Appetizers & Starters

Slow Cooker “Refried” Beans

 

Using my Crock-Pot is one of my favorite ways to cook.  The “set it and forget it” concept, and the smells emulating from the slow cooker all day, just make for a wonderful and easy way to cook meals.

I came across…

Classic Hummus Recipe | TheSaucyCulinarian.com

Classic Hummus

 

I am seriously a huge fan of hummus, I am helplessly addicted to it — especially when it’s homemade… and with roasted red peppers!  I adapted this recipe from one I made in culinary school, which was amazing; it’s a classic and…

Roasted Vegetable Gazpacho | TheSaucyCulinarian.com

Roasted Vegetable Gazpacho

If you are not familiar with Gazpacho, it is a delightful and light cold soup with a tomato base, loaded with fresh vegetables like cucumber, zucchini, bell pepper, and onions — a perfect dish to serve during the warm, summer months.  I…

Helplessly Addicting Guacamole | TheSaucyCulinarian.com

Helplessly Addicting Guacamole

Everyone has their own take on how to make guacamole, and they are all good.  There are also traditional ways to make it as well.  I came up with this recipe one day just throwing in everything I thought would taste well…

Southwest Corn Salsa | TheSaucyCulinarian.com

Southwest Corn Salsa

Alex and I love to entertain, so I’m always on a mission for new recipe ideas to try out on our guests.  Since I’m a huge fan of corn, I decided to make a Southwest corn salsa to go with our legendary…

Homemade Tortilla Chips | TheSaucyCulinarian.com

Homemade Tortilla Chips

After trying these chips, you will never want to buy the bagged tortilla chips from the grocery store ever again.  They are very easy to make, extremely inexpensive and always a popular munchie item at gatherings.  They also stay…