Saints and Super Bowl Food!!!

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Can you tell who I am pulling for?!
For the Super Bowl I have to go with some old school classics, nothing to frilly for the boys and the kids!

Pigs in Blankets: sauté onions & red peppers and roll with the lil smokies in crescent rolls 
Artichoke Dip
2- 14 oz cans artichoke hearts
1 c mayo
1 c parmesan cheese
1 tsp garlic
2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
Mix everything together, pop in 350 oven for 30mins
Carolina Salsa
2 cans black beans, drained & rinsed
1 cucumber, seeded & chopped fine
1 red onion, chopped fine
2 cans mexicorn, drained & rinsed
1/3 to 1/2 c balsamic vinegar
2 Tb sugar
Toss everything together and place in fridge for at least 2 hrs, better if you can do it the night before. Guest will love a little something different!
Curry Dip
1 c mayo
1 tsp curry powder
1/2 Tb lemon juice
1 Tb grated onion (opt)
1 red pepper (to serve dip in, again opt)
Whip all the ingredients up and chill, again over night is preferred. Serve with steamed fresh asparagus or any veggies you like. 
Mexi Dip
Must have at all sporting events! (per Hubs)
1 sm box Velveeta Mexi Cheese
2jars fav salsa (Herdez)
1 can chopped green chiles
1/3 lb sausage, browned
1 can black beans, drained & rinsed
Throw everything in the crock pot, set on low and let it go!
Almost forgot about the sweets! Go HERE for my Fav Frosting.
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Hope everyone has a great Super Bowl and that we don’t get SNOWED in!!! GO SAINTS!!
For more great Super Bowl Recipes Go HERE!
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AWESOME HOLIDAY APPETIZERS

Yip~eeeeeeee! Over at Blessed with Grace they are asking what do you NIBBLE on during the Holidays! These are some of the apps that I keep on hand through the Holidays. You can make all but the dates way ahead and keep in the fridge for a week to 10 days. I just had to add some of my picks of favorite munchies. Here are a few:

Curry Dip
1 cup mayo
1 tsp Curry powder
1 Tb fresh lemon juice
Mix all ingredients well and chill overnight. Serve with fresh veggies.

Bacon Wrapped Dates
2 dozen dried dates, pitted
1/3 c ricotta cheese
12 slices of bacon, cut in half
Preheat oven to 450. Use a rimmed cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Stuff each date with a teaspoon of ricotta cheese and wrap with 1/2 bacon slice. Place on cookie sheet and bake 20 mins.

Tina’s Cheese Ball
(this makes 1 large or 2 small cheese balls)
2~ 8 oz cream cheese
1 Tb Accent seasoning salt
1/4 c chopped green pepper
2 Tb minced sweet onion
1 sm can crushed pineapple, drained well
1 c chopped pecans or walnuts
Mix all ingredients except nuts, roll in a ball, chill in fridge and roll in nuts.

Hot Pepper Jelly with Cream Cheese & Crackers