Appetizers

Favorite Recipes of 2015

I hope your holidays have been happy ones!  As the year draws to a close and the new one begins, it is always a time for reflection and new beginnings.  I have enjoyed going through the posts of 2015, remembering the recipes that have made it to the blog this year.  It made me happy
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Perfect Guacamole

I realized recently that I don’t have a recipe on Cook AZ I Do for guacamole.  Considering how much our family likes guacamole, that just is not acceptable.  I think the reason I haven’t put it on here is most of the time with guacamole I just wing it.  I also have liked it pretty
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Brown Sugar Glazed Meatballs

I debated about what to call these meatballs because I wanted to convey just how wonderful they are.  I thought about “the best meatballs in the world” or “Mom’s amazing meatballs” because they are both of those things.  I have been eating and making these for about 40 years now, and I have never found
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Perfect Bruschetta

I am so happy right now because the tomatoes in our garden are finally ripening.  And that means making bruschetta.  It is my favorite thing to do with the garden tomatoes.  They have so much flavor, and since tomatoes are the star of bruschetta, it is the perfect thing to use them for.  If you
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Zucchini Parmesan Crisps

This weekend we had a garden supper.  Some friends of ours who also like to garden and my husband and I got together for dinner and ate a meal where most of the ingredients came from one of our gardens.  When I first  had the idea of a garden dinner, I had imagined dining in
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