snacks

chocolate chip cheese ball

chocolate chip cheese ball

There are some things on this blog that I just don’t know how to categorize over on the recipe page.  Like chicken with artichokes and angel hair…pasta or poultry?  And more disconcerting, this little ball of richness…appetizer or dessert?  In most cases my catch-all categorization catches things that are pretty close in nature.  But appetizer … more

pecan quesadillas

pecan quesadillas

Crazy weeks call for short posts.  I’m sorry.  Or actually maybe I’m not because we’re all just here for the pictures and the recipes, right?  Wait no, please don’t say that because I have spent and embarrassingly long amount of time writing some of these posts.   But this will not be one of them. … more

peanut butter granola bars

peanut butter granola bars

First of all, I’m a horrible breakfast eater.  It’s just too much first thing in the morning.  I remember there was a time when I was little (in like kindergarten) when the only thing I wanted to eat were these peanut butter/chocolate breakfast bars that my mom had.  In high school the only thing I … more

parmesan thyme crackers

parmesan thyme crackers

I always struggle when it comes to the appetizer department.  There are vegetable spreads and mini quiches and spicy dips and things that have tomatoes in them and none of these things sound very appetizing (ba dum chh) to me.  I need simplicity.  Cheese and crackers.  Chips (without dip).  Things that don’t make my taste … more