The Organized Life, June Paint Bucket

  Well here we are, Summer! Ahhh, the season of juicy berries, sweet corn, beautiful tomatoes… the season of grilling and chilling and enjoying the outdoors… I picked my favorite food of summer to be the flavor of the month… The flavor of the Month for June is CORN         You can … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Apricot Glazed Chicken or Scallops

  HHjr has been busy trying new ideas and recipes in our kitchen Recently we enjoyed Apricot Glazed Chicken Thighs       We had a Seafood feast over the weekend and decided this glaze would be perfect for scallops too         HHjr outdid himself with this spread Coconut Shrimp with Orange … Continue reading

Party Panache, Pimiento Cheese Canapes

  Pimiento Cheese is practically a staple in the South Let’s use it to make some unexpected pairings for an assortment of canapes         I like to make a straight forward Pimiento Cheese, Sharp cheddar, White Cheddar, pimientos and mayonnaise {Duke’s of course} You can use your recipe, a purchased pimiento cheese, … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Maple Bourbon Glazed Ham

  In the spirit of keeping things easy in the kitchen, this glazed ham can be baked in the oven or put on the grill         As it warms, brush it occasionally with a decadent combo of maple syrup, butter and bourbon       Multiple brushes of glaze will add more … Continue reading

Creations, Getting Creative in our Lifestyles

  I have been amazed at the creativity and resilience I have seen lately! I thought it might be fun to share some things my family and friends have been doing Perhaps give you a few ideas, and I’d love to for you to share some of your experiences as our lifestyles have so dramatically … Continue reading

Recipe Box, 5 Minute Prep Recipes

  I am actually one of the few who hasn’t been doing a lot of cooking lately My son is super high energy, He absolutely loves to cook and create in the kitchen, and on the grill         His business is home remodeling and is temporarily shut down during the stay at … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, BBQ Pork Tacos with Pineapple Salad

  You know the old saying, “Cook once, eat twice?” This recipe is made with leftover BBQ pork, Topped with unexpected toppings, and garnished with a fresh lime crema           A perfect summer meal!         We have BBQ pulled pork quite often, it’s easy to cook low and … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Sweet Home Alabama Butter Pecan Coffee Cake

  This is one of those “Drop what you’re doing and make this now!” recipes Seriously It is worth every calorie…         Oh, and it’s dangerously easy to make too!         You might even have all the ingredients!         First saute your pecans in butter and … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Cinco de Mayo, Olรจ!

  Happy Cinco de Mayo! ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿป     Watermelon Cactus     Make it special with these easy as take-out recipes that you can add to your menu at the last minute         Start off with a fast 4 ingredient Bacon & Corn Guacamole Dip         Or Easy Rotel … Continue reading

The Organized Life, May Paint Bucket

  May is full of so many celebrations and occasions… We were planning to have a big Kentucky Derby party this year but the Derby been postponed to September… At least we can enjoy Southern recipes this month, with pecans, bourbon, and perhaps bake a Kentucky Butter Cake…   The Flavor/Theme of the Month for … Continue reading

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