Christmas Eve Appetizers

Christmas Eve is one of my favorite days of the year.  The excitement of knowing Christmas Day is coming makes me so happy, but it’s really the annual family get-together that totally thrills my soul!  It’s been a tradition since I was a kid and I always look forward to it.  Seeing my family is wonderful, but we also have an awesome tradition of Christmas Eve appetizers and desserts.  In case you don’t know, I’d rather have appetizers than just about any {Read More}

Summer Squash Fritters

Summertime is one of the best times for produce.  There are so many wonderful things that come out of the garden–tomatoes, corn, watermelon, and squash are some of my favorites.  And it’s not unusual for me to crave them at any other time of the year either! Squash happens to be one of my absolute favorites.  There are a lot of different varieties, but the yellow summer squash is super versatile. While squash are delicious at least a dozen different {Read More}

Summertime Corn Salad

Ah, sweet summertime…when the weather is hot and the tomatoes are delicious.  I’m not really sure if it’s the sunshine or the dirt or what, but the flavor just can’t be beat.  Really and truly, there is just nothing like food fresh from the garden–no matter what kind it is! When summer rolls around, I start dreaming about a simple Summertime Corn Salad that my aunt used to make and bring to cookouts.  Although, it works fine in cooler weather, it’s {Read More}