Salad Dippers

Salad Dippers from @createdbydiane

I'm convinced these are the perfect salad to serve at a party,     and so were all my guests. I love that I could prepare them early and keep them super crisp (I share my tip on that too) One of the best parts is that you can even be walking around and enjoy a salad. Are you … [Read more...]


Cranberry Brie and Walnut Pizza Bites

Cranberry Brie and Walnut Pizza Bites @createdbydiane

I just love grab and go appetizers. You know, they aren't all fussy and falling apart when you take one and the first bite in crumbles all over you. Yeah, I like this type, all snuggled up and delicious. They have a wonderful savory taste along with a nice kick from the … [Read more...]

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Watermelon Cupcake Carving

Watermelon Cupcake Carving @createdbydiane

It's been too hot to bake, so I decided to make a watermelon CUPCAKE instead. Who knew it would be so much fun to make a cupcake in 110 degrees! Well I'm sure it was because I didn't have to turn on the oven. I think this would be a great addition to any dessert table, especially if it's filled with … [Read more...]


Halloween Party ideas and Pumpkin Jalapeno Chili Recipe

Halloween Party Menu

When I plan a Halloween party, the first thing I think of is the food. Tell me I'm not the only one. For some it's the shopping, decorating, or costumes. For me it's all about the food. This years Halloween Party features my new Pumpkin Jalapeno Chili, I've attempted pumpkin chili before … [Read more...]


Crab dip and How to make dip more appetizing!

crab dip from @createdbydiane

How many times have you gone to a party and wondered what exactly was in the dip? You know you have. Well maybe not you... but I certainly have. I wish that each dip had a name tag, or at least a HINT as to what it is. Sometimes I just wish dips weren't just piled high in a dish. I … [Read more...]