Gourmet Chocolate Chip Cookies

Gourmet Chocolate Chip Cookies

These Gourmet Chocolate Chip Cookies go over the top with loads of Ghirardelli bittersweet chocolate, butter, vanilla, and chunky pecans. Soft and chewy and bakery-style big. You’re going to love these cookies!

Baked Spinach Artichoke Dip

Baked Spinach Artichoke Dip

Baked Spinach Artichoke Dip is a yummy appetizer when you want something a little salty and warm. This dip is perfect with crackers (especially Trisket crackers) or toasted Tangy Sourdough Bread or Rustic Sourdough Baguettes.  

Peanut Butter Caramel Popcorn

Peanut Butter Caramel Popcorn

If you like peanut butter, you’re going to love this Peanut Butter Caramel Popcorn! It’s a new twist on our favorite Caramel Popcorn Recipe that’s easy to make and tastes great. Perfect for snacking on this fall or for putting in small trick-or-treat bags for 

Pico de Gallo Salsa

Pico de Gallo Salsa

I’ve been making this Pico de Gallo Salsa all summer, ever since I realized I didn’t abhor fresh cilantro. I love working with all the fresh ingredients, and it’s so tasty! Perfect for your next Mexican dinner night or tailgating party!

Queso Dip with Chorizo

Queso Dip with Chorizo

Here’s a new recipe for Queso Dip with Chorizo that we really love. It reminds me of a cheese dip my mom used to make long ago. Not necessarily in the ingredients that are used, but rather in that it’s difficult to stop eating this 

Trail Mix Energy Blend

Trail Mix Energy Blend

When I was going to college, I liked to snack on a “trail mix” that I picked up from the cafeteria. It helped energize my mind and body between classes. This Trail Mix Energy Blend is one I made later in life when our family 

After School Snack Ideas

After School Snack Ideas

With school starting later this month, I wanted to share a few favorite After School Snack Ideas that our girls enjoyed when they were young. Simple and easy to prepare, these snacks will satisfy kids of all ages–young and old. Our daughters always rode the 

Sourdough Cheddar Cheese Crackers

Sourdough Cheddar Cheese Crackers

This recipe for Sourdough Cheddar Cheese Crackers is so delicious and a great way to use “unfed” sourdough starter. Lightly flavored with Vermont Cheddar Cheese Powder and sourdough, the combination brings a smile to my little grandson’s face. My daughter insists that he likes them 

Patriotic Popcorn Snack

Patriotic Popcorn Snack

I love to make snacks for our grandchildren, as I did for our girls when they were young. This Patriotic Popcorn Snack is not only tasty, but it’s colored with Red, White, and Blue, making it the perfect way to celebrate the 4th of July. 

Peanut Butter Treats

Peanut Butter Treats

Peanut Butter Treats are perfect for summertime snacks, and especially good to make with kids. Crunchy, chewy, and sweetly flavored with peanut butter. Yum! This is a fun and easy recipe that everyone loves. I love having easy recipes that I can make with my