Salsa

Garden fresh tomatoes, onion, garlic, green pepper, jalapeño pepper, cilantro or parsley, salt & pepper all chopped up to make a salsa that you can serve with tortilla chips. It is the end of our garden season so I thought I would whip up a batch of the salsa that I use to can about 50 pints of to last […]

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Nachos Supreme

Tortilla chips covered in two kinds of cheese, bacon, tomatoes, black olives, jalapeño pepper, green onion and topped with sour cream. We also topped ours with salsa. The possibilities are endless like shrimp, beef, guacamole or any kind of seafood. We made this a meal but it can be an excellent appetizer as well. Ingredients Place tortilla chips on a […]

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Zucchini Bread

I have made this delicious Zucchini Bread for decades. Nobody will believe it has zucchini in it. I usually make multiple loaves and freeze them for up to a year. This recipe makes two loaves. To see the step by step directions with pictures and a printable recipe card click HERE. http://www.InDianesKitchen.com

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Strawberry Fruit Dip

There are only three ingredients and three easy steps in this delicious Strawberry Fruit Dip. This is tasty with any kind of fresh fruit and is made with sour cream, strawberry jam and cinnamon.   Ingredients   In a small bowl whisk the strawberry jam until smooth.   Add the sour cream, strawberry jam and cinnamon to a small bowl. […]

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Sautéed Baby Octopus

I have always loved Calamari and whenever I see the breaded and fried Baby Octopus on a restaurant menu I have to order them. For those who have followed me for a while, do you remember when I went to Jungle Jims International Market last year? I bought all kinds of interesting food there. Click HERE to see our trip […]

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Two Minute Microwave Elephant Ear

A crispy, buttery tortilla sprinkled with cinnamon sugar and microwaved for two minutes for a delicious and quick dessert or snack. This isn’t doughy like the ones fried in grease at the festivals but a crispy treat instead. These are made with a 6” tortilla. I have also made these using the large tortilla and baked them in the oven. […]

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Cut Out Sugar Cookies

I have used this cut out cookie recipe for 40 years! The cookies are delicious to eat plain or to frost with your favorite icing. My eight year old granddaughter made these cookies, with my help of course, that’s how easy they are. The best part about this is that she gave me the heart cookie cutter for Christmas! These […]

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Cheesy Beef Enchilada Dip

What a delicious appetizer for your Super Bowl party! Ground beef, onion and garlic cooked and then you add enchilada sauce, green chilies and cheese. If that isn’t delicious enough, it gets topped with more cheese, olives and sour cream. Use tortilla chips, our favorite is Scoops, to enjoy this fabulous appetizer!   Ingredients   In a large skillet over […]

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No Bake Goo Balls

Rice Krispies mixed with honey, peanut butter and vanilla extract then rolled into a ball for a healthier version of Rice Krispie Treats. Not nearly as sweet as the Rice Krispie Treats but still a fabulous treat. I learned of Goo Balls from a fellow blogger http://www.hunidasblog.com. After searching the web I found a recipe from http://www.recipelion.com.   Ingredients   […]

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