Instead of going out this past year on New Year’s Eve, my husband and I stayed home and made our favorite appetizers! We love these bacon wrapped bites of goodness, and they would be perfect to celebrate your normal, everyday Champagne Thursday. Even though the holidays are over, we’ve got to keep up with theContinue reading “Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts with Awesome Sauce”
I love homemade Chex Mix. I could eat it year round. For reasons of self-discipline, my boyfriend & I restrict our consumption to the holidays/fall/winter (except for the occasional rainy-day summertime batch) . Since it is now that time of the year, we made our first official batch of Chex Mix this weekend. I thoughtContinue reading “Chex Mix Redux”
The perfect hors d’oeuvre for any Champagne Thursday is Fat Cracker. I don’t know the original names for these divine little appetizers, but they really should just be called Fat Crackers. Bacon fat baked into club crackers with melted, bubbly Parmesan cheese. Yummy. I’m lucky–because my metabolism is so high, I can eat a millionContinue reading “Fat Cracker”
When I was living in Durham, one of my favorite restaurants was Cafe Parveneh in Chapel Hill. Serving traditional Persian cuisine, one of my favorite dishes was Mirza Ghasemi. i submitted my own tasty version of this veggie treat to the vittles.
My momma taught me how to make this easy crowd-pleasing appetizer. As long as I take this dip to a party, I know I won’t go hungry!