Pesto-Cream Cheese Spread

There are always huge parties for the Park Avenue Festival, this past weekend being included. I can’t believe how much food was served and relieved nothing went to waste! There were even 2 buckets of Brewers ice cream! The weather was gorgeous and the festival was a blast it couldn’t have been a better weekend….

Basil Vinaigrette

So I have TONS of basil plants growing outside on my little patio and after returning from Long Island this past weekend the basil leaves got HUGE! I love pesto, but I was curious on what other things I could use up a lot of fresh basil with. At first I was going to make…

Chicken Wing Dip

Ingredients: 2 (8oz) packages cream cheese, softened 3/4 cup Franks, Red Hot 1 cup Blue Cheese, T. Marzettis or Marie’s 2 cups diced cooked chicken 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese Dash chili powder (opt.) Dash garlic powder (opt.) Steps: Preheat oven to 350F Start boiling chicken in med. saucepan In a medium bowl stir together…

Falafels with Tzatziki

My Sister came over for a nice “girls night” yesterday and had been craving Falafels for weeks now, so we decided to make them! I searched around some recipes, which there are MANY of variations, in fact you can even buy a box of the mix and just add water.. but come ON now! So…