Take-out Tuesday, Easy as pie Danish or Dessert

I wanted to make the famous bread pudding with whiskey sauce from the Grand Hotel this month,     but I had a half jar of pecan pie filling, leftover from Pecan Pie Salted Caramel Cupcakes, that was begging to be used…   And a can of crescent rolls…     Which would make this … Continue reading

Party Panache, Lucky Shots

May the luck of the Irish be with ye this week!     And if you make these lucky shots, your happiness is guaranteed!     The ingredients are so simple you will do a jig  💃     Make things extra festive by decorating the shot glasses with a green sparkling sugar rim   … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Cinnamon Roll King Cake

Fat Tuesday is next week, so you might want to celebrate with a king cake that’s so easy to make you will have plenty of time for catching beads and moon pies!       This is a “not really cooking” recipe, it’s basically just opening a couple of cans and adding some sugar   … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Brioche Bites with Raspberry Mustard

Happy Valentine’s Day!     You’ve heard the old sayings, “You eat with your eyes first,” and “Presentation is everything…”     Well, that’s what this dish is all about, eye candy     It’s just a simple ham and cheese sandwich       Except it’s made with French brioche rolls       … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Cheesy Chive Potato Crowns

These bite size potato “muffins” are similar to my Tater Crabs     But they are baked, not fried       And even easier to make   👍       Thawed frozen hash browns     Cheese, green onions and seasonings     Tossed with a little olive oil     Baked in … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Red & White Recipes for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is only a week away, and these red and white recipes are guaranteed to win anyone’s heart! They are also Take-out Tuesday fast and easy- Appetizers and Small Bites Pimento Cheese Cookies with Strawberry Jam     Bacon Wrapped Sweet Chili Shrimp     Tomato Canapès with Bacon & Chive Aioli     … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Sausage Stuffed Pancakes

Ok, so I was going to wow you today with my BRILLIANT version of Lemon Poppy Seed Pancake Mini Muffins, puffins if you will…     You wouldn’t believe how awful these things were Even lemon pie filling – desperate times –  couldn’t save them…     After several nibbles of the dry disappointing puffins, I … Continue reading

Creations, Powdered Sugar Snowmen & Gingerbread House Table

Do you put your decorations away asap after the holidays or do you let them linger for a while…     I do a little of both, and love to let snowmen and other wintry things stay out to play     Especially white lights     For Christmas Eve Lunch with Santa, I moved … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Peppermint Ice Cream Pie

If you need a quick winter dessert, make this easy Peppermint Ice Cream Pie     All you need is 1 quart of peppermint ice cream, Oreo cookies, butter and some peppermint or chocolate candies for garnish     I used Hershey’s Candy Cane Kisses and  Ghiradelli Peppermint Bark     You can even use … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Short Cut Asparagus Manicotti

Okay, in case you are officially exhausted from the holiday whirlwind, this recipe is perfect for tired cooks, especially if you have some leftover holiday ham     I love manicotti, but it can be a little labor intensive     This is my short cut version, but don’t let the title fool you, it’s … Continue reading

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