Recipe Box, Monte Cristo Biscuits

Hee hee hee hee, Happy Halloween Eve! Are you ready for some treats? Step into my kitchen web and let’s get cackling   cooking! These Monte Cristo Biscuits are full of sweet and savory flavors Ham, turkey, cheese, a little sweet strawberry jam and savory mustard Once you assemble the biscuits, you can dip them in … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Rosemary Parmesan Sweet Potato Boats

This is an easy way to fix sweet potatoes, no peeling, no fuss, just tummy satisfying goodness! Wash potato, plan on 1/2 large potato per person, and wrap in a towel Microwave for 6 minutes on high.  Potato should be cooked through but not mushy and still hold it’s shape Cut potato in half and … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Crabby Pumpkin

My pumpkin is being very crabby He won’t dress up He thinks it’s shabby He said “No!” to the beach hat and that settled that! The Mardi Gras mask would have been cute But he said “No!” “It doesn’t suit!” He just won’t play at all today!   Do you think it’s making him mad … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Autumn Vegetable Salad with Warm Corn & Bacon Vinaigrette

We have been dealing with the remnants of Hurricane Patricia on the Gulf Coast.  The wind is howling, huge waves are breaking… Our house built on stilts shakes and sways every so often… scary stuff!  👻   These photos were taken from inside because you couldn’t open the door against the force of the wind … Continue reading

It’s a Secret!

Shhhhh…..I have a really big secret…..it’s so big I can hardly keep it…..it’s very exciting…..it’s even better than a mini cupcake covered in buttercream frosting….   But it’s a little bit scary…..     It might or might not involve a “painted apron”…     It might or might not be about an upcoming book…. … Continue reading

Creations, Scarecrow Fun!

Our beach community has a Scarecrow Festival every October Which got me thinking, maybe you’d like to paint a scarecrow~ It’s easier than you think! Start with a head, arms and legs~ I used white mixed with a touch of yellow and orange Next add a swash of green for his shirt Now add a … Continue reading

Holidays, Halloween Treat Bag

Here is a “bag” of easy fall treats and ways to use all that Halloween candy Halloween Candy Cheesecake Dip is a snap to whip up with cream cheese and leftover chopped chocolate candy.  Great for parties and tailgating Snickers Pot Pie is actually like a chocolate croissant~ Bake a candy bar wrapped in crescent … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Ghosts on the Coast

You might not be aware, but you’d better beware! There are ghosts on the coast! There’s a mansion they’re haunting It’s really quite daunting! It’s CREEPY….. it’s SCARY…. Be CAREFUL… be WARY… What’s on the menu, you might dare to ask~ A Potion of Earthworms and other Deadly Morsels…       What a sumptuous repast! You can … Continue reading

Party Panache, Ice Box Cookie Cake

We spent a lovely fall weekend on the coast celebrating a birthday I made some mini cupcakes in lieu of a birthday cake, perfect for little hands and non-guilty bites They were terrible! No flavor and the weirdest consistency~ let’s just say I tossed the whole batch and went to Plan B Plan B was … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Blueberry Bacon Biscuit Bake

Here is an “easier than pie” breakfast casserole that has it all~ Blueberries, eggs, bacon, biscuits and cheese…something for everyone! Once the bacon is cooked you can easily prep this in 5 minutes Cut the biscuits into 1/8s Whisk the eggs with milk and season Toss in the biscuit pieces Everybody in the pool! Stir … Continue reading