Here are some great recipes for your New Years Party. Most of them are really simple to make. Happy New Years Friends!

Artichoke and Collard Green Dip


4 tablespoons butter

2 cloves garlic, chopped

1 shallot, chopped

2 (10-ounce) boxes collard greens, thawed and drained

2 cans artichoke hearts, drained and chopped

½ cup mayonnaise

½ cup sour cream

4 ounces cream cheese

1/2 cup shredded Pecorino Romano

2/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon white pepper

1/2 lemon, juiced

Dash hot sauce

Dash Worcestershire sauce


Preheat oven to 375. Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and shallots and sauté until tender, about 3 minutes. Stir in cheese until the cheese has melted. Add salt, pepper, lemon juice, hot sauce and Worcestershire. Fold in the collard greens and artichoke hearts.Add mixture to a casserole dish. Bake for 20 minutes until golden brown

Fried Green Tomatoes


Vegetable oil for frying

¾ cup all purpose flour

2 tablespoons milk

2 eggs

3 tablespoons Slap Ya Mama (Cajun seasoning)

2 cups Japanese bread crumbs (panko)

¼ cup parmesan cheese

4 – 5 medium green tomatoes

Kosher salt


In a large, deep, heavy pan, heat the oil to 350 degrees F. In a medium bowl, whisk the egg and the milk together, making an egg wash. Slice the tomatoes into ½ -inch slices and lay on paper towels to dry and sprinkle with kosher salt. Sprinkle tomatoes with ½ teaspoon of Cajun seasoning. Add parmesan cheese to panko crumbs. Dip the tomato slices into the flour, then egg wash and then panko parmesan cheese mixture on both sides. Carefully add to the hot oil and fry in the oil until golden brown, about 3 to 5 minutes. Serve hot and with dill mayo.

Dill Mayonnaise


¾ cup mayonnaise

1½ tablespoon dried dill

¼ teaspoon Slap Ya Mama (Cajun seasoning)

¼ teaspoon garlic powder

½ teaspoon lemon juice


Combine all ingredients.

What you need!

1 lb Breakfast Sausage

12 oz grated Cheddar cheese

2 tablespoons Mayonaise

2 cups biscuit mix

2 teaspoons Slap Ya Mama Cajun Seasoning

3 drops of Louisiana Hot Sauce

What to do:

Mix all ingredients thoroughly. Roll in small balls, bake on ungreased cookie sheet for 20 minutes at 350F or until sausage is brown.

These can be cooked ahead of time. Refrigerate, then heat in microwave for a couple of minutes when ready to serve.

1 small onion, diced
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2/3 cup Parmesan cheese
1 egg yolk
Dash Louisiana Hot Sauce
Slap ya Mama, to taste
Loaf French bread

Preheat oven to 375 degrees
Mix the first 6 ingredients in a small bowl. Slice French bread. Spoon onion mixture onto bread slices. Bake for 13 – 15 minutes. Serve warm. These are super easy, yummy and inexpensive.

Dried Beef Dip or Creamy Smoked Salmon Dip
Posted on October 26, 2011 by amydupuymartin
2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1 (8-ounce) container sour cream
¼ cup of mayo
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
2 (2-ounce) jars dried beef, chopped
½ cup red bell pepper, chopped
1/4 cup finely chopped green onion
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
Assorted crackers or bagel chips

Beat first 5 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until blended; stir in beef, bell pepper, and onion. Spoon into a 2 1/2-quart baking dish;
Toast walnuts in microwave for 3 minutes with butter. Sprinkle nuts on top of dip. .
Bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Serve immediately with crackers or bagel chips.
Creamy Smoked Salmon Dip: Substitute 4 ounces smoked salmon for dried beef, Omit chopped nuts.

Note- The dried beef is real salty. You can lightly rinse beef to reduce salt.

Blue Cheese Chips
Posted on October 15, 2011 by amydupuymartin
Blue Cheese Chips
5 cups of Zapp’s Kettle Chips
½ cup of diced tomatoes, drained
½ cup of spring onions with tops, chopped
½ lb. of bacon, cooked and chopped (optional)
¾ cup of Blue cheese crumbles
Place chips on a pizza stone or baking sheet
Layer tomatoes, onions and blue cheese
Broil on high until cheese is melted approximately 2 – 3 minutes, watching carefully
Serve immediately