Recipe Box, Pancake Pillows

Have you ever heard of Japanese pancakes? They are also known as pancake souffles WOW, right?? This beautiful breakfast was presented to me last weekend! 2 thick, fluffy pancake pillows, stacked and topped with crispy bacon, a sprinkle of powdered sugar, and a generous drizzle of maple syrup I can’t take a minute of credit … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Artichoke, Mushroom & Asparagus Pizza

This pizza was created by my family’s love of artichokes The last time we had artichokes, HHjr said, “We should make a pizza using the hearts and sauce the crust with your lemon aioli” “That is a GREAT idea!” We decided to cook artichokes on Friday night to go with our steaks and save the … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Broccoli & Cauliflower Nachos

These lo carb nachos are so tasty, you will never miss the chips! You can serve them as an appetizer or a side dish and they’re easy to make too! First cut broccoli and cauliflower into smallish florets and put them on a parchment paper lined baking sheet Drizzle them with olive oil, sprinkle with … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Asian Salad with Peanut Dressing

I use my monthly bucket list to help me make meal choices quickly, I pin and save recipe ideas all the time and then once a month, I choose 3-4 recipes for each category The flavor/theme of the month for January is International When I was looking at the list the other day, I was … Continue reading

Party Panache, Team Pride, Southern Favorite Recipes for the National Championship

I know everyone is focusing on New Year’s Resolutions, dealing with life in this pandemic, and trying to stay sane in this political turmoil… but here in Alabama, we are focused on the National Championship game tomorrow night! We love to go all out for Alabama games, but with safe socializing in mind and the … Continue reading

Party Panache, “Snownut” Cake

We celebrated my son in law, NG’s, birthday last weekend CC and I made him a lemon cake covered with white buttercream and white chocolate chips… It looked just like a giant powdered donut! It’s made with lemon cake mix, lemon jello, lemon juice, eggs, butter, white chocolate chips, and sour cream {not pictured} CC … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Gnocchi Florentine with Mushrooms & Pancetta

This recipe is a pleasant change from typical pasta bakes, it calls for gnocchi, which literally translates to “dough dumplings” Gnocchi can be made from a variety of sources, with one of the most common being potatoes This is a simple dish of potato gnocchi, with fresh mushrooms, spinach, pancetta and 2 kinds of cheese … Continue reading

The Organized Life, January Paint Bucket

Yay! We made it!! Happy 2021!! This month we’re going to put an American twist on recipes inspired by cuisines from all over the world, and also lighten them up and make them healthier… The flavor/theme of the month for January is International Appetizers Artichoke Aoili Pizza, original recipe Bacon Asparagus Brie Bites from Delish … Continue reading

Saying Goodbye to 2020 with an Evergreen Pastry Tree

Happy New Year’s Eve! Just for laughs, one of my neighbors shared his twelve insights looking back on 2020: 1. The dumbest thing I ever bought was a 2020 planner. 2. I was so bored I called Jake from State Farm just to talk to someone. He asked me what I was wearing. 3. 2019: … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Lightened Up Apps for the New Year

January is a popular time to shed holiday pounds, get back to a healthier life style, and start off the New Year with a fresh outlook… Thursday is New Year’s Eve, then on New Year’s Day there is a special broadcast to replace the cancelled Rose Parade, and then a weekend of football! You are … Continue reading