Food, Humor, Link Party

Dill Pickle and Ham Dip is the Best Thing Since Dill Pickle and Ham Dip

  I enjoy eating. This should come as no surprise to anyone who knows me. But I LOVE appetizers. I want to have a long, sordid, and steamy threesome with Reuben egg rolls, guacamole, and queso. And maybe a paltry affair on the side with some cheese fries topped with bacon and sour cream. I'm sorry,… Continue reading Dill Pickle and Ham Dip is the Best Thing Since Dill Pickle and Ham Dip

Food, Link Party, Photography

Bruschetta That’s Easier to Make Than it is to Pronounce

  It's pronounced BRUSKETTA. I know this because I had to Google it. There is no Wizard behind the curtain here; I have no secrets. Especially when I came up with this recipe a few weeks ago for my friend Rebecca's birthday. I was at the Jewel (a local grocery chain) looking for "fun food"… Continue reading Bruschetta That’s Easier to Make Than it is to Pronounce

Childhood, Food, Recipes

Mom’s Shrimp Dip Reminds Me of the 70’s. Without the Shag Carpeting Aftertaste

  I have vague fond memories from the '70s. I say vague because I can only remember bits and pieces as I was only ages 0-9 within that decade. But I do have strong memories of things such as the music that played throughout our home, the clothing that my parents wore and of course,… Continue reading Mom’s Shrimp Dip Reminds Me of the 70’s. Without the Shag Carpeting Aftertaste

Family, Food, Friends, Humor, Recipes

Four Ingredient Recipes- Filipino Egg Rolls (Lumpia)

I have written about Rebecca's egg rolls many times over the past ten years. They are probably my most favorite food I've ever eaten. If you've never had them before, they are worth the effort to make. And if you live close to me, make some extra, please.  First published February 17, 2012 I blogged… Continue reading Four Ingredient Recipes- Filipino Egg Rolls (Lumpia)

Favorite Things, Food, Friends, Humor, Life, Link Party, Recipes

Egg Rolls = Best Friend

This weekend I attempted to make my dear friend Rebecca's Egg Rolls. Ah but these are not the Chinese egg rolls that you find in your local restaurant. No, sir, these are Filipino egg rolls (also known as lumpia) and there is a difference. First, they just taste better. Second, they are much thinner, making them even more… Continue reading Egg Rolls = Best Friend