Party Panache, Easy Game Day Menu with a Pizza Bubble-up and BBQ

I am constantly looking for ways to make entertaining easier, and one of my favorite helpers is the slow cooker     “Why are there paper towels under the lid?” you might ask     Well, that’s the handy dandy trick to use when cooking this dish with canned biscuits     Talk about easy! … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Salted Caramel Apple Hand Pies

You might want to call this Apple Pie in a Hurry or Cheatin’ Apple Pie…     4 ingredients and a pastry cutter     Easy peasy, lazy daisy     I used Fleur de Sel Caramel Sauce from Trader Joe’s but you can also whip up your own with sweetened condensed milk, butter and … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Cheesy Tater Tots

These little  🏈 footballs 🏈  of cheese and potato goodness are brought to you today by HHjr     On the weekends, my son LOVES to cook, I mean LOVES it!  He will have 2 or 3 grills going at once, and a skillet, the oven or a fryer     I was in town … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Nutty Naan with Brie, Fig & Prosciutto

  There are so many ways to describe this “pizza” I am not even going to mention that it’s super fast and easy     It’s Fruity     It’s Nutty     It’s Cheesy     It’s Savory     It’s Slightly Sweet     It can be made Big or Small     … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Broccoli Salad with Nuts, Seeds, Berries & Sweet Sesame Dressing

  I decided I’d better make some comfort food salads instead of binge watching the news with Chocolate Chip Walnut Shortbread     This salad, dressing and all, only takes about 10 minutes to prepare     Don’t be alarmed by the number of dressing ingredients     You probably have everything in your pantry … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Super Greens Pasta with Parmesan Pumpkin Alfredo

Thank you for all the prayers for our area, we were very lucky this time and continue to pray for everyone whose lives have been impacted Still spinning with all these hurricanes, I haven’t been in the mood to cook… I threw this together in minutes the other night, we needed something comforting to calm … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Fruit Pastries with Almond Cream

My friend Jodi tempted me with her Peach Puff Tartlettes last week I had the peaches and puff pastry, but sadly no almonds…hmmm…     I did have almond paste, do you ever use it?  It has magical powers  🎩     Mixed with sugar and softened butter it makes a Umami type paste that … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Spinach & Artichoke Stuffed Bread

We enjoyed a little twist on the popular spinach and artichoke dip for our game day food Saturday     We were “Rolling with the Tide” on the coast     This is party pretty without being labor intensive, creamed spinach, canned artichoke hearts, and dry ranch dressing mix for seasoning     Add a … Continue reading

Party Panache, Coconut Pineapple Faux Créme Brûlèe

I am really excited to share this today     I can’t wait to find out what you think!     This oh so tempting creamy dessert     with a caramelized burnt sugar topping     Garnished with fresh pineapple and coconut flakes     Is actually…     Wait for it…     … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Chinese Take-out Ribs

After watching an episode of The Kitchen on Food Network, HH & I decided to try the featured Take-out Style Chinese Spare Ribs       They looked soooo good and simple to do     Whoops…  😱 There is a lot of sugar in the marinade/sauce, which is why most BBQ methods don’t use … Continue reading

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