Take-out Tuesday, Cheesy Bacon Party Burgers

Have you been watching the winter Olympics?         Whenever I see people waving our flag proudly it reminds me of summer           which leads to lusting for a juicy summer hamburger!         This recipe is perfect for a crowd or for your family     … Continue reading

Holidays, February Menus

  Happy Valentine’s Day ❤️ This is a busy week!  HH is on the coast overseeing some construction       Replacing the pool liner is supposed to be a 2-3 day job, but the weather has been so rainy and cold it has morphed into several weeks         I’m in “the … 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

Party Panache, Loaded Bourbon Bleu Cheese Stuffed Potato Skins

“Hey mom, I know you’re driving home on Sunday, do you have any suggestions for game food? I could go ahead and get the stuff…”         hmmm….           OH! Those potato skins I put on my this month’s Bucket list!! Perfect Super Bowl food! and I sent him … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Mardi Gras Gratin

  Since Fat Tuesday is a week from today, I decided to call this yummy sausage and noodle bake, Mardi Gras Gratin  🎭       It’s full of green {asparagus}, gold {noodles} and purple {ham and sausage} well, they’re sorta purple… and cajuns love their ham and sausage!         Brown the … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Dreaming of Summer Zucchini & Pimiento Cheese Strata

  “Hey, do we have any more of those little quiche things?” HH asked           “Sure, they’re in the fridge, Warm them up in the microwave, about 20-30 seconds per piece”         I created this dish with Summer on my mind       Even though zucchini is … 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

Take-out Tuesday, Nutty Broccoli & Fruit Salad

I chose broccoli as the flavor of the month for January, in an effort to eat healthier and You’ve got to try this salad!       I got the recipe from Julia’s Album and the only change I made was adding almonds         It really doesn’t need them, as the salad … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Christmas Coleslaw

  This red and green salad goes together in minutes, and is a refreshing change from heavy holiday food     It’s crispy crunchy and full of holiday flavors       Romaine is cut into ribbons and combined with prepared coleslaw mix         Top with dried cranberries, pistachios, sliced almonds and … Continue reading

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