• Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts with Tangy BBQ Sauce

    November 17, 2022thetipsyhousewife

    Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts with Tangy BBQ Sauce These bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts with Tangy BBQ Sauce are a long time childhood memory for me. My Aunt Carol would make them for family parties and I remember thinking they were so exotic and gourmet when I was a kid. The crunch of the water chestnut and crispy bacon are the perfect texture for the tangy bbq sauce you quickly make in a saucepan with ketchup, brown sugar, mustard and Worcestershire sauce. All of this bakes up into a delicious appetizer that will be the hit of every party. The full,…

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  • Chalet Appetizers

    November 13, 2022thetipsyhousewife

    Chalet Appetizers I first came across these Chalet Appetizers on a tik tok account that I love to follow. The ingredients are so simple and you can make a lot of these for very little cost. What appealed to me in this recipe was the Worcestershire sauce. I used a lot of the Worcestershire, which my Mom did not like, but I did. The good news is, you can adjust the seasoning to your liking. I love the addition of the grated onion to this recipe as well. My recipe calls for Parmesan cheese, but you can really swap any…

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  • Big Green Salad With Green Dressing

    November 10, 2022thetipsyhousewife

    Big Green Salad With Green Dressing This Big Green Salad with Green Dressing is a fun, festive and healthy dish to include on your holiday party spreads. The big green salad, made with a spinach and iceberg lettuce. The salad is then topped with all the delicious crunchy veggies like cucumber and celery. Feel free to swap these green veggies for other green veggies of your choice. The green dressing is simple and a tiny bit healthier, made with sour cream, ranch powder and avocados. The dressing is creamy, thick and delicious with the addition of parsley and rice wine…

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  • Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

    November 8, 2022thetipsyhousewife

    Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad is a great party salad and also an easy, delicious lunch option. I have been making this Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad for years. Basically since the invention of the bag of already shaved Brussels sprouts from Trader Joes and Aldi. If you have to slice the Brussels Sprouts yourself that’s not hard to do. This salad has all the right notes for me. Savory, sweet, crunch, tender. I love that it is chock full of vegetables, a little fruit and meaty little pecans. I sometimes add chopped rotisserie chicken meat to this…

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  • Savory Potato Waffles With Smoked Salmon

    November 7, 2022thetipsyhousewife

    Savory Potato Waffles With Smoked Salmon It never occurred to me before making these Savory Potato Waffles With Smoked Salmon, to make potato pancakes in the waffle maker. The Savory Potato Waffles were SO incredibly easy to make, using just a few ingredients and just a few steps. Frozen hash-browns make the prep easy and the addition of dill, black pepper and maple butter add a delicious complexity of flavors. I like to use the frozen shredded hash-browns from Aldi. The full recipe for these potato waffles with smoked salmon is below that is also printable. I will just outline…

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  • Turkey Vegetable Platter

    November 5, 2022thetipsyhousewife

    Turkey Vegetable Platter This Turkey Vegetable Platter will be the hit of your Thanksgiving. It is whimsical, easy to make, and most importantly SUPER affordable. This is a a great platter to offer to bring to your holiday celebration that won’t break your food budget. It is a great, healthy appetizer and who doesn’t love dunking anything and everything in ranch? The full, printable recipe and steps for making this festive bird is linked at the end of this post. I want to walk you through a few tips and tricks before you skip to the recipe. The Carrots It…

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  • Super Special Lemonade

    November 4, 2022thetipsyhousewife

    Super Special Lemonade Make some Super Special Lemonade by adding sweetened condensed milk to fresh squeezed lemon juice. This produces a perfectly sweet lemonade. This lemonade is super drinkable due to the slightly creamy taste of this thirst quenching drink. Having always been a fan of lemonade but not a fan of the overly sour flavor, this is the perfect solution to that problem. The full, printable recipe is at the bottom of this post I will just share a few fun facts and tips if you care to read. Brazilian Lemonade I found out about this recipe from perusing…

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  • Air Fried Salt and Pepper Chicken Wings

    November 1, 2022thetipsyhousewife

    Air Fried Salt and Pepper Chicken Wings Air Fried Salt and Pepper Chicken Wings are a delicious and easy snack that take no time to cook and very little prep. These Air Fried Salt and Pepper Chicken Wings are so simple to make that I am actually having a difficult time hitting my word limit for this recipe. They require very simple ingredients. You will need: chicken, kosher salt, pepper, white sugar, spray oil of your choice and an air fryer. They cook up nice and crispy in less than ten minutes. They are perfectly delicious, every, single, time. The…

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