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

Advertisements

Tomato Cracker Salad

Tomato Cracker Salad

Tomato Cracker Salad

When I first read this recipe, oddly enough I wasn’t shocked.  I love saltine crackers and I love tomatoes.  I could see that they might make an interesting salad.  But I’m also the woman who makes toast sandwiches out of tomatoes and peanut butter. Tomatoes are just so versatile they can pop up anywhere, with almost anything as a partner. This salad surprised everyone this Thanksgiving and many loved it as much as I did. Continue reading

Bacon Jam {on a crostini with goat cheese}

Bacon Onion Apple Jam

Bacon Onion Apple Jam

The idea of bacon jam intrigued me.  I’m into bacon as much as any other bacon addict, but adding it to jam seemed confusing.  I needed to try out a recipe to see if this could be a thing for me.  Although it looked a tiny bit complicated with the cooking and reducing for a long period of time, the ingredients were simple.  And I had them all on hand. Continue reading