Party Panache, Cheese Stars

    With the 4th of July just around the corner You might need a last minute snack or appetizer for your celebration!         If you have  bread,  cheese, mayonnaise and a cookie cutter, you can make these! Since we’re celebrating on the coast, I made some “goldfish” too       … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, BBQ Chicken Tacos with Broccoli Pineapple Slaw

  I have been using Shipt grocery delivery at the beach house even before Covid 19 because it is so convenient I wanted to make something easy for the boys supper time arrival last Thursday, they love tacos, they love BBQ, they love pineapple…        BBQ chicken in the slow cooker would be … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Lazy Day Grape Salad

  I have shared this recipe before, but its so perfect for summer meals and gatherings, it’s worth sharing again…         Grapes are wonderful on their own of course by the handful or perhaps a glass of wine         They are a delicious addition to salad     Modern … Continue reading

Recipe Box, BLT Salad with Buttermilk Bleu Cheese

    I have a neighbor who is constantly bringing me tomatoes, cucumbers and other vegetables from his garden        I thanked him with a Garden Tomato cutting board from my Society 6 Shop         My favorite summer meal is a BLT sandwich with homemade Bleu Cheese Dressing     … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Salted Chocolate Chip Pecan Bars

  June weekends on the coast mean fishing and this weekend it was “bachelor weekend” HHjr arrived with 2 of his buddies ready for a fishing adventure with several more friends in town for the weekend         They spent Friday preparing their equipment and loading the boat And Saturday they hit the … Continue reading

Recipe Box, 3 Cheese Zucchini & Corn Pie

  Summer produce is one of the best parts of summer, and I recently filled my fridge with fresh corn and squash, and my neighbor brought me garden tomatoes and cucumbers  I’m a very happy girl!         I decided to make a corn and zucchini pie with sweet onion, garlic and 3 … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Apricot Glazed Chicken or Scallops

  HHjr has been busy trying new ideas and recipes in our kitchen Recently we enjoyed Apricot Glazed Chicken Thighs       We had a Seafood feast over the weekend and decided this glaze would be perfect for scallops too         HHjr outdid himself with this spread Coconut Shrimp with Orange … Continue reading

Party Panache, Pimiento Cheese Canapes

  Pimiento Cheese is practically a staple in the South Let’s use it to make some unexpected pairings for an assortment of canapes         I like to make a straight forward Pimiento Cheese, Sharp cheddar, White Cheddar, pimientos and mayonnaise {Duke’s of course} You can use your recipe, a purchased pimiento cheese, … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Maple Bourbon Glazed Ham

  In the spirit of keeping things easy in the kitchen, this glazed ham can be baked in the oven or put on the grill         As it warms, brush it occasionally with a decadent combo of maple syrup, butter and bourbon       Multiple brushes of glaze will add more … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Cinco de Mayo, Olè!

  Happy Cinco de Mayo! 💃🕺🏻     Watermelon Cactus     Make it special with these easy as take-out recipes that you can add to your menu at the last minute         Start off with a fast 4 ingredient Bacon & Corn Guacamole Dip         Or Easy Rotel … Continue reading

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