Seasoned Bacon Chex Mix

chex mix recipe

1 stick of melted Butter
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 package Starla’s Seasoning
In a large bowl combine:
1 cup peanuts                                                           
1 cup pretzel                                
1 cup rye chips (like in Gardettos) 
3 cups Rice Chex                                                      
3 cups Wheat Chex              
3 cups Corn Chex
1 cup crumbled cooked Bacon

In small bowl, stir together melted butter, Worcestershire sauce,Seasoning Mix.
In large microwavable bowl, mix cereals, crackers, pretzels, bacon and peanuts.
Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated.
Microwave uncovered on High about 5 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes, until mixture begins to brown.
Spread on waxed paper or foil to cool. Store in airtight container.

Vegetable Dip or Chip Dip



Combine 1 package of any Starla’s Seasoning Mix
1-1/3 cup sour cream (or buttermilk)
2/3 cup Mayonnaise (NOT salad dressing)
Mix and Chill 2 -4 hours or overnight

Serve with fresh veggies, crackers or chips. ENJOY!!!

Easy Cheese Ball

Cheese Ball Mix, Salsa Cheese Ball

Mix 1 package of Starla’s Seasoning Mix with 16 oz. cream cheese
Refrigerate until hardened. Form into a ball and coat with crushed crackers, cheese or nuts.

Mary Jo’s Seasoned Cheese Curds



1 pound of cheese curds
1-3 tablespoons of your choice of Starla’s Seasonings.
Add seasoning to taste to bag of cheese curds, and shake until evenly coated.

Mustard HorseradishCitrus DillGlorious Garlic, Peppercorn Ranch, Grandma’s Garden and Parmesan Pesto are fabulous. For spicy cheese curds try adding Mango Chipotle or Habanero

Cheesy Beer Dip

Garlic Beer Dip, cheese garlic beer dip, spotted cow beer dip


In a medium bowl, combine 2 (8 ounce) packages softened cream cheese, and 1/2 package of Peppercorn Ranch, Glorious Garlic Seasoning Mix. Stir in 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese, and then 1/3 cup beer. Cover bowl, and refrigerate for at least 3 hours, or overnight if possible.


bacon wrapped stuffed mushroom recipeBACON WRAPPED STUFFED MUSHROOM RECIPE

Recipe: 1/2 package of Starla’s Seasoning – Glorious Garlic, Peppercorn Ranch, Grandma’s Garden or spice it up with Habanero, Mango Chipotle or Buffalo Wing Ranch
2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
20 fresh mushrooms, stems removed
1 pound sliced bacon, cut in half
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F
In a medium bowl, mix together Starla’s Seasoning Mix and cream cheese. Stuff mushroom caps with the cheese mixture. Wrap each mushroom with a half-slice of bacon, and secure with toothpicks. Place on a baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes in the preheated oven, until the bacon is cooked through. Makes 20 delicious appetizers

Home-Made BBQ Sauce

Home-made BBQ sauce is so easy to make, and you can adjust it to your personal preferences! Here is my recipe that I used over chicken breasts in my crock pot last night:

 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
 3/4 cup chopped yellow onion
 1 package Glorious Garlic, Peppercorn Ranch, Mango Chipolte, Habenero, Grandma’s Garden Seasoning
 3 cups (24 oz.) ketchup
 1/3 cup packed dark-brown sugar
 1/3 cup cider vinegar
 3 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

 Heat the oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring, for 4 minutes. Add all the remaining ingredients, and bring to a boil. Lower the heat to a simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, until the sauce has thickened and the flavors have combined, 15-20 minutes. Remove from the heat and to cool. Use as you would any other BBQ sauce. Enjoy!

Smoked Salmon Dip

Smoked Salmon Dip or Spread
1/4 pound (4 ounces) smoked salmon, minced
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup sour cream
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
3 tablespoon Twisted Tomato Seasoning Mix or your favorite Starla’s Seasoning Mix
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Cream the cream cheese with an electric mixer until smooth. Add the sour cream, lemon juice, Seasoning Mix, salt and pepper to taste. Add the smoked salmon and mix well. Chill and serve with crackers or as a sandwich spread

BLT Layered Dip

BLT layered dip recipe

Mix 2- 8 oz. packages cream cheese softened with 1 package BLT Seasoning Mix and spread onto bottom of plate.
Heat bacon as directed on package; cut into small pieces. 
Sprinkle over mixture. 
Top with shredded cheddar cheese, 3/4 cup tomatoes and lettuce; sprinkle with remaining tomatoes.

Venison Jalapeno Roll Ups

venison jalepeno cream cheese roll ups

This is one of my personal favorites from our cooking shows!
1/2 pound venison or beef tenderloin 
1 package of your favorite Starla’s Seasoning Mix 
12 slices bacon 
1/4 cup cream cheese 
12 slices jalapeno peppers (optional)

Cut the tenderloin into 12 strips lengthwise. using a tenderizing hammer, pound the meat fairly thin. Toss with 1/2 package of Starla’s Peppercorn Ranch, Glorious Garlic, Mustard Horseradish, Twisted Tomato, or Habenero Seasoning and allow to marinate for 1 hour in the refrigerator.
Mix the other 1/2 package of seasoning into cream cheese. Place a teaspoon of cream cheese mixture and a jalapeno on the end of the venison. Roll it up and wrap it in bacon and secure with a toothpick. Put on a preheated grill 6-10 minutes or until done.

Seasoned Olive Oil

Garlic Olive Oil, Infused Garlic Oil, Bread Dipping Oil


Heat your olive oil of in a saucepan on low. Add your seasoning to taste
and let it steep. Cool, strain and store in an airtight container.
Infused olive oil will keep for about a month, especially if kept refrigerated. If the ingredients in the olive oil start to show any signs of spoilage, discard the rest of the oil

Dip your artisan bread or add flavor to: shrimp or chicken stir-fry, pasta, vegetables, baked potatoes, popcorn, roasted fish, grilled pork chops and more!

Deviled Eggs

Deviled Citrus Dill Egg Recipe

1/2 packet Citrus Dill, Peppercorn Ranch, Habenero, Twisted Tomato, Mustard Horseradish, Glorious Garlic Seasoning Mix
2 cups mayo
2 dozen eggs
1 Tablespoon mustard

Combine Seasoning and mayo. Chill mixture for at least 4 hours. Boil 2 dozen eggs and let cool. Peel the eggs and cut in 1/2. Remove yolk and blend the yolk in with the Glorious Garlic Mixture. Refill the eggs with the completed mixture. Sprinkle with parsley flakes or paprika powder.

Easy Garlic Bread

Easy Garlic Bread Recipe, Glorious Garlic Bread, Cheesy Garlic Bread Recipe, Glorious Garlic Recipe French bread into 1/2-inch thick pieces. Melt 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, add 2 tsp. Peppercorn Ranch or Glorious Garlic Seasoning Mix. Brush mixture onto slices, place on baking sheet.
Optional– Sprinkle with shredded cheese. Bake at 425° for 7-9 minutes.


Crock Pot Warm Dip

Crock pot warm dip recipeBlend 1 package of your favorite Starla’s Seasoning Mix with 1(8 ounce) package of softened cream cheese and 1 cup sour cream. 

Microwave for 45 seconds, stir, then heat an additional 30-60 seconds, stir and repeat until hot. 

Seasoned Crackers

In a large Zipper bag mix 3/4 cup oil and
1 package of any flavor of Starla’s Seasoning.
Add 1 pound of pretzels or crackers and mix until completely coated.
Pour them onto cookie sheets.
Bake at 250° for 10-20 minutes, stir occasionally.
Cool completely and store in an airtight container.  

Seasoned Pretzels

Seasoned Prezels, Seasoned Pretzel recipe, spicy pretzel recipe


In a large Zipper bag mix 3/4 cup oil and 1 package Starla’s Seasoning Mix.  Add 1 pound of pretzels and mix until pretzels are completely coated. Pour the pretzels onto 2 cookie sheets. Bake at 250° for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown, stir occasionally. Cool completely and store in an airtight container. 

*Make spicy pretzels by adding a package of Habanero!


Star Wars Cheese Ball

Star Wars TrooperCheese ball

The Star Wars Storm Trooper Cheese ball I made for my brother’s birthday party. It was easier than I thought it would be to do!
Directions: I mixed two 8 oz. bricks of cream cheese with one package of Starla’s Seasoning Mix placed it in cling wrap so I could shape it without touching it. I finely grated some mozzarella, and covered the outside of the Trooper in the cheese. I sliced a few olives to accent the head, and I was done.

Chicken Cheese Ball


Super easy and cute chicky cheese ball. 

Place one 8 ounce brick of cream cheese with 1/2 package of Starla’s Seasoning into a plastic bag. Mix in bag until well blended. Roll cheese ball into shredded cheese until evenly coated. Add an almond for a beak, raisins for eyes and red peppers for the comb.

Chicken cheese ball makes a cute addition to any Springy party.

See video below for how I made mine:

Warm Pizza Dip

WARM PIZZA DIP: 1 package Pizza Seasoning, 2 (8 ounce) packages softened cream cheese.  8 oz. can pizza or spaghetti sauce, 2 cups shredded Mozzarella Cheese, your choice of pizza toppings.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Combine cream cheese, and Pizza Seasoning. Spread into a pan, cover with tomato sauce, sprinkle on cheese, then additional toppings. Bake until cheese is melted and bubbly. Serve warm with French bread or chips, or spread on tortilla shells.

Jody’s Tortilla Roll Ups

1/2 packet of your choice seasoning (Grandma’s Garden, Citrus Dill, BLT, Glorious Garlic, Parmesan Pesto)
1 8 oz. package cream  cheese, softened
1/4 cup real mayonnaise
1 package tortilla shells
Shredded cheese
Meat (ham, turkey, corned  beef, pastrami, etc.)
Black olives, diced (optional)
Onion, diced (optional)
Mix together cream cheese, mayonnaise and Dip Mix.
Spread mixture onto tortilla shells. Cover with your choice of meat topping, shredded cheese, onions  and black olives and roll. Refrigerate until firmly set, overnight is best. Slice into pinwheels. Serve.

Cheesy Bacon Ranch French Fries

cheesy bacon ranch french fries recipe

Sprinkle Cheesy Bacon Ranch Seasoning over hot french fries

Simple Homemade Salad Dressing

Creamy Avocado Salad Dressing

Your Favorite Dip Mix
1 cup sour cream
1 cup mayonnaise (Do not use salad dressing such as Miracle Whip®, use real mayonnaise.)
Combine 1 packet of dip mix with 1 cup mayonnaise and 1 cup sour cream. Thin with milk to desired consistency. Mix well and chill overnight. Shake or stir before serving. You may use low fat or nonfat products with this mix, but your results may vary.

Creamy Avocado Dressing

1 large avocado, peeled and pitted                                
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 cup mayonnaise                                                     1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce                                 1/3 cup chopped onion
2-3 tsp. Glorious Garlic Seasonings. Peppercorn Ranch, Citrus Dill or Pesto Parmesan, Salt to taste

Optional: Dash cayenne pepper. Thin with coconut milk or milk.

Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. Chill and serve.

Flavored Cottage Cheese


2 tbsp. Seasoning Mix
16 oz Cottage cheese.
Mix Glorious Garlic Mix into cottage cheese until well blended.  You can add more mix if you want a stronger

Warm Garlic Chicken Dip

2 cup +/- Shredded cooked chicken
8 oz. cream cheese
1 pack Glorious Garlic Seasoning Mix or Peppercorn Ranch Mix
½ +/- cup Ranch salad dressing
8 oz. shredded cheese.
Mix ingredients together and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Serve with tortilla chips.

Flavored Herb Butter


Add your favorite Seasoning Mix into your butter for a terrific flavor on your vegetables, bread, or pasta.

Cheesy Bacon Bread

Cheesy Bacon Breakfast Bread, breakfast bread recipe, cheesy bacon bread recipe, monkey cheese bacon recipe


3/4 lb bacon
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 (16 1/3 ounce) cans buttermilk biscuits
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
3 Tbsp Glorious Garlic Seasoning or Cheesy Bacon Ranch
1/2 cup butter

Cook bacon until crisp. Drain and crumble. Sauté onions and peppers until tender. Cut each biscuit in half and place in bowl. Mix in peppers, onions, bacon, Glorious Garlic or Cheesy Bacon Ranch, cheese and butter.

Baking Option 1: Line Dutch oven with aluminum foil. Place everything in Dutch oven. Bake at 350 for 35 minutes or until done. Serve warm.
Baking Option 2 : Place in a greased tube pan. Bake at 350 for 28-32 minutes or until golden brown and no longer doughy in
center. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Turn upside down onto serving plate; pull apart to serve. Serve warm.

Layered BLT Dip

BLT layered dip, 6 layer dip recipe