this will need no explanation.  If not, you are probably wondering what this is.  It is a pasty.   PASTY Pronounced: pastē/pas·ty. Definition: a folded pastry case with a savoury filling, typically of seasoned meat and vegetables. Until I…

Crab Dip

If you are looking for a different, easy, yet delicious, chip dip, look no further.  This dip comes from my husbands side of the family.  They have been making it for years and it is always a big hit at any family get-togethers.  It tastes…

Restaurant-Style Guacamole

My husband and I frequently go to a Mexican restaurant near us that makes fresh salsa and guacamole table-side.  We rave to everyone about this guacamole.  There is just something about it that is so simple and fresh and DELICIOUS. So, wanting to make it…

Garlic Dip

This chip dip is an old family favorite from my mom.  We always laugh because people go crazy for it and it is so simple to make.  If you take this to your next party, it will definitely be a hit!  Here is what you…

Easy Taco Dip

If you love traditional taco dip, you will love this dip.  After all, what is everybody's favorite part of the dip anyway?  That's right...the bottom.  If there is a party, you can pretty much guarantee that we will bring the taco dip.  Typically, we bring the…