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

Recipe Box, Oven-Dried Strawberries

Do you ever open your fridge and see sad strawberries?     You know, bruised berries or berries a little past their prime?       Don’t toss them out!     You can bake them in the oven to dry them and extend their life     After baking put them in a jar … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Burgers with Spiralized Onion & Pineapple Salsa & Everything Potato Chips

I’m focusing on using my spiralizer this month and I just discovered the best tip!     If you make one cut from the center out to the edge of the food you want to spiralize,  it produces thin slices like a mandolin! How did I not know this, not everything has to be a … Continue reading

Party Panache, Boozy Bushwacker Ice Cream

  Bushwackers are a cocktail craze along the Gulf Coast, with all the restaurants claiming theirs are the best     Last summer I made Bushwacker Pies for Father’s Day and they were a big hit         I decided to try an ice cream version, in a jar, for a handy dessert/nightcap … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Pimiento Cheese Biscuit Bites

These 5 minute Prep biscuits pack a punch with pimiento cheese and french fried onions     I was inspired by a recipe I saw recently on Plain Chicken using fried onions and decided to amp it up even more with pimiento cheese     You can use plain cheddar cheese if you prefer, with … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Peanut Butter Power Balls

Are you a dedicated breakfast eater? I tend to grab and go, maybe a yogurt, or a spoonful of peanut butter or almond butter, and I am fairly addicted to these peanut butter bites from Skippy     They are great for grabbing for a quick breakfast or snack on the run       … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Bursting Berries

Two for one Tuesday! These recipes are so embarrassing unbelievably easy They are super super shortcut versions of summer favorites, Strawberry Pie and Berry Cobbler They deliver big berry flavor with very little effort, so they are perfect for when you’re exhausted  the cook’s day off     Strawberry Pie Sticks, 2 ingredients and a … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Easiest Ever Slow Cooker Green Bean Casserole

This recipe is right up there with the easiest thing I’ve ever made, and it’s perfect for busy days year round, but in the summertime using  the slow cooker keeps the kitchen much cooler than turning on the oven   Our whole family was at the beach house last week, and I have to tell … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Grillmaster’s BBQ Sauce

When I saw the spread on the kitchen island, I asked HHjr “What are you making?”     “It’s a championship winning recipe adapted from Big Bob Gibson,” he replied Big Bob Gibson is an Alabama legend who is famous for his White BBQ Sauce and BBQ joints     “Yikes, that’s a lot of … Continue reading

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