Apricot Gem Bars Recipe

Apricot Gem Bars Recipe

These moist Apricot Gem Bars have a great flavor.  Everyone goes for these gems of a dessert, so treat your family and guests to these Apricot Gem Bars!   You … Continued

Cucumber Salsa

Cucumber Salsa Recipe

Cucumber Salsa has a wonderful crunchy flavor with the addition of cucumbers and yellow bell peppers to the traditional ingredients of onions, cilantro, jalapenos and garlic.  I really love a … Continued

How to make fajitas

Fajitas History and Recipe

Fajitas History: Texans would probably like to lay claim to the fajita, but history gives credit to Mexican ranch workers living in West Texas (along the Rio Grande on the … Continued

Homemade Canned Tomato Salsa

Canned Tomato Salsa Recipe

Learn how to properly and safely can your homemade canned Tomato Salsa.  This was my daughters, Brenda Weller and Nancy Hartman, first time experience canning homemade tomato salsa.  Canning and … Continued

Toasted Pumpkin and Squash Seeds

Toasted Pumpkin and Squash Seeds Recipe

Toasted pumpkin and squash seeds are a great healthy snack and a delicious addition to salads, granola, or trail mix.  So, do not throw away those Squash and Pumpkin (pepitas) seeds! … Continued

Baked Tortilla Chips

Homemade Baked Tortilla Chips Recipe

These wonderful homemade baked tortilla chips make sturdy dippers and are great for scooping up salsa or your favorite dip.  Baked Tortilla chips can be made with either corn or … Continued

Roasted Olives

Roasted Olives with Lavender and Truffle Oil Recipe

Roasted Olives with Lavender and Truffle Oil will definitely delight your family and friends.  This is one of my personal favorite roasted olive appetizer recipes. This fantastic olive recipe is … Continued

Roasted Olives with Fennel and Lemon Recipe

Roasted Olives with Fennel and Lemon are a definite winner!  Once you taste these olives, you will wonder why you have not roasted olives before!  All your family and friends … Continued

marinated green olives

Spanish-Style Marinated Green Olives Recipe

Spanish-Style Marinated Green Olives Recipe – Marinated green olives are a typical appetizer served in Spain and they partner particularly well with a glass of chilled dry sherry, which also … Continued

Holiday Nuts

Sazerac Spiced Holiday Nuts Recipe

Sazerac Holiday Nuts are excellent to top off salad greens, but they are also excellent just eaten as a snack.  I know that you and your family will love these … Continued

Dukkah Beef Skewers Recipe

Dukkah Beef Skewers are very easy to make and delicious to eat.  Your family and friends will love them. They could either be served as a main course or as … Continued

Basil Pesto with Pistachio Nuts

Basil Pesto with Pistachio Nuts Recipe

Basil Pesto with Pistachio Nuts Recipe is a little different in that it uses pistachio nuts instead of pine nuts.  As far as I am concerned, pistachio nuts are the … Continued

Macadamia Nut Pesto

Macadamia Nut Pesto Recipe

If you grow basil in your garden or find it at a farmers market, make some of this homemade macadamia nut pesto.  This outstanding pesto is far superior to the … Continued

white bowl full of Dukkah

Dukkah Recipe

Dukkah (dook-ah), also know as Dugga, is a delicious blend of nuts, seeds, and spices.  It is based on a traditional Middle Eastern condiment consisting of a mixture of herbs, … Continued

Dried Fruit, Nut, and Seed Crisps in a glass serving dish

Dried Fruit, Nuts, Seed Crisps Recipe

Dried Fruit, Nuts, Seed Crisps are twice-baked like biscotti and then thinly sliced.  They are excellent served with some cheese and wine.  They are also tasty with just about anything … Continued