Recipe Box, Summer Peach Quiche Lorraine

  I have fond memories of Quiche Lorraine, the first time I ever had it was at a sophisticated lunch with my father and one of his colleagues         When I was in college I had a summer job as an intern for his company in downtown Los Angeles.Β  One day he … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Fresh Garden Tomato & Basil Flatbread

  Even though I am not much of a gardener, I can manage fresh herbs like basil and rosemary, and HHjr loves to plant cherry tomatoes and peppers         We have a bountiful crop this year and so let’s roast them and make a sophisticated version of a traditional tomato sauce and … Continue reading

Recipe Box, OMG This Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie!

  We greeted August with a celebration on Thursday, My children, son in law, and two of my grands were here, A long time family friend joined us for a special dinner in memory of HH We made peace with his passing and look forward to living life to the fullest in his honor… We … Continue reading

The Organized Life, August Paint Bucket

  🌞 Holy Heat Wave 🌞 There seems to be universal agreement that July went by way too fast! As we start dreaming of cooler fall temps and pumpkins, My thoughts are turning also to autumn comfort food I thought it might be fun to make some old fashioned comfort food recipes and put a … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Peach, Plum, & a Dash of Rum Ice Cream

  Is there anything better on a hot day than cool ice cream?         How about ice cream topped with fresh summer fruit and made with a splash of Coconut Rum, Yum!           When I make no churn ice cream I usually use Cool Whip Β it’s sooo easy … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Salsa Chicken & Roasted Vegetable Salad Wrap

  Do you have a tired zucchini, a lonely sweet pepper, a half of an onion, a bowl of cherry tomatoes?       Oh good!! All you need now is a little Salsa Chicken andΒ  before you know it, you will be dining on a healthy and flavor filled summer meal       … Continue reading

The Organized Life, July Paint Bucket

  Hello July! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ     This month’s bucket list features lots of great recipes for the 4th of July or for any summer gathering I posted a mini version of this list last week to help get a head start on Planning for the 4th of July     It is full of recipes … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Ranch Picnic Chicken Nuggets

  Ranch Picnic Chicken Nuggets are like take-out fried chicken Grab ‘n go, Eat and run, Pack a Picnic, Chicken! But sooo much better… Tender, tasty, buttery, tangy, crispy bites You can whip these up in no time at all!         Guess where the crunch comes from         Potato … Continue reading

The Organized Life, June Paint Bucket

  June is just around the corner, Are you ready for a new season?       Things are already heating up in the South so this month I want to make easy summer food       incorporating a ton of fresh fruits and vegetables, but still family friendly     The flavor of … Continue reading

Party Panache, Kid Friendly Charcuterie Buffet

  My family was arriving at dinner time last Thursday for the holiday weekend, which makes dinner itself tricky… No one wants to sit down and eat right when they get here The littles are excited and want to run around, The adults want to unpack, get settled and have a cocktail In the past … Continue reading

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