bibo black bean dip and margarita

Black Bean and Sour Cream Dip

Serve this with tortilla chips and a margarita for Cinco de Mayo! A sprinkle of sliced scallions on top adds nice color. Ingredients List  1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon chili … Read More

Cinco de Mayo

5 Guacamole Twists You Won’t Want to Miss For Cinco De Mayo!

It’s Cinco De Mayo so you know there will be two things on the menu. 1) Margaritas, and 2) Guacamole. If you have your Bibo, the margarita part is well-covered. And while there is absolutely nothing wrong with a straight … Read More

avocado crema for bibo with cucumber melon

Avocado Crema Dip

Avocado Crema Dip Makes: 1 1/2 cup  This is so smooth and creamy, and the prettiest pale green.  Match it up with a Cucumber Melon Cooler to keep the green theme going.  Add a pinch of cayenne or chili powder if you … Read More


How to Put Together a Great Crudite Platter

1. Choose Vegetables That Are In Season Whether it’s a farmers market, or the supermarket, look for vegetables that are at their peak of freshness. Buy the vegetables as close to the day you are serving them as possible. 2. … Read More

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March Madness Party Ideas & Nacho Bar

Are you ready to take on the madness?  And if you aren’t an avid college basketball fan, you still may find yourself at a March madness party – or even HOSTING one!  So you should brush up on the basics, … Read More

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Green Tinted Carnations for St. Patrick’s Day

There’s a saying that everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. Probably because the celebratory nature of the holiday is so infectious, we all want to be part of it. And sure, the bar scene is bustling, but it’s also … Read More

Katies St. Pats

Goat Cheese, Prosciutto and Pear Crostini

Makes: About 20 crostini  If you want to really make these into a splashy appetizer, seek out a jar of truffle honey. But if regular honey is what is in your pantry (or in your budget!) then you’ll still be … Read More

Creole Shrimp

Tips for Throwing a Mardi Gras Party

Tips for Throwing a Mardi Gras Party Fat Tuesday is around the corner, and are you ready?  Even if you’ve never been to the real Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans (and if you ever have a chance, do try … Read More


Quesadillas 101

Quesadillas 101 Serves: 1 (easily multipliable)  Even really finicky kids seem to love quesadillas. It’s just hard not to like melted cheese between two carbs. There are a few ways to go about this, and they are all good. The language … Read More

margarita day

Happy National Margarita Day!

Happy National Margarita Day! Have you been eyeing May 5th (otherwise known as Cinco de Mayo) on the calendar, thinking about how amazing a cold margarita is going to taste?  Then perhaps you didn’t know that February 22nd is National … Read More