Take-out Tuesday, Peanut Butter Mousse Minis

  I have a wonderful low cal treat to share today!         These mini mousses are only 2 ingredients!         Peanut Butter & Cool Whip!         I used Lite, but you could use Fat Free         Begin by mixing the peanut butter with … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Romaine Wraps

  The hit of the holidays were these Romaine Wraps Filled with a combo of cranberries, blue cheese, pecans and bacon, they disappeared rapidly!           We had these for our Citrus Bowl party on New Years Day           And I made a tortilla wrap with the extra … Continue reading

Creations, Crochet Fingerless Gloves

  I love to have a crochet or needlepoint project in the works When I started seeing fingerless gloves all over the place I couldn’t wait to try making them!         I made a pair for DD and CC for Christmas         These are great because they keep your … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Spectacular New Year’s Eve Noshes!

  In case you want to make a few last minute New Year’s Eve treats I’ve gathered up party worthy recipes from the archives That you can make in a flash, easier and much better than take-out!         Red Carpet Cocktail This isn’t a drink, it’s an appetizer in a cocktail glass! … Continue reading

Holidays, Kid Friendly Holiday Buffet

  I hope you are having a wonderful December! The highlight of our holiday celebration is the annual Christmas Eve lunch at our house Eleven of our group of 24 are children 12 and under so it’s all about kid friendly food and Santa Claus fun           The children sit at … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Festive Flatbread

  We love pizza and flatbread around here On busy days it sure makes an easy dinner And homemade is so much better than take-out!         HH fixed this fabulous one for my birthday dinner He topped a very thin crust with a layer of Fleming’s Blue Cheese Dressing* Then added asparagus, … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Sausage Pancake Lasagna

    Do you have a traditional favorite breakfast casserole for holiday mornings? We have several favorites, Sausage Gravy Biscuit Bake  Buried Almond Danish Breakfast Bake Green Chili Strata   We also love pancakes, but they can be a pain to fix for more than a few people   Sausage Stuffed Pancakes     I … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Amped Up Taco Tuesday!

  We often have tacos during the week The boys love them and they are so easy to make       We have made them in a variety of ways     Loaded Chicken and Vegetable Taco Bake   Baked Ground Beef and Refried Beans Tacos   Taco Salad is my personal favorite   … Continue reading

Party Panache, Puff Pastry Mini Monte Cristos

  There is a recipe on the December Paint Bucket that is very similar to one of my long time favorites, Puff Pastry Bites from Ina Garten She is one of my favorite chefs from the Food Network I love her directness, she simply prepares food well She doesn’t fuss over things or make complicated … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Holiday Orange Rolls

  I’m still working on our Thanksgiving menu…         Looking through my recipes I found these oh so wonderful Orange Rolls           The best way to describe these pillowy soft rolls is clouds           They are like eating sweet orange flavored clouds!     … Continue reading

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