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, Olรจ!

  Happy Cinco de Mayo! ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿป     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

Take-out Tuesday, Strawberry Orange Scones

  I recently saw a recipe from talented Chris at the Cafe Sucre Farine for Strawberry Scones that sounded so good, I had to make it asap       The best part is all you need are a few pantry staples and fruit I had a few strawberries, but I also had clementines and … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Lemon Rolls with Lemon Cream Cheese Filling

  I know Easter was different this year… I tried to keep things as normal as possible even though part of our family was missing and we watched church on TV…         One of the boys found an Easter egg floating on a frisbee in the pool!           … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Slow Cook Creamy Pork Chops

  I know a lot of us are spending much more time in the kitchen than usual… At first we felt like this was a challenge, and we were up for it, But as we enter week 4 or 5 of isolated living, Are you getting quite tired of kitchen duty?         … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Asian Sesame Cucumber Salad

  We have been pretty fortunate getting groceries, but have learned to be flexible On a recent trip HHjr came home with 6 smallish cucumbers They were wrapped in a sealed package so hadn’t been handled         An Asian style simple dressing is made with ingredients I always keep in my pantry, … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Home School Treats aka Pantry Candy Bars

  Home School started at our house this week         I know many people are finding themselves in a new roll as a teacher         I am really proud of HHjr, he is taking his new role very seriously… I’m now calling him “the Principal” He is tough!   … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Diner Style Onion Burgers

  I have to admit, I am really not suffering during this time of social distancing… First of all, I love to be at home doing my favorite things Reading, writing, cooking, creating…       I also have a resident chef, who has boundless energy and loves to cook!         He … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Asparagus Alfredo Ravioli Bake

  There are so many wonderful fresh pastas widely available now         Grab one that appeals to you, add a prepared sauce, a fresh vegetable, and perhaps cooked bacon or other flavorful protein, and dinner is ready         I used fresh asparagus, alfredo sauce and bacon with Trader Joe’s … Continue reading

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