Archive of ‘appetizers’ category

Apple Salsa

| appetizers, apple, recipes, salsa

{Recipe} Apple Salsa by

Tonight I’m making a chili and cinnamon rubbed port tenderloin for dinner… and I’m topping it off with apple salsa. Yup… that’s right. Salsa! But… not just any salsa… this salsa is borderline dessert like. It’s sweet, spicy and FULL of damn good flavor! (OMG did JC just swear? Yeah dude, this salsa is THAT […]

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Homemade Cranberry Sauce

| appetizers, cranberries, recipes, seasonal, Thanksgiving

Homemade Cranberry Sauce by JavaCupcake-4

I’ve never been a fan of canned cranberries… I guess maybe because I’m a purist.  If I can make it myself with fresh ingredients, I’ll do it!  Thanksgiving cranberry sauce is no exception. I know, I know… the canned, jellied stuff is a time honored tradition in many homes, but really… once you’ve made this […]


Vegan Black Bean & Corn Salsa

| appetizers, guest blogger, recipes, vegan

Black Bean & Corn Salsa-8

A few months ago I was asked by a bloggy friend of mine, Rika at Vegan Miam,  to write a guest blog post for her on her vegan blog.  Hmmmm, I’m a baker.  Nothing I do is vegan.  But, then I realized that I do more than bake… I cook all the time for my family! […]

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Peanut Butter Cheese Ball

| appetizers, cream cheese, peanut butter, recipes

Baby Matthew's Shower-8

At my baby shower yesterday, not only did I make the cupcakes… but I also brought two of my favorite dips.  Since I only took a picture of one of them… that’s the recipe you get! HA! Imagine… peanut butter, cream cheese, and sugar… with pb and chocolate chips… rolling around in your mouth.  Seriously… […]


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