Recipe Box, Easy Slo Cook Cranberry Sauce and Recipes using Cranberries

  When I saw this Slow Cooker Cranberry Sauce over at Lynn’s Happier than a Pig in Mud I couldn’t wait to try it         I had all the ingredients on hand         Into the crock pot they went Along with a few tired clementines         … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Thanksgiving Thoughts

    Are you all set for Thanksgiving?         Ours will be small and casual         After years of doing Thanksgiving with HH’s sister and her whole family, Everyone is going in a different direction now Our children are grown and have their own family obligations       … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Blue Cheese & Pecan Baked Pears

  Wait! Do not fear the blue cheese! I will give you other cheesy options for this easy and elegant holiday side dish!         This dish will go beautifully with holiday turkey, ham, chicken or lamb!       Start with ripe pears {Anjou, Bosc, French Apple} and slice in half lengthwise … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Overnight Slow Cooker Caramelized Onions

  On Saturday, knowing Sunday was going to be a busy day at the baseball park, I decided it would be a good idea to put dinner together in advance, using the slow cooker…hmmm…what should I make? I often put slow cooker meals together the day before, refrigerate the slow cooker insert so all I … Continue reading

The Organized Life, November Paint Bucket

  Not to rush things, but since October has flown by       It’s time to start thinking about the flavors of Thanksgiving… Even if you aren’t cooking or perhaps this isn’t a holiday you celebrate, this month’s recipe bucket list is full of fall updated favorites¬† Recipes for any gathering or to simply … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Raid the Pantry Cracker Toffee

  Who can resist a bite of a homemade sweet treat… This super easy recipe can be adapted to what you have in your pantry!         I rate this recipe Triple D Decadent, Dangerous & Delicious!         You can use any kind of rectangular or square crackers you have … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Fall Favorites Featuring Pumpkin

  How do you feel about pumpkin recipes? Do you try to make pumpkin everything or do you cringe and avoid it like a bad cold?       ¬†I have discovered some absolutely wonderful ways to enjoy this fall classic ingredient that are worth a second look   Pumpkin Patch Salad is paired with … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Candy Corn Lemon Danish

  Candy corn is one of those things that you either love love or hate hate… I love to use candy corn for decorating, but not for eating…       So these creamy lemon danish may look like candy corn…         But they are sweet and lemony         … Continue reading

Party Panache, Hocus Pocus Party Dip

    We had a super fun Saturday           A little batting practice as we entertained friends and watched football on the patio         It was chilly enough to light the fire around 4 pm         58 degrees was quite a difference than the 98 … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Pork tenderloin Sliders with Pumpkin Aioli & Maple Roasted Delicata Squash

  Amp up everyday sliders & fries with some twists!       Pork Tenderloin Sliders with Pumpkin Aioli and Maple Roasted Delicata Squash… Sounds complicated, right?         Nope! This is an incredibly easy meal you can have any night         Start with a marinated pork tenderloin {I like … Continue reading

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