The Best Guacamole!

Ingredients:3 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted1 jalapeño, cored and finely diced (add more or less to taste)1/2 cup finely diced red onion1 tablespoon fresh lime juice1/3 cup fresh cilantro leaves, finely chopped1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt1/4 teaspoon ground cumin(Optional: 1 roma tomato, cored and chopped) Directions:In a medium mixing bowl, use a fork or a … Read more

Extra Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Wings

Ingredients: 12 chicken wings (drumettes and wingettes, not whole ones) 1/2 tsp kosher salt (plus more to taste) 1 Tbsp chili powder 1 tsp granulated garlic 1/2 Tbsp baking POWDER (NOT baking SODA, it’s not the same) Directions: Dry the wings really well with paper towels and place in a medium bowl. Add the salt, … Read more

Baba Ganoush

2 pounds Italian eggplants (about 2 small-to-medium eggplants*) 2 medium cloves of garlic, pressed or minced 2 tablespoons lemon juice, more if necessary ¼ cup tahini ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing the eggplant and garnish 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, plus extra for garnish ¾ teaspoon salt, to taste ¼ … Read more

Pimiento Cheese

Ingredients One 4-ounce jar chopped pimientos, drained 1 cup mayonnaise 1 garlic clove, minced 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper 2 cups grated Cheddar (8 ounces) 2 cups grated Colby (8 ounces) Directions Combine pimientos, mayonnaise, garlic, lemon juice, dry mustard, Worcestershire sauce, and … Read more

Palta Mollda (Avocado Dip)

Palta is the Chilean word for avocado. The Chilean avocados are smaller than the California avocados. However, the California avocado works just as well. Ingredients 1 large ripe avocado 1 small lemon 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil Freshly ground black pepper, to taste Salt, to taste Crackers for serving Instructions Peel the avocado and, … Read more

Bocadillos (Little Morsels)

This list of ingredients is flexible depending upon availability’. Serve on a tray wrt’h toothpicks. 1/2 cup smoked mussels or oysters (The canned variety is used but make sure to drain them well before using. Keep in refrigerator until ready to serve.) 1/2 cup stuffed green olives 1I2 cup black olives, pitted 1/2 cup marinated … Read more

Maple sticks

1/2 cup margarine 2 packages yeast 1/2 cup sugar 2 cups water 2 eggs beaten 8 cups sifted flour 1 teaspoon salt Powdered sugar Cream the margarine and sugar. Add eggs. Sprinkle yeast over lukewarm water. Start to blend. Add dissolved yeast with remaining water and flour to create mixture. Need until smooth. Place in … Read more

Cheese Log or Ball

Elaine Robey 12/13/2006 1 8 ounce package cream cheese, softened to room temperature 1 8 ounce package shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1 8 ounce package shredded colby/monterey jack cheese 1 8 ounce package shredded Mexican or pepper jack cheese (Use any combination of cheese you like) 1 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp red cayenne pepper … Read more

Cranberry Cinnamon Goat Cheese Spread

Cranberry-Cinnamon Goat Cheese Spread Source: sweetsaltysc.blogspot.comINGREDIENTS Cranberry-Cinnamon Goat Cheese Spread (serves 2-3)1/8-1/4 c dried cranberries (to taste)1/2 tsp cinnamon, plus more for mixing1/4 c red wine (water may be substituted)4 oz creamy goat cheese, room temperatureCrackers for servingDIRECTIONS Put cranberries and cinnamon in a heat-proof bowl. Heat wine in a small saucepan until it comes … Read more