Sun-Dried Tomato & Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Sun-Dried Tomato & Roasted Red Pepper Dip

With slightly over a week left until the Big Dance, you’ve undoubtedly been scouring Pinterest, food blogs, mags, and the like – in search of the perfect dips, wings, drinks, spreads, sandwiches, and other glutinous goodies.

In your search – let me point you in the direction of today’s dip – that unbelievably doesn’t contain cheese or bacon – but get this… real live veggies!

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Supreme Pizza Pasta Salad & THE SUMMER OF GIVEAWAYS!

Supreme Pizza Pasta Salad

The people have spoken!  Well some of you have spoken, but you’re my people, and that’s all the counts.  General consensus seems to be that we need more non-mayo recipes in our summertime arsenal… so I listened!

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Touchdown Thursdays: Jalapeno-Lime Marinated Cheese Salad

A cheese salad?!  Yep… All cheese… All the time!

This salad turned lifesaver after a tubing trip this summer, and I’m sure it will do the same at your football gatherings.

The lime, jalapeno and cilantro in this salad pack a serious flavor punch.  And then there’s cheese.  Creamy, beautiful, wonderful cheese.  I’d like to amend Ben Franklin’s statement… Beer AND cheese are proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.

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Fried Green Tomatoes with Zesty Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Recently I’ve become obsessed with fried green tomatoes, thanks to my favorite local beer spot serving them up, all hot and yummy.  After several plates of these little guys, I knew I had to whip them up at home.

What the heck took me so long?!  Maybe it was that darn movie.  With all that abuse and time jumping!  Anywho,  I’m now super smitten with these little devils, and I think Ruth and Idgie would be proud.  These were easy, delicious and oh, so southern.

I can’t wait to turn these into an amped up BLT – some thick crusty sourdough, mayo, zesty sauce, thick maple bacon, crispy lettuce, and fried greens… NOM!

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