Imitation Crab Dip {Christmas Traditions}

Imitation Krab Dip

Imitation Krab Dip

My Mom found a recipe years ago and made it each year for our Christmas Eve buffet.  We’d open our gifts then take a break and enjoy a wide array of finger foods and of course sweets.  My Mom was and still is an excellent cook.  Her holidays and parties are legendary.  When I had my own family, I had to call home for recipes.  The internet didn’t exist and letters just weren’t fast enough.  I needed access to Mom recipes! Continue reading

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Spinach Dip Pasta Salad

Spinach Dip Salad

Spinach Dip Salad

I found this recipe on PInterest and sent a link to my daughter, Emily.  She said exactly what I said upon finding it: omg I never thought to do this!  As much as we love spinach dip, adding pasta to it seemed like a really great idea.  It would be eating spinach dip with soft noodles instead of my preferred Wheat Thins.  Since I love spinach dip, I’d be willing to try it delivered a different way! Continue reading

Dill Pickle Dip

Gob and Gert Gherkin

I love dill pickle potato chips!  The bite of vinegar in a crispy chip is a perfect pairing for me.  I also love a crispy dill pickle, whether it be a spear or a little gherkin.  When I worked in an office and had time to spare between clients, I doodled in my computer’s Paint program and designed a gherkin couple, Gob and Gert Gherkin.  I should play with them again soon.  They always made me smile. Continue reading