Bacon Pecan Caramel Corn for a Crowd #ThinkFisher

Bacon Pecan Caramel Corn for a Crowd

A crowd is coming over for the big game. The beer is cold, the salsa is hot, and there are bowls of chips on every surface… but the snack that will keep them coming back for more is a huge bowl of caramel corn sweetened with maple and studded with chunks of bacon and pecans. It’s a good thing this recipe makes a lot, because the combination of … [Read more...]

Spicy Buffalo Wings

Spicy Buffalo Wings Appetizer

What's the best thing about watching football at home?  The appetizers y'all!  And what game-day would be complete without Spicy Buffalo Wings? To be honest, I am not a fan of buffalo wings but my husband and boys LOVE them!  I wanted to surprise my man by making our own version because I normally just buy the store version of them or order … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Pie Dip for Fall

Fall Pumpkin Pie Dip

For me, Fall means family.  It brings cherished moments with family & friends through football, school functions, and holidays.   Not only that, it makes for beautiful photos of falling leaves and delicious recipes!  Today, I'm bringing you Pumpkin Pie Dip.  This Fall dip is simple to make and is something we've enjoyed for several years.   … [Read more...]

Marinated Chicken Legs and Jalapeno Popper Dip

Jalapeno Popper Dip

I feel like we eat more during football season than any other time of year. Between concessions at school football games and NFL on Sundays, well, I'd say we probably need to play the game a little bit to counter all that food.  But it is that time of year and who can resist recipes for game time?  Not us!  You've probably seen this Jalapeno Popper … [Read more...]

Food for Your Super Bowl Party

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Boy do we love football!  Honestly, I could watch it all day with my husband.  This superbowl sunday will be no exception either!  My husband is for the 49r's and I'm for the Ravens.  Regardless of who wins, we're gonna feast like football fans do.  Here's a few ideas to get your started.  And if you need help getting in the football mood, try … [Read more...]

Double Slice Caprese Pizza Bites

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Every year for the big game, we have an array of appetizers to eat.  This year, we are trying a new one using Farm Rich Pizza Bites.  They have several other varieties but I saw a recipe for these and thought it would be a nice change to our regular appetizers.  The recipe is called Double Slice Caprese Pizza Bites.  It's basically fancying up the … [Read more...]

Grands Barbecue Cups


When you need something quick with few ingredients, these Grands Barbecue Cups are perfect.  I've made them many times and in several variations.  I love stuff like this 'cause it just spark up a new idea that suits your tastebuds. I found this recipe on Walmart's Meal Solutions app on facebook.  There are tons of recipe ideas and all of … [Read more...]

Did the Cowboys Just Beat the Superbowl Champs While I Ate Dip? #gametime


BOOYAH GIANTS!!!!  Me and my husband have been waiting for the season opener, for what seems like forever, and of course, it had to be our Dallas Cowboys opening up against the superbowl champs.   Since we also play fantasy football, we were really keeping our eye on Dez Bryant who didn't get near as much play but still scored us a solid 9 points. … [Read more...]

Pickled Eggs Recipe


Pickled Eggs are not on my list of favorite foods but they are for my husband and son.  I love pickles and I love eggs but why anyone would want to eat a picked egg is beyond me.  With that said, I'll share the recipe that me and my man used, in which, him and Tyler devoured each and every single egg as soon as 8 days hit!  Enjoy! P.S. I'd … [Read more...]

Chavrie Goat Cheese and Crate and Barrel (Giveaway)


Goat cheese is definitely a type of cheese that had never made it to our table in 18+ years, until the end of 2011.  Chavrie, the #1 go-to folks for America's freshest goat cheese, sent my family some to try and I have to say, I didn't expect me or my bunch to like it all, but 3 of out 5 of us did.  Truett wasn't a fan but he's 5 and he has lots of … [Read more...]

4 Ingredient Firecrackers, a 4th of July Snack


Summer snacks are big deal when you have kids at your house all the time, and finding ones that are friendly on the pocketbook can sometimes be a challenge. I remember the first time I had these Firecrackers-crackers with seasoning, and they were delicious! I thought they'd make the perfect snack for this 4th of July! Recipe: Firecrackers … [Read more...]

Pesto Torte

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Recipe was submitted by Diane R, into March's Food Challenge where the theme is GREEN.   Here is what Diane had to say about the recipe... (I chose this recipe to submit because I make it for Christmas and my friends and family love it---and I've been asked to bring it to a neighborhood St. Patrick's party again this year. When I first made it I … [Read more...]

Popcorn, the Ultimate Super Bowl Food!


This post brought to you by Kenmore Live Studio. All opinions are 100% mine. Popcorn is such a handy food because you can do so much with it.  You can eat with butter, covered in almond bark, or even as tasty appetizers!  I love creative food ideas and this Pittsburg Popcorn will soon be a favorite at your football party! Before I get to the … [Read more...]

Game Time! Quick and Easy Food for Football

My guys depend on me to have their snacks & food ready for game time. I really dislike cooking on game days because I'm a huge football fan and would prefer to sit on the couch and watch with the rest of them. But the fact is, I am in charge of bringing the food to the fans so I'm always making things that are simple and great fillers. I … [Read more...]

Kid Pick! Beach Blanket Chili-Cheese Dogs


Snack attack time! School is out, it's Summer time and the kids are hungry but don't fret parents, Chili-Cheese Dogs to the rescue.   Of course you can always heat up a corn dog but a chili dog with cheese in a blanket is way better!  What I love about this recipe is that the kiddos can help you make them.  By doubling the recipe, you can be sure … [Read more...]

Get Your Munch On During the Game with VELVEETA Beer and Chorizo Dip!

VELVEETA Beer and Chorizo Dip!

Down, set, HUT HUT VELVEETA!  Yep, it's that time again, time for the championship football game that all of us football fans anticipate the whole year!  And what comes along with football?? That's right!!! DIP!  You can't watch such an exciting football game without dip and chips, come on now.   Not only do we root teams on like the Dallas Cowboys … [Read more...]

Halloween Appetizer-Snack: Crescent Mummy Dogs

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The Witches Brooms were so cute that I just had to make and share these Mummy dogs with you today.  Check out these cute pigs in a blanket, Halloween style!!  Tell me those are not cute, I dare you!  And you could use mustard or ketchup as the eyes.  With all the Halloween sweets I've been posting, I thought these would make for a great … [Read more...]

3 Appetizing Party Food Recipes

Knorr's Spinach Dip

Just because you want to offer healthier snacks for your next party (and maybe the next Super Bowl party) doesn't mean you have to cut ALL the goodness out!  Offering foods that are cooler make a party lighter.    Try these 3 very simple, but tasty food ideas at your next get-together and I bet you're gonna be surprised at how big a hit they'll … [Read more...]

Super Bowl Party Appetizer & Drink Recipes


The Super Bowl is right around the corner so if you're looking for some quick and easy recipes to make your party delicious, look no more!  Also, tonight at 10:30pm CST, I'll be hosting a radio talk show on Super Bowl Party Ideas for a fabulous party!  Join me and listen, chat or even call in! DIPS The Ultimate Cheese Dip 5-Minute TexMex Dip (be … [Read more...]

Thalia in New York City

I was in NYC the last few days and had the chance to eat at a much fancier restaurant, that is normally available to me, called Thalia. Now many of you have probably eaten at places like this many times but I have not so even ordering the food was an issue for me.  I didn't know what this was or that but with the help of my blogging friends, I was … [Read more...]

Cocktail Wieners


Something easy to whip up for company or as a snack for yourself, is some good ol' cocktail wieners!  What else is there to say eh? INGREDIENTS: * 1 (16 oz) package lil' smokie sausages * 1 (8 oz) jar chili sauce * 1 (8 oz) jar grape jelly DIRECTIONS: In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the cocktail sauce and grape jelly. Mix in the lil' … [Read more...]

Entertaining Guests with an Appetizer & Wine in 20 Minutes!

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Have you ever been told last minute that guests will be arriving for a visit and have nothing quick to serve up?  Well, I have...too many times to count I might add but Pillsbury has a solution.  I make a lot from scratch I admit but sometimes I just don't want to or have the time to do it so when I ran across these Pillsbury Savorings Flaky Pastry … [Read more...]

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed with Cream Cheese Jalapenos

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These are super easy to make and I'm sure you've seen them everywhere but what the heck, I'm gonna put mine up here too!  For those of you who are new to my blog, I'm a Sure Fine gal.  If you want fancy looking food with name brand products, then you're at the wrong place.  While their are certain things that I prefer to be name brand, the majority … [Read more...]