Recipe Box, Broccoli & Cauliflower Nachos

These lo carb nachos are so tasty, you will never miss the chips! You can serve them as an appetizer or a side dish and they’re easy to make too! First cut broccoli and cauliflower into smallish florets and put them on a parchment paper lined baking sheet Drizzle them with olive oil, sprinkle with … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Easy Sheet Pan Supper

Whew! It has been a whirlwind holiday this year, and if you’re like me, you are surrounded by boxes, decorations to put away, and a general mess… You might be tired of the kitchen, preparing food, and generally exhausted from holiday fun… BUT you still need to eat! This sheet pan supper is an easy … Continue reading

Party Panache, Pimiento Cheese & Sausage Puffs

This is a twist on an old Southern party favorite, Bisquick Sausage Balls Thank you Ricki for telling me about this version! This combination is great for Christmas because the red pimientos and green onion pieces make them look party festive! You can use prepared pimiento cheese, or make your own here Because of the … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Bacon Brown Sugar Chicken

At my house, this is one of our go to dinners it goes together in a snap and everybody loves it! I use precut chicken tenders which makes assembly a breeze Chicken tenders, brown sugar and bacon are all you need, and if you have time, a marinade for an extra flavor boost {I like … Continue reading

Party Panache, Peppermint Snow Topped Chocolate Cake

I celebrated my birthday Friday evening by the patio fireplace, with my family and a couple of very dear friends who also have December birthdays, we were safely distanced … HHjr cooked some incredible pizzas in the pizza oven, Sausage and Mushroom with Parmesan balsamic glaze, Pear, Spinach and Gorgonzola, and a Hawaiian pizza with … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Melt in Your Mouth Magic Biscuits

This recipe is called magic biscuits because they are truly magic! Not only are they seriously EASY, all you need is Bisquick, 7-UP or Sprite, sour cream and butter* *The level of salt in salted butter varies by brand so it is better to use unsalted butter so you have control over the amount in … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Rock Star Short Ribs

“Hey, can you grab something for dinner? I am slammed today at work…” “Sure” I replied, and turned to my bucket list to choose something to make When I saw Slow Cooker Mongolian Chicken from Slow Cooking Perfected on the list, I remembered a long time favorite of my son’s, Asian Short Ribs When you … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Peppermint White Hot Chocolate and White Chocolate Peppermint Treats

The featured flavor on the December Paint Bucket {my monthly bucket list of recipe inspirations} is White Chocolate Peppermint, perfect for dreaming of sugar plum fairies, Santa Claus, sparkly trees and a snowy white Christmas! Let’s start with a steaming mug of hot chocolate, topped with whipped cream and a drizzle of chocolate syrup… Or … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Slow Cooker Triple Cheese Scalloped Potatoes

The other night HHjr was cooking steak bites {recipe below} I offered to do potatoes and a salad and got out my trusty slow cooker to help… These potatoes are not only an easy side dish for any night of the week, but are also perfect for solving the holiday challenge of getting all your … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Rainbow Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Cranberries and Pecans

This dish sounds fancy, and it is a company and holiday worthy side dish, but it is easy enough to make any night of the week, and it also can be eaten as a main dish meal! Trim and halve the Brussels sprouts, cut the sweet potato into cubes {peeled or unpeeled} and lay them … Continue reading