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The BEST Party Dip

The BEST Party Dip

The BEST Party Dip! Who doesn’t need an easy and awesome dip recipe for your snack and graze boards? This recipe is hands down my favorite cheesy dip – and at first bite, you’ll fall in love with it too!

Bacon & Swiss Hot Onion Dip (Part 2 of the “Busy Mom Approved” recipe series)

Bacon & Swiss Hot Onion Dip (Part 2 of the “Busy Mom Approved” recipe series)

Okay friends, I am going to blast a few recipes out over the next week. There will be very little commentary – not because they are not commentary worthy, but because this momma is full-up with life. These are TOO GOOD to them let slip away into my 

An Heirloom Recipe, a Bit of Life & a 90th Birthday!

An Heirloom Recipe, a Bit of Life & a 90th Birthday!

When mom asked me to be thinking about what recipes we should make for snacks at grandma’s 90th birthday celebration, I immediately knew “the one” — the recipe that made me think of grandma every time I tasted it. Without a pause, I spouted out the name and mom wholeheartedly agreed. Continue reading An Heirloom Recipe, a Bit of Life & a 90th Birthday!

Potsticker Party!! ((An Okie Girl’s Take on Potstickers))

Potsticker Party!! ((An Okie Girl’s Take on Potstickers))

One of our favorite people is in town during summer break for just one week and that can only mean one thing! Food and fun — wait, that is two things! Summer brain is a killer, haha! Our Luke is in from Columbia and oh 

BLT on a stick with Homemade Buttermilk Herbed Dressing

BLT on a stick with Homemade Buttermilk Herbed Dressing

BLT — it is my most favorite sandwich. Toasted white bread, a smear of mayo, thick cut salty bacon, crisp iceberg & a juicy slab of ripe, juicy summer tomato.  I am just not sure it can get any better. That is why I was 

Wedding Cake in a Jar — this will change your life!!

Wedding Cake in a Jar — this will change your life!!

I am in love with this dessert! Yes, I think I want to marry it. I mean, who doesn’t LOVE wedding cake?? This girl sure loves a good piece of wedding cake!

I began dreaming of putting all of the perfect wedding cake elements into a little jar several months ago, when I started planning my cousin’s wedding shower. I immediately knew what type of wedding cake Continue reading Wedding Cake in a Jar — this will change your life!!

Homemade Oven-Roasted Restaurant Style Salsa ((This is as GOOD as it gets!))

Homemade Oven-Roasted Restaurant Style Salsa ((This is as GOOD as it gets!))

This could totally be one of “those” recipes. You know, one of the recipes that is kept secret — locked up and never shared in it’s entirety?? Good for you – I am bad at keeping a good thing secret! In addition to being the most 

Cheesy Baked Taco Dip

Cheesy Baked Taco Dip

Time to add a new party food recipe to your bag of tricks! I just love the spicy flavors and gooey cheesiness, serve it with corn chips & suddenly, you have a party on your hands.

Teenie Cookie Butter Cookie Balls

Teenie Cookie Butter Cookie Balls

Yes, my friends, I did it. I made “teenie” cookie butter cookie balls. Teenie being a code word for “eat by the dozens guilt-free”. That is right, I used the words “cookie butter” and “guilt-free” in the same paragraph. Trust me – I am buying into the lie, but my pants seem to disagree.

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Big Country Breakfast Bread Pudding — Food for a Year’s most popular recipe!

Big Country Breakfast Bread Pudding — Food for a Year’s most popular recipe!

Well — here you have it! Big Country Breakfast Bread Pudding has been Food for a Year’s most popular recipe… BY A LANDSLIDE!! I am amazed at how many people have viewed & commented publicly and privately on this recipe.

My Little Pony Tails ((or Yoda Fingers))

My Little Pony Tails ((or Yoda Fingers))

“What she talking about?!” I can hear you asking from here! Party food, I am talking about party food. But not just any party food — birthday party food. More specifically kid birthday party food.

Pecan Fingers – A vintage recipe that earned “Keeper” status decades ago!

Pecan Fingers – A vintage recipe that earned “Keeper” status decades ago!

A few weeks ago, mom cookie pie bars made these for the Schuermann Family. She made them because she knew they were one of Ken and Alice’s favorite. As I took the first bite, I remembered how delicious these treats are and thought to myself “Why haven’t I made these??”. That mental whisper was quickly followed by a directive: “You will be making these and sharing them with the world ((via Food for a Year – however small that world may be)). Because, what the world needs now is this cookie bar perfection.”

Continue reading Pecan Fingers – A vintage recipe that earned “Keeper” status decades ago!