Awesome Southwestern Guacamole

Awesome Guacamole

Ingredients 5 Each – Large Avocados 1 Each – Large Lime, juiced 1.5 Teaspoons – Salt 1 Teaspoon – Black Pepper 2 Each – Roma Tomatoes, diced small and drained 1/3 Cup – Fresh Cilantro Leaves 1 Each – Garlic Clove, minced 1  Each – Jalapeno Pepper, chopped very fine (Optional) Preparation Place ingredients and […]

Fried Zucchini – From The Oven!

Baked Zucchini and Yellow Squash Strips

Our family LOVES Fried Zucchini.  There was once a local East Texas restaurant, J.W. Finn’s, that had a variety of eclectic menu choices.  Their fried zucchini was the best.  It was served as an appetizer, and no matter how much you ordered, it would seem to not be enough!  This baked version of the classic […]

Smoked Tuna Dip


This is a quick and easy appetizer that will have everyone hovering around the buffet before dinner.  The grand kids who are from 4 to 12 blew through a BOX of crackers and this entire dip recipe in 5 minutes. Ingredients 16 oz. –  Canned Albacore Tuna 8 oz. – Cream Cheese 1 Teaspoon – […]

Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs

OK, so this is not the “manliest” recipe posted on  If you want barbeque ribs, steak and man-food.  We have that, too.  This simple appetizer, however, will kick-start your meal off to a good start. Ingredients: 6 Each – Eggs 3 Tablespoons – Mayonaise 2 Teaspoons –  Mustard 1/4 Teaspoon – Lee & Perrin’s […]

Pimento Cheese on Celery

Pimento Cheese on Celery

It just takes six ingredient recipe, or four ingredients if you don’t count salt or pepper.  This is also a no-cook appetizer, so it would be good to engage the young chefs to help measure, mix and assemble. Ingredients 4 Cups –  Grated Mild Cheddar Cheese, not pre-grated. 4 oz. – Pimentos 1/2 Cup – […]