Spicy Marinated Cheese

Spicy Marinated CheeseSpicy Marinated Cheese is an easy, make-ahead party appetizer that gets better with time. Squares of cream cheese and cheddar cheese, (I sometimes use Colby Jack as well), are marinated in a spicy mixture of oil, vinegar, dried basil, and garlic and sprinkled with green onions and chopped sun-dried tomatoes. It makes a visually stunning ...

Lime Pie with Coconut Macadamia Crust

Lime Pie with Coconut Macadamia CrustLime Pie with Coconut Macadamia Crust is everything a lime pie should be. This isn't your typical lime pie with a plain graham cracker crust. It's dressed up in a scrumptious coconut macadamia nut crust.Shredded coconut and finely chopped macadamia nuts are mixed with graham cracker crumbs for a crust that's super flavorful and has ...

Chorizo Black Beans

Chorizo Black BeansChorizo Black Beans have tons of smoky, spicy flavor and are a great accompaniment to any Mexican meal. Ground chorizo sausage and bacon give these beans lots of meaty flavor. They're further flavored with onion, garlic, beer, oregano, cumin, and cilantro. I don't like bland beans so I like to add lots of layers of flavors. These ...

Vidalia Onion Pie with Ritz Cracker Crust

Vidalia Onion Pie with Ritz Cracker ToppingVidalia Onion Pie with Ritz Cracker Crust is a great way to showcase those spring sweet onions. It's salty, a little sweet, and cheesy. I use crushed Ritz crackers all the time as a crispy topping for casseroles like this Southern Broccoli Casserole. They make a great crust too. You can use any type of sweet onion ...

Tex-Mex Cobb Salad

Tex-Mex Cobb SaladTex-Mex Cobb Salad is a colorful salad with lots of south of the border flavor. Chicken, hard-boiled eggs, avocado, corn, black beans, bacon, tomatoes, and red onion are covered in a BBQ Ranch Dressing.A cobb salad is so classic and it's one of my favorite types of salad. It can be fun to do creative ...

Old-Fashioned Buttermilk Pie

Old-fashioned Buttermilk PieOld-Fashioned Buttermilk Pie is a classic, traditional southern pie. It's simple and made from regular ingredients, but it tastes so good. Buttermilk Pie is creamy, sweet heaven. It's one of my very favorite pies. Old-Fashioned Buttermilk Pie has a super smooth, custard-like filling that is really sweet. The filling only takes about 5 minutes to make ...

Mexican Chorizo Rice

Mexican Chorizo RiceMexican Chorizo Rice is a fully flavored and spicy rice dish that goes great with tacos, quesadillas, burritos, you name it! It's loaded with fresh chorizo sausage that's been cooked and crumbled, some corn, and a can of Rotel tomatoes. This is definitely a meat lovers rice dish. I've used a full pound of fresh Chorizo ...