Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Celery Sticks

It seems like we were just talking about the Holidays. Now here it is Super Bowl time!! Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Celery Sticks combine the best of Buffalo Chicken ingredients in an easy to eat a stuffed stick.

Bufflao Chicken Stuffed Celery Sticks

Buffalo wings are a football party mainstay. With a side of celery sticks, bleu cheese, and ranch. Why not put all those flavors into one easy to eat bite…no reason I can think of!!!! Continue reading “Buffalo Chicken Stuffed Celery Sticks”

Spicy Brown Sugar Bacon Wrapped Carrots

As we near the end of the gardening season, it was time to pull my carrots. I grew a shorty variety this year and was delighted. These short carrots were perfect for Spicy Brown Sugar Bacon Wrapped Carrots.

Spicy Brown Sugar Bacon Wrapped Carrots

In the past, I have never had much luck growing carrots. They were always clumped together, never uniform in size, and had these strange nubs growing willy-nilly. After reading an article about carrots, I realized the error in my ways. Continue reading “Spicy Brown Sugar Bacon Wrapped Carrots”

Bruschetta Style Broiled Feta

“We are in the area and thought we would stop by” these are the words that strike terror to many a hostess. Never fear, with a few simple ingredients you can have Bruschetta Style Broiled Feta ready before they ring the doorbell.

Caprese Style Broiled Feta

At this time of year friends and family are bound to stop by for an impromptu visit. Those of us who cook feel the need to feed. Keeping cheese on hand can take the stress out of those last minute visits.

In the summer we like nothing better than a bruschetta style snack — garden fresh tomatoes and cheese with crackers or baguettes. But alas it winter and tomatoes are not in season. Never fear grape or cherry tomatoes, especially those on the vine are still sweet and delicious. I have found that purchasing them on the vine gives them a longer shelf life and remember DO NOT put tomatoes in the refrigerator it makes tomatoes grainy and yucky!

Caprese Style Broiled Feta

Feta is a pickled curd cheese that has a salty and tangy taste enhanced by the brine solution. It is creamy white with small holes, a crumbly texture, in square cakes with no rind. It can also be purchased crumbled and flavored.
Keep a block on hand, and you are ready for a quick and easy appetizer. Continue reading “Bruschetta Style Broiled Feta”