Appetizers

Asian Shrimp Balls are wonderful for parties

Amazing Asian Shrimp Balls with Spicy Dipping Sauce

I made these last Thanksgiving as one of the appetizer dishes as people started to arrive…these were definitely the most popular…and were gone quickly….

Texas Caviar is perfect for parties - especially the big game!

Texas Caviar

This is an awesome dish to serve at parties – especially on the big game day.   It’s easy to make, low cal (don’t…

The garlic Parmesan chicken wings explode with flavor

Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings

Our very good friend, Nafeesah, asked me a few weeks ago if I had a good recipe for Garlic Parmesan Wings.  I told her…

black pepper bacon and maple popcorn

Black Pepper Bacon and Maple Caramel Popcorn

Want to impress when you have guests over for New Years?  Or 4th of July?  How about Flag Day?  Well, this will do the…

polenta with sauteed mushrooms and caramelized onions

Polenta with Sauteed Mushrooms and Caramelized Onions

Words can’t describe this one: Velvety Polenta with Sauteed Mushrooms and Caramelized Onions.  A perfect start to an amazing meal.  Or…the perfect lunch.  This…

This restaurant-quality Caesar salad is amazing

Restaurant-Quality Caesar Salad

Yep.  This is good.  Really, really good.   We love this Restaurant-Quality Caesar Salad.   Using homemade Caesar Salad (from HTFaLoon)…and you’ll be a…

popcorn with garlic, thyme and black pepper

Popcorn with Garlic, Thyme and Black Pepper

Popcorn with garlic, thyme and black pepper has an amazing, yet subtle flavor.  If you can, use a fabulous popcorn whirlypop that are available…

italian wings

Italian-Style Chicken Wings with Gorgonzola Sauce

So, these Italian-style chicken wings are a slightly different take on your standard wings, but, boy, oh boy, are they good.  Both the Loon…

rav glam

Taste of Fall Ravioli: Butternut Squash Infused Pasta Stuffed With Sauteed Wild Mushrooms, Goat Cheese and White Truffle Oil in a Brown Butter Sage Sauce

If there ever was a dish that you wanted to emulate Fall, as well impress your guests to the hilt…make this for them.  …

Salsa jar

Restaurant-Style Salsa

One of our favorite things about going to a great Mexican or Tex-Mex restaurant is the salsa with warm tortilla chips.  Doesn’t get much…