Chilled Jalapeno Poppers

This post is not so much of a recipe as it is a suggestion.

With all the huge jalapenos coming on, it was time to make some appetizers for Sunday afternoon.  After canning all the pepper jelly, I was pretty much spent, but I needed to use more peppers.

I went with an old stand by . . . → Read More: Chilled Jalapeno Poppers

A Smokin’ Cookin’ Class

This is the first in a two part series documenting our recent BBQ and smoking cooking class. Today’s recipes: Cheesy Bread and Corn Souffle. . . . → Read More: A Smokin’ Cookin’ Class

Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Bean Dip

I great dip, spread, or wrap filling. Delicious!! . . . → Read More: Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Bean Dip

Sun Dried Tomato and Olive Cheese Spread

A delicious appetizer for this month’s Secret Recipe Club. . . . → Read More: Sun Dried Tomato and Olive Cheese Spread

Amuse-bouche and an Italian Compote

This was a tasty little bite which inspired me to create my own Italian preserve: Triple Berry Mostarda . . . → Read More: Amuse-bouche and an Italian Compote

Herbed Olives

We have a couple of restaurants we frequent in Tulsa.    One is The Tavern on Brady (that I have posted about a lot—see end of post for more details).     The other is Edward Delk’s.

We love the hummus and olives at Delk’s.

We relish the burger, deviled eggs, olives and most specials that are on . . . → Read More: Herbed Olives

The Gifts from the Kitchen Kick-Off: Cheese Ball Kits

The first year that I was invited to spend Christmas with The Hubs’ family (my future in-laws), I was thrilled.     We had been dating a long time and I had only met the parents once.

It was to be a momentous occasion to be sure.

His family always celebrated on Christmas Eve with an appetizer/sandwich/snack . . . → Read More: The Gifts from the Kitchen Kick-Off: Cheese Ball Kits

Last of the Peppers….for now

A stuffed jalapeno recipe and the last of Pepper-palooza. . . . → Read More: Last of the Peppers….for now

Diablo Deviled Eggs

I know this title is a true redundancy, but these are truly double-the-heat deviled eggs. . . . → Read More: Diablo Deviled Eggs

One tomato, two tomato, three pepper salsa

A short garden update and a salsa recipe. . . . → Read More: One tomato, two tomato, three pepper salsa

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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