Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Appetizer Wednesdays

The buffalo chicken has gone gang busters! They started with buffalo chicken wings, then came the buffalo chicken dip and now they have buffalo chicken casseroles and wraps! This dip is addictive! Serve it with crackers or tortilla chips!!! I put this recipe in my little crock-pot. I like it better it does not get oily that way! Oh yeah and guess where I found the recipe?? Yep Taste of Homes!!!!!!!! Love that mag!!!!

Buffalo Chicken Dip

  • Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Yield: 16 Servings


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 can (10 ounces) chunk white chicken, drained
  • 1/2 cup buffalo wing sauce
  • 1/2 cup ranch salad dressing
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese
  • Tortilla chips


  • Spread cream cheese into an ungreased shallow 1-qt. baking dish. Layer with chicken, buffalo wing sauce and ranch dressing. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve warm with tortilla chips. Yield: about 2 cups.

Nutritional Facts1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 156 calories, 13 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 484 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 7 g protein.

Originally published as Buffalo Chicken Dip in Taste of Home December/January 2007, p17

Happy Soup/Salad Tuesday!

I went to bed early last night and didn't do my Tuesday post. Here is an oldie but goodie and one of my favorite salad recipes.... Please do not knock it until you try it!! This salad is bursting with flavor!

If you do not have a lot of time and need a dish to pass, this is it. It is great because you just dump everything into a bowl and let it marinate!

Bean Salad

1 small can green beans, drained

1 small can yellow beans, drained

1 small can kidney beans, drained

1 can Lima beans, drained

1 small can chick peas, drained

1 small green pepper, chopped

1 c. celery, chopped

Dressing: 1c. Vinegar, ¾ c. sugar, 1/3 c. oil, 1t. Salt, ½ t. pepper

Mix. Marinate overnight.