Category: New Year’s Eve

Appetizers, Dips and Salsas, Game Day, Mexican Cuisine, New Year's Eve, Oil Free Recipes

Fresh Homemade Tomato Salsa

Nothing is better with chips or a Mexican meal than fresh homemade tomato salsa! And salsa recipes are perfect for adjusting the ingredients to meet your own taste. Make this salsa ahead of time for taking to potlucks, picnics, cookouts or any get-togethers. Keep it on hand for celebrations, too. With New Year’s Eve, Mardi […]

Desserts, Fall & Winter Holidays, German Cuisine, New Year's Eve, Oven Dishes

Vanilla Crescent Kipferl Cookies (Vanillekipferl)

Vanillekipferl, or vanilla crescent kipferl cookies, are a popular Christmas cookie in Germany, Austria, and many other European countries. They have a flavor very close to a butter cookie or shortbread, with the addition of ground almonds and vanilla sugar. A good dusting with confectioners’ and vanilla sugar sweetens the taste even more. Not only […]

two olive tapenade
Appetizers, Condiments, Dips and Salsas, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, French Cuisine, Game Day, Gluten Free Option, New Year's Eve, Snacks

Two Olive Tapenade

This delicious two olive tapenade is made with black olives and green pimiento-stuffed olives. Blended with garlic and stone ground mustard, the tapenade can be used as a sandwich spread or served as a dip with your favorite chips. It would also be delicious with bruschetta. The original recipe calls for additional olive oil, but […]

sun dried tomato asparagus appetizers
Appetizers, Easter, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, New Year's Eve, Oven Dishes, Vegetables

Sun Dried Tomato Asparagus Appetizers

Sun dried tomato asparagus appetizers are my new favorite party food. These will be a big hit at any gathering. Good luck keeping these tasty morsels on the table! The recipe is adapted from Culinary Ginger, but has been veganized with the use of Vegan Parmesan in the homemade Sun Dried Tomato Pesto. It may sound […]

hoppin' john black-eyed peas
Cajun Cuisine, Entrees, Gluten Free Option, Lunch & Dinner, New Year's Eve, Southern US Cuisine, Stove Top Dishes

Hoppin’ John Black-Eyed Peas

No one is sure where Hoppin’ John black-eyed peas originated. Some believe the recipe may have come from Louisiana and the French Creole name for pigeon peas, which are similar to black-eyed peas. The French Creole term for pigeon peas is “pois a pigeon,” which is pronounced “pwah peeJon.” This explanation makes great sense to me. […]

white bean dip
Appetizers, Dips and Salsas, Game Day, Gluten Free, Indian Cuisine, New Year's Eve, Snacks, Summer Holidays

White Bean Dip

Made with fresh thyme and rosemary, this yummy white bean dip is as aromatic as it is tasty. Garlic adds another layer of flavor. This dip is a perfect accompaniment to sliced vegetables, toasted bread pieces, crackers or chips. You can serve it with some extra thyme for topping, pine nuts, or red pepper flakes […]