Kalamata olive dip, it’s what’s for dinner

After spending all day cooking and working on recipes, I don’t really feel like making anything for dinner. Dips have been my go to for the last couple weeks. Easy snackable dips. This kalamata olive dip was one I made years ago but forgot about until Saturday night after tasting a feta dip at Carly’s… Continue reading Kalamata olive dip, it’s what’s for dinner

Pimento Cheese

We all have a super power inside of us whether we are aware of it or not. Mine is recipes with cheese and more specifically pimento cheese. I believe I had it for the first time just a few years ago, and I became obsessed with making it the best pimento cheese ever. Here it is.… Continue reading Pimento Cheese

Northern California coastal camping highlights

Last weekend we flew away to California for a budget getaway after finding $96 flights from Phoenix to San Francisco on US Airways through google flights. Have you used Google flights yet? It’s a great way to find a weekend deal. Put in your dates then zoom out the map to see prices for cities.… Continue reading Northern California coastal camping highlights

The real deal French Onion Dip

It’s time to throw away that packet french onion dip. This is the real deal! We came up with this while getting our weekly veggies from our most awesome veggie growing neighbor. She was telling us about this special way to cook onions, and while we were walking home we decided it would make a brilliant… Continue reading The real deal French Onion Dip

Spinach Artichoke Dip

This is easily one of my favorite dips of all time. My friend gave me the recipe a very long time ago, and I have modified it very little from it’s original. Spinach Artichoke Dip 1 can artichokes, chopped 1 pkg frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained 8oz cream cheese 1/2 c mayo 1/2 c… Continue reading Spinach Artichoke Dip

Spiralized Cucumber and Carrot Salad

Last month I bought one of those small handjob* spiralizers, but quickly realized I needed to upgrade to the full size bad boy. Last night it arrived. I am learning what works and what doesn’t work with a little help from Inspiralized by Ali Maffucci. I haven’t actually used her recipes yet, but I will soon. This morning I… Continue reading Spiralized Cucumber and Carrot Salad