Party Panache, Donut Party

  When I made a Donut Cake a few weeks ago, I had no idea CC was having a donut themed birthday party!       “hey mom,  I ordered some lollipops, like the ones in this picture, for party favors, any ideas how I can display them?” asked DD “I could always do this … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Rainbow Salad

  Lighten up your menu with this healthy salad         It’s almost as good as finding a pot of gold!         It’s full of a rainbow of ingredients         You can serve it buffet style and let everyone choose the ingredients they want       … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Slow Cooker Chocolate Bread Pudding with Bailey’s Dessert Topping

This bread pudding could not be easier to make         It is the most moist bread pudding I have ever tasted         Use a sturdy bread, like french bread, so it will hold up in the slow cooker         Top bread with chocolate chips     … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Hassleback Hawaiian Chicken

  Today’s recipe is literally easier than picking up take out       4 ingredients, boneless chicken thighs, pineapple, prosciutto and BBQ sauce         Make 4-5 deep cuts across the chicken thighs         Stuff thinly sliced prosciutto into the cuts {I left 2 thighs whole for Super Boy … Continue reading

Creations, Spring Wreath Recycle

I am trying to purge and not buy new, so poking around some of my tired craft stash, I decided to bring some new life to these tulips and semi dissembled wreath           The burlap tulips were tired from their stint in the Door Umbrella,  a little faded and worn   … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Raspberry Cheesecake Trifle

Happy Fat Tuesday!       We will be celebrating Fat Tuesday today with either Baby Beignets       or Crescent Roll King Cake for breakfast or dessert       and perhaps Mardi Gras Gratin or         a Muffaletta Pie for supper         And a Raspberry Cheesecake … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Scalloped Baby Hasslebacks

  This is an different way to serve potatoes, elegant enough for company and easy enough for everyday         Creamy, dreamy, cheesy baked fingerling potatoes           Hassleback style!           Here is a great little trick for cutting the potatoes into thin slices without slicing … Continue reading

Party Panache, Super Bowl Sunday

  Are you going to watch the Super Bowl next Sunday? We LOVE to watch sports at our house, and even if it’s just the two of us,  when there is a special game or event on TV, a themed vignette or buffet makes it even more fun   Cheese Fondue Dip  is perfect for … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, No clean up Cheesy Broccoli Casserole

  You probably have a favorite broccoli casserole recipe, this post is more about the method than the recipe           I am always looking for short cuts in the kitchen, and if you take a minute to think through your recipe, you might be amazed at how you can make little … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Cinnamon Roll Surprise

  We enjoyed these decadent and delicious sausage cinnamon rolls New Year’s Day       A cooked sausage link wrapped in sweet cinnamon roll dough drizzled with creamy icing ummmmmm….pretty hard to resist!     Pillsbury Cinnamon Roll Grands, 5 to a can were rolled out a bit and flattened         … Continue reading

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