Pico de gallo is one of those condiments that makes a simple dish seem like it took a lot more time and effort than it did. I use it on nachos, tacos, burritos, chicken, and even on pasta. It just requires a few fresh ingredients and a few minutes to dice them. This recipe makes about 1 quart, plenty to share or keep all for yourself! Continue reading
I adapted this recipe from my Betty Crocker cookbook. You can also find the recipe online here. I don’t put the shrimp in the broiler like Betty does. I feel like it doesn’t brown as well and the coconut burns more easily. I also add Dijon mustard and more ground mustard to the dipping sauce to tone down the sweetness of the apricot preserves a bit. Continue reading
Like any warm-blooded American, I love pizza. Vegetables, on the other hand, were not always my first food choice. Then a few years ago my mother-in-law introduced me to her vegetable pizza. This simple recipe brings together a little of both worlds. I get a creamy (and a bit cheesy) delicious finger food with the added benefit of fresh produce!
I received this recipe for buffalo chicken dip from my cousin about three years ago and it has been delighting friends and family ever since. It’s super easy, perfect for parties or just hanging out with friends, and I have yet to meet a single person who does not love it.