Ranch Party Mix

Ranch Party Mix - The quintessential party favorite! Warning: Highly Addictive

Ranch party mix is so easy to make and always the party favorite. If you can keep your hands out of this ranch party mix there should be plenty to serve your guests.  I warn you yet again this stuff is HIGHLY ADDICTIVE!  It’s almost as addictive as our Spicy Oyster Crackers.  The minute I pull this out of the oven if I’m not diving in, hands are flying around behind me to get a quick hot grab. Ranch Party Mix No need for prep pics for this one. Pour the oyster crackers, rice Chex cereal, cheese crackers, Bugles, peanuts, and pretzels in a large roasting pan and gently toss....

Pumpkin Cinnamon Swirl Bread

Pumpkin Cinnamon Swirl Bread - Love this bread warm from the oven, toasted slathered with butter and french toast for breakfast!

Pumpkin cinnamon swirl bread is oh-so-divine! Fresh hot pumpkin bread kissed with a cinnamon swirl center. I am in love with this bread. Fresh and warm from the oven slathered in butter, the bomb! Toasted and slathered with butter, yes! French toast for breakfast, oh yeah! Pumpkin Cinnamon Swirl Bread Mix the pumpkin bread dough, allow to rise. Punch the dough down, roll it out, spread the softened butter and sprinkle the cinnamon sugar. Roll it up, place it in the pan and allow to rise again. Once risen, brush with egg wash and bake. Cool in the pan about 10 minutes. Then slice the cook a piece, butter it...

Spicy Gingerbread Loaf

Spicy Gingerbread Loaf - It's not just for the holidays. Moist, slightly sticky, sweet and loaded with spicy goodness. This gingerbread loaf needs nothing more than a nice, piping hot cup of coffee to accompany it.

Spicy gingerbread loaf is moist, slightly sticky, sweet and loaded with spicy goodness. This loaf needs nothing more than a nice, piping hot cup of coffee to accompany it. That’s it, don’t bother with butter or overly sweet icing. A dusting of confectioners’ sugar just for adornment. Spicy Gingerbread Loaf No need for prep pics this bread is easy to make as long as your eggs, buttermilk, and butter are room temperature you shouldn’t have any problems. I speak from experience on this one. The room temperature ingredients combine easier and help the loaf rise in the middle instead of sinking. I just might have eaten most of this spicy...

Baked Vidalia Onion Dip

Baked Vidalia Onion Dip - Sweet Vidalia onion baked with creamy, spicy cheese and served warm with toasted bread, crackers or tortilla chips is perfect for all occasions.

Baked Vidalia onion dip is great for serving any time of the year. Sweet Vidalia onion baked with creamy, spicy cheese and served warm with toasted bread, crackers or tortilla chips is perfect for all occasions. Even the onion haters will love this warm, cheesy dip. Baked Vidalia Onion Dip The easiest and fastest way to prepare this dip is in a food processor. Chop the onion into smaller pieces, throw them into the food processor and pulse it a few times until they are finely diced. Remove the diced onion to a large bowl and switch to the shredding blade. Shred the pepper jack, remove to the bowl. Shred...

Spicy Thai Chicken Noodle Bowl

Spicy Thai Chicken Noodle Bowl - Spicy Thai noodles loaded with chicken and vegetables. Unbelievably good!

Spicy Thai Chicken Noodle Bowl is unbelievably good! Spicy Thai rice noodles loaded with chicken and vegetables, tossed in a slightly sweet and spicy sauce. We made it even quicker using pre-cooked Thai rice noodles. Perfect for a busy weeknight meal. So tasty you will blame us for future cravings. Spicy Thai Chicken Noodle Bowl Prep the vegetables and chicken. Combine the sauce ingredients and set aside. Heat the olive oil and saute the chicken. Remove the chicken to a plate, heat another tablespoon of oil and add the mushrooms. Saute about 3-4 minutes. Add the peppers and carrots,  saute another  4 minutes or until tender. Add the garlic and...

15 Crowd Pleasing Game Day Recipes For Your Next Party

Cajun Smoked Wings - These barbecued wings have a spicy Cajun rub meeting up with some sweet Pecan wood smoke, then finished off with an aromatic hot sauce. They are deliciously smokey and spicy with a slight sticky sweet sauce that brings it all together in the most incredible wing you will ever have.

Game day recipes come out when football season fires up. It’s just part of it. When we have friends and family over for an all-day, fun filled football fiesta it’s more like a grazing, than prepared meals. It’s a constant ‘walk into the kitchen’ and grab a handful of something. Only to repeat yourself 30 minutes later. This can go on for hours. This is why it’s always good to perhaps prepare a few things for your voracious visitors. Hopefully, you will find a few things on here that you know will hit the spot for your friends or family. Let’s Get Started – Game Day Recipes Cajun Smoked Wings That...

Roast Beef Sliders with Horseradish Sauce

Roast Beef Sliders with Horseradish Sauce - A creamy, spicy, horseradish sauce, layered with thinly sliced roast beef covered with gooey, melty cheese in a hand size toasty bun. #gameday

Roast beef sliders with horseradish sauce are a great game day, party or weeknight recipe. Easy to prepare for a crowd or just movie night with the family. A creamy spicy horseradish sauce, layered with thinly sliced roast beef covered with gooey, melty cheese in a hand size toasty bun. Football season is upon us and my husband is chomping at the bit for game day foods. Is yours? This manly dish is the way to his heart. So simple, just layer all ingredients and bake.  Place the buns in your baking pan, spread half of the horseradish sauce. Lay on half the cheese slices. As you can see from...

Cajun Smoked Wings That Will Blow You Away

Cajun Smoked Wings - These barbecued wings have a spicy Cajun rub meeting up with some sweet Pecan wood smoke, then finished off with an aromatic hot sauce. They are deliciously smokey and spicy with a slight sticky sweet sauce that brings it all together in the most incredible wing you will ever have.

These Cajun smoked wings will change your expectations of what you will expect from a wing. I almost want to apologize in advance for ruining your dining out wing experiences going forward after you make these. Yes, they are that good. This version of barbequed wings has a spicy Cajun rub meeting up with some sweet Pecan wood smoke, then finished off with an aromatic hot sauce. I will let the pictures speak for themselves. A couple of months ago we made what I thought was the best tasting wings I ever had (see Amazing Smoked Chicken Wings). Well, I was wrong. Well, perhaps not wrong, as they both have...

Homemade Granola Bars

Homemade Granola Bars - Easy, healthy and the perfect combination of crunchy and chewy. No refrigeration needed!

Homemade granola bars are a great after school snack or lunch box treat. They are super easy to make and store. I don’t care for the no-bake granola bar recipes that require refrigeration. You can’t drop them in a lunch box and expect them to maintain their integrity. They are either too hard right out of the fridge or way too soft and sticky when packed for later consumption. This recipe is slightly crunchy and slightly chewy. That’s what we consider the perfect combination in a homemade granola bar. Homemade Granola Bars Easy and healthy! Mix and match the fruits and nuts you prefer. I usually add what I have...

30 Minute Swedish Meatballs

30 Minute Swedish Meatballs - Tender, juicy meatballs smothered in a rich, creamy, flavor packed gravy! Perfect weeknight meal.

30 minute Swedish meatballs can be on the table in a jiffy. Great for a busy weeknight meal. Homemade meatballs smothered in a rich, creamy, flavor packed gravy. Serve over noodles or rice with a side salad and call it a meal. You can’t go wrong. Mix the meatball ingredients, roll into balls and cook for 5-8 minutes. Remove to a plate and begin the sauce. Add butter to the pan, sprinkle in the flour and cook for 1-2 minutes. Slowly pour in the beef broth while you whisk continuously, add the sour cream, mustard and Worcestershire sauce. Bring to a simmer, allow sauce to thicken to desired consistency, about 5-10...