Black Bean Spread*

This recipe is so easy to throw together last minute! Its jam packed with flavor and couldn't be easier to make! Put all the ingredients in a blender or food processor and puree! I love to serve it in a cute mason jar along with some toasted slices of baguette, pita chips, or whatever you want! Perfect for anything from a cocktail party to a game day appetizer! Enjoy!...

Spanish Omelette with Tomato Bread*

While I was in Spain one of my favorite "tapa" was the "torilla espanola con pan de tomate" or spanish omelette with tomato bread. I was obsessed with it. It's so simple yet so delicious. I couldn't get enough! Pair this will a pitcher of homemade Sangria and you have my heaven. This recipe is so easy to make and you'll be glad you did. Preheat your oven to 375*F. First thing you want to do is cut the potatoes. Peel them, cut them in half lengthw...

Stuffed Plums*

This is such a great recipe. So easy and so flavorful! This is a great appetizer to make if you're having people over or going over to someone's house. It's a real show stopper! The first thing you want to do is make your balsamic reduction. In a small saucepan over medium heat cook your balsamic vinegar for 20 minutes. The balsamic will reduce by about half. After 20 minutes add the brown sugar and mix together. Let cook another...

Peach Salsa*

My favorite time of the year is summer and one of my favorite foods of summer is peach! One of my favorite things to make is salsa... so why not put them together?! I love making this and putting it on blacked fish or grilled pork. SO good. First thing you want to do is start a pot of boiling water. With a knife cut an "x" on the bottom of the peach and put in the boiling water. Keep in the water for about 1 minute. You don't want to cook the pea...

Salsa Verde*

Ok this is such an amazing dip and its so easy to make... don't be scared I promise you can do it! Ok the first thing you want to do is preheat your oven to 375*F. Cut the cleaned tomatillos and cut them in half. Place them on a baking pan skin side up. Cut the jalapeno in half and take the seeds out of half the side. Put the jalapeno skin side up on the baking pan too and sprinkle the top with salt. Put them in the oven and let cook for 15 minu...

Mexican Layer Dip*

Ok, this is a perfect dip to bring over to people's houses or if you're just being lazy around the house! This does make a lot of dip because whenever we have people over for football games, there just never seems to be enough food. If you don't need that much dip, just cut this recipe in half! First thing you're gonna want to do is put the cans of refried beans and the two packages of taco seasoning in a bowl and mix it together. Put the refried...

Tomato Bruschetta*

First, start the broiler and line a baking pan with aluminum foil. Slice the bread about 1 inch on a diagonal and lay on the sheet pan and drizzle with olive oil. Place in the broiler and let brown slightly, about 1-2 minutes. Once out of the oven, take a clove of garlic and rub all over the top of the bread. Take the canned tomatoes and slice into bite sized pieces. Put in a bowl and mince some fresh garlic and put it with the tomatoes. Season w...

Pimento cheese toasts

10 oz extra sharp cheddar, coarsely grated (about 4 cups) 1/8 teaspoon cayenne 3/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup finely dinced bottled roasted red pepper (rinse and pat dry first!) 1 french baguette Preheat broiler and stir together all ingredients, except the baguette of course, plus 1/8 teaspoon pepper and salt to taste. Slice the baguette…

Salsa bitch style*

1 vidalia onion, chopped 2 small green chiles, most seeds and ribs removed 1 cup fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped 2 can mild rotel (premade salsa in grocery store! in ethnic food isle) Mix all ingredients together and prepare to get spicy!!!