Root Beer Pulled Pork Sliders

Everyday is a great day for pulled pork according to my husband.  He never gets tired of it.  I have made every variation imaginable to just to change it up a bit.  No matter what, his favorite is my root beer recipe.  It’s a great base that is fine on its own or with added barbecue…

Peter’s Oyster Shooter

My husband:  “What’s Russian about it?” My response:  “Everything!” That was the conversation that took place, when I told my husband that an oyster shooter was my idea of a Russian themed dish.  Let me explain… I was looking for something Russian to pair with “Peter and the Wolf”.   For those who aren’t familiar with the tale, “Peter and…

Mouse Family Fondue

In 1875, fondue was presented as a Swiss national dish.  Fondue brings to mind the imagery of rustic mountain life.  Whereas in reality, fondue was a town-dwellers dish, because peasants couldn’t afford an expensive cheese like Gruyere.  In the United States, fondue achieved popularity in the 1960’s and 1970’s when many American families would gather around a…

Little Red Hen’s Buffalo Chicken Dip

Tailgating is one of my favorite activities during football season.  There’s always a bunch of team hype, trash talking, and good food.  Buffalo chicken dip is a nice dish you can make ahead of time and bring to a tailgate party.  You can serve it hot or cold.  Fans of buffalo wings will LOVE buffalo…

Golden Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are a guilty pleasure.   In my household, we all love them, but it takes a team effort to make them.  My husband helps, because he knows how much I hate peeling eggs.  He loves deviled eggs, so he’ll do anything to help the cause.  Making deviled eggs can be tedious, but it isn’t complicated.  It’s a…