Flavor of the Month, Apple Recipe Round-up

Apple is the Flavor of the Month for September, let’s take a peek at some favorites from the past     For breakfast, try Sausage & Apple Biscuit Muffins     How about an Apple & Cranberry Salad for lunch       Or a Croissant filled with Apple, Bacon & Gouda       … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Fruit Pastries with Almond Cream

My friend Jodi tempted me with her Peach Puff Tartlettes last week I had the peaches and puff pastry, but sadly no almonds…hmmm…     I did have almond paste, do you ever use it?  It has magical powers  🎩     Mixed with sugar and softened butter it makes a Umami type paste that … Continue reading

The Organized Life, September Paint Bucket

  Hello September! Here is my recipe inspiration list for September, a bucket list of things to try this month I always choose many more recipes than I can possibly make, and often times they transition into something else entirely, but it’s handy to have a select group to pick from at my finger tips … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Summer Squash Galette w/Tempura Onion Topping

I know I posted about zucchini earlier this month for Sneak a Zucchini on your Neighbor’s Porch Day, but this post is more about the onions than the zucchini     Thin delicate tempura battered fried onions…sigh…     I discovered how thinly you could slice onions with a spiralizer when I made Spiralized Onion … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Spiralized Onion & Potato Pie

I have really been having fun with my spiralizer lately, and this recipe, adapted from Olla Podrida and Inspiralized, is a nice twist 🤣 on traditional potatoes au gratin     The textures that develop during baking this dish are an unexpected surprise     The tops and edges get brown and crispy, while the … 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

Recipe Box, Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake Parfaits

This is an overspill from the July Paint Bucket, and a berry dessert you will want to try while summer is still full of fresh berries It is a strawberry version of  the Key Lime Cheesecake Jars, but uses a homemade Strawberry filling layer instead of lime curd     Making the fresh strawberry sauce … Continue reading

The Organized Life, August Paint Bucket

The August Paint Bucket, my monthly recipe inspiration list of dishes I want to make, is posting a few days early this month because on August 1st I will be joining my Traveling Tote group for some table top fun, so be sure to stop then by for my Art in the Park Picnic   … 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

The Organized Life, July Paint Bucket

I have been busy planning for July for the past few weeks.  We always have a big family gathering and this year we will have our children and grandchildren at the beach house for 10 days  😱 I know, right…. it will be crazy… 🤣 We actually all get along great, and everyone pitches in, … Continue reading

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