Super Bowl Food and Hot Feta Artichoke Dip

Hot Feta Artichoke Dip

Ok I will admit it, I get more excited about food than football. There, I said it. I honestly was just reminded that the Super Bowl was coming up from one of my friend's blogs. I just don't get into pro football, but don't hate me. I am still here to bring you some yummy  food ideas for your Super Bowl party. I wanted to make a dip because who doesn't love dips during games? My big ol' Costco size tub of feta was looking at me and I immediately thought of this super simple hot feta artichoke dip that I've been making forever. I usually make it around the Holidays (Christmas Eve or Easter), … [Read more...]

Crostini with Whipped Feta and Tomatoes

Crostini with Whipped Feta and Tomatoes |

This is hands down one of my favorite appetizers ever. I made it for the first time a while back when my mom was in town and we ate it several nights for dinner. Wine and crostini. What more do you need? By the way, have you ever wondered the difference between crostini and bruschetta? I had to look it up but it's really just a difference of the bread used. Bruschetta, form the Italian word "bruscare" is to roast over coals and is made from Italian or sourdough bread. Crostini are toasted from a finer-textured bread like a baguette. They are both topped with a variety of delicious toppings … [Read more...]

Roasted Vegetables and Cheese Tray Appetizer & Meal Planning

Roasted Vegetable & Cheese Tray

Ahh, Halloween is over and two of my children's birthdays have come and gone and now I can focus on family visiting for Thanksgiving and our trip to San Diego! Plus I can hopefully crank out lots of recipes between now and Christmas- such a busy time of year! In the military typically when you move to a new assignment you are assigned a sponsor, someone who assists you in becoming familiar with your new post and all the in-processing you have to do. For whatever reasons, we have never had one take care of us but we were so excited to be able to sponsor another family who recently moved here … [Read more...]