The Organized Life, February Paint Bucket

Here we are on the eve of February!

That means Spring will be here soon, yay!

Raspberry Cheesecake Trifle

I have had Valentine’s Day on my mind for the past week,

and Mardi Gras is coming up too

Mini King Cakes or King Cake “Crowns”

This month’s bucket list has recipes with these holidays in mind,

what better way to celebrate than with special food!

You can see photos of these recipes on the February section

of my monthly Paint Bucket Pinterest board here

February is the month of Love…

and what does everybody love??

Bacon of course!!

Bacon is the flavor of the Month!

Appetizers

Peanut Butter & Bacon Chex Mix, original recipe

Cheddar Bacon Crackers from Plain Chicken

Bacon, Ham, Asparagus & Smoked Gouda Bleu Flatbread, original recipe

Muffaletta Dip from Renee’s Kitchen Adventures

Sides

Mardi Gras Slaw from The Runaway Spoon

Bacon, Ranch & Cheese 7-Up Biscuits from Plain Chicken

Instant Pot Vegetable Lo Mein from Piping Pot Curry

Bacon Roasted Carrots from How Sweet Eats

Main Dish

Bacon Cheeseburger Twice Baked Potatoes from allrecipes

Crack Chicken Lasagna from Tastes of Lizzy T

Keto Club Sandwich from Home Made Interest

Leek & Bacon Linguine from Let’s Dish

Desserts

Heart Shaped Mini Pies from The Chic Life

King Cake Dip from Homemade Hooplah

Fromboises et Chocolat from La Vie LC

Breakfast & Miscellaneous

Blueberry & Bacon Breakfast Cake from the Painted Apron archives

Here’s what I made from the January Paint Bucket

the flavor/theme of the month was International

I made Italian pizza, Irish inspired nachos, Asian Salad,

Italian Gnocchi, Japanese pancakes, and French beignets…

a little traveling by cuisine!

Asparagus, Mushroom & Artichoke Aoili Pizza

I made my own lo carb version of Irish Pub Nacho Potatoes from A Wicked Whisk using roasted cauliflower and broccoli florets instead of potatoes

Broccoli & Cauliflower Nachos

I shared a long time favorite, Asian Salad with Sesame Peanut Dressing inspired by Thai Peanut Salad from Seeking Good Eats

HHjr shared his recipe for Florentine Gnoochi with Mushrooms and Pancetta

We also enjoyed some Tex-Mex style Zucchini Boats,

full of sausage, black beans and corn

and I reshared 3 other stuffed zucchini recipes too

Stuffed Zucchini 4 Ways

White Chocolate Sugared Lemon Bundt Cake, original recipe was renamed to Snownut Cake because it looks exactly like a big powdered sugar donut!

Snownut Cake

I didn’t make Monte Cristo Crepes from Taste and Tell but I sure enjoyed HHjr’s Japanese style pancakes, such a stunning presentation!

Pancake Pillows

Biscuit Beignets with Praline Sauce from Kevin and Amanda reminded me of one of our favorite treats

Baby Beignets with Coconut Syrup, perfect for Easter brunch!

On to February!

I will be joining these fabulous parties and blogs:

  Sundays on Silverado  Love Your Creativity  Over the Moon

Between Naps on the Porch,  Celebrate Your Story,

All About Home/ Common Ground Follow the Yellow Brick Home

 Tasty Tuesday   Oh My Heartsie Girl Turn About Tuesday 

 Full Plate Thursday  Centerpiece Wednesday  Creatively Crafty

Thursday Favorite Things    Friday with Friends

Comments
24 Responses to “The Organized Life, February Paint Bucket”
  1. Jenna, the pancake pillows are calling my name this morning. Who does not like bacon, it flavors so many wonderful dishes. The 7-up biscuits sound so interesting. It is a rainy and gray Sunday morning, but we have so much to be thankful for! Blessings ~

  2. Rita C. says:

    We are in between rain showers as I read this post this morning, thinking of good things to eat! I came to the right place! And knowing we are one month closer to Spring is a wonderful feeling!

  3. Martha says:

    Everything looks so good. Pass a slice of that pizza please 😉

  4. thefrenchhutch says:

    Spring is so important this year, I can’t wait! Biscuit Beignets with Praline Sauce sounds delicious, much better that ordinary pancakes. This is the season for them………Have a wonderful Sunday.

  5. Sounds like you’ll be eating well Jenna, bacon makes everything better! You win the carrot wars… My next carrot recipe calls for prunes… I think bacon would be the winner:@)

  6. Amazing ideas! You reminded me I need pizza!

  7. Nancy says:

    Hello Jenna!
    I made your 7 Up biscuits and they were incredibly delicious and moist!
    Lots more of incredible ideas! Thank You Miss Jenna!
    Happy Sunday!

  8. “Don’t go “bacon” my heart, Jenna!” Everything tastes better with bacon! YUM!

  9. lghiggins says:

    What a delicious selection of recipes, Jenna. Frankly you could have stopped with the trifle recipe; it is gorgeous.

  10. Shannon@Belle Bleu Interiors says:

    Jenna, such yummy looking recipes! I’m looking forward to all the delicious dishes you will be cooking up in February! I hope you have a wonderful week ahead!

  11. Mary says:

    What a yummy flavor of the month! Everything is so tasty and tempting in your kitchen ♥

  12. You’re got to know I will be copying a LOT of bacon recipes this month! So many things already sound so delicious!

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