That “Stetson” Salad. Happy Birthday to me!

Stetson salad originated in Scottsdale at one of our old favorite restaurants, Cowboy Caio.     The restaurant is Now closed, but versions of this salad just keep popping up in other places.  I have been to at least two that have ‘stolen’ the idea and changed the dressing slightly.  Basically the dressing is a … More That “Stetson” Salad. Happy Birthday to me!

CHOCOLATE OATMEAL NO-BAKES. Invented by Satan for Potlucks! You just can’t stop eating!!

This could easily go in my Retro section, as I remember similar recipes from my childhood.  Even my hubby says his mom would let the boys make this kind of dessert  because they weren’t allowed to  use the oven. (probably a wise decision).   So, here it is. Simple.  Easy.  AND Delish! CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER … More CHOCOLATE OATMEAL NO-BAKES. Invented by Satan for Potlucks! You just can’t stop eating!!

PESTO/CHILI JELLY. (green & red) What is this? Christmas??

Jim and Liz came over the other night for a “simple” wine and cheese.  We’ve been friends for over 40 years, and Liz and I have cooked many wonderful things together.  Some of my favorites over the years have come from her (corn tamale dip in the crockpot she served at Christmas was awesome!). And … More PESTO/CHILI JELLY. (green & red) What is this? Christmas??