• Bowl of party dip surrounded by crackers and the jar of hormel dried beef. Pictured is also a pink dish towel.

    Party Dip

    June 1, 2019thetipsyhousewife

    Last week when I was at the lake house our friend mentioned snacking on some dried beef. While I would never probably buy the beef just to snack on, it did trigger a memory of a recipe I saw in my Grandma’s cookbook of a party dip that was popular in the 1960’s. I personally am a big fan of party dip. In fact, one of my favorite Aunts always has some kind of homemade dip in her fridge and I love going there. It is such a great snack to eat with veggies or crackers and perfect for busy…

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  • A colorful picture of cooked meatballs with a soy sauce and peanut butter glaze.

    Asian Meatballs

    April 10, 2019thetipsyhousewife

    This past week I have been in beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona visiting my Aunt and Uncle.  It been an annual trip these last few years and every time I am here, to thank them, I cook them and their friends a five course meal.  Each year there is a different theme for the menu. This year I decided to go with an Asian theme.  Part of the fun of cooking this special meal is discovering new stores in the area to purchase the ingredients.  This year was no exception. I found a spectacular Asian Market in Phoenix and we spent a…

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  • Easy Game Day Eats

    March 4, 2019thetipsyhousewife

    **This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #CelebrateTheMadness #CollectiveBias February is finally over and while it is the shortest month of the year, it feels so very long. Now that it’s March, Spring is just around the corner.  For me and my family, March is very busy. We celebrate lot’s of holidays like Saint Patrick’s Day and Saint Joseph’s Day, it is usually the start of the Lenten Season, and we all know that it’s college basketball big tournament season! All of these events mean lots of parties, and…

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  • French Onion Soup Bites

    December 11, 2018thetipsyhousewife

    I was catering an appetizer themed party this past Saturday and was trying to come up with new ideas for appetizers. As a brand ambassador for Chateau Foods I happen to have an endless supply of dumplings in my freezer and was brainstorming ways to work them into this menu. I saw someone making French Onion Soup over on Instagram and decided to find a way to combine the two. It took me a couple trials to get the recipe for these French Onion Soup Bites perfect, but once I got it right I knew I had to share it…

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