Tag Archives: appetizers

Jen’s Easy 7-Layer Dip

Who doesn’t love a 7-layer dip?  I mean, really?  Have you met anyone who doesn’t love it?  I can tell you that I am no exception to the 7-layer dip rule.  It is the dip with many of my favorite … Continue reading

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Lakeside Garlic Fries

When I was at a meeting in Chapel-Hill several months ago, I met my friend Tammy for a drink.  She ordered garlic fries, and I just couldn’t resist giving them a try.  They were absolutely amazing! Since that time, I … Continue reading

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Spinach Artichoke Dip

If you are looking for a fast, easy recipe for Spinach Artichoke Dip, you have found it. This is another of JohnHyatt’s delicious treats.   Serve this dip on chips or slices of a lightly toasted bread of your choice. I … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Party Dip

My college roommate Heather Ross introduced me to this incredibly easy and delicious dip years ago. Since she lives in Asheville, NC, my friend Kevin Eakes – who lived in Hickory at the time – adopted this recipe as his … Continue reading

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Fonda’s Famous Chex Mix

Every family has its own special version of holiday party mix. I have tried different party mix recipes at various friends’ homes and Christmas parties. When I was a teacher, students would sometimes bring party mix to me as a … Continue reading

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Michael’s Chipped Beef Cheese Ball

When I think back to my youth, like all of us, I have thousands of warm memories of family, laughter, vacations, and fun.  Like most children, I believed I lived in the most wonderful place in the world, that I … Continue reading

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Holiday Cheese Ball

It’s that time of year again!  The weather is getting colder, and the trees have lost almost all of their leaves.  I know the holidays are here when my mother makes her irresistible cheese ball.  Perhaps I should be ashamed … Continue reading

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Buffalo Chicken Dip

Like many of my best recipes, I can’t take credit for this one. Cheryl Rhea introduced me to Buffalo Chicken Dip last year following her Sunday school Christmas party. Since that time, Buffalo Chicken Dip has become a favorite appetizer … Continue reading

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Jalapenos Buenos

Jennifer Griffin makes absolutely delicious stuffed Jalapeno peppers. These spicy treats are a great prelude to any meal. Jennifer shares that there are several secrets to making perfect peppers. #1 – Buy large jalapenos. Jennifer says the larger peppers are … Continue reading

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Easy Hummus

I love hummus, and I have a few different hummus recipes. Hummus is one of those things that has to be served fresh. No matter how many pre-packaged brands or flavors of hummus I buy in the store, they just … Continue reading

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