Recipe Box, Spring Thanksgiving

  Here’s a fun way to celebrate the arrival of Spring, Have a Spring Thanksgiving! Come on in, I’ll show you the menu…           HHjr smoked a turkey breast and paired it with white BBQ sauce 😋         We used a bottled local sauce, but it’s super easy … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Asparagus Tortellini Alfredo

  Last week HHjr said, “Let’s have a pasta bake for dinner Tuesday, I’m in the mood for some creamy tortellini…”         We take turns cooking, and while he was busy getting his boys to baseball practice and rock climbing after school, I threw this together for supper       Only … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Italian Sandwich Ring with Smokey Pimiento Cheese

  Originally when I was developing this recipe, I was thinking I’d make a savory version of a King cake for Mardi Gras         But since Mardi Gras is way yesterday, I decided to just call it an Italian Sandwich Ring         It is actually similar to a New … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Lemon Parmesan Broccolini & Roasted Radishes

  Spring is springing around here I was in the mood to enjoy healthy fresh vegetables       Roasted vegetables are my go to side dish simple to prepare, healthy and oh so flavorful       I decided to try broccolini and radishes         They are both drizzled with olive … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Irish Spring

  Next Sunday is St. Patrick’s Day! I want to send some gold and green your way~ With an Irish Spring Table…       and suggestions for food to get you in the mood!         The recipes above are some favorites from the past year, that feel like Irish food to … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Sassy Southern Quiche

  A favorite dip in the South is Hissy Fit Dip Legend has it that Hissy Fit Dip was supposedly named after a spoiled Southern belle who was so busy socializing that by the time she got to the appetizer table the dip was all gone, and in true spoiled Southern belle form, she threw … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, King Cake Crowns

  Happy Fat Tuesday!       For our celebration I made vanilla mini bundt cakes Don’t they look like little crowns?         I had some help too!         What makes these cakes so festive is the colorful batter           Gel food coloring produces intense … Continue reading

The Organized Life, March Paint Bucket

March is such a fun month, Mardi Gras this year, and St. Patrick’s Day, AND Spring! As a nod to both holidays and the beginning of a fresh season, I chose golden lemons to be highlighted this March The flavor of the month is Lemon 🍋 You can see photos and links for these inspiration … Continue reading

Party Panache, Bourbon Recipes for Mardi Gras!

  It’s less than a week until Fat Tuesday!  🎭     Barbie Masks from DIY Barbie Blog here           Make the most of your Mardi Gras celebrations with these recipes made with Bourbon!         Maple Bourbon Bacon Jam Crostini with Pimiento Cheese & Praline Pecans     … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Modern Waldorf Salad

  Today’s recipe is an updated version of an old classic, Waldorf Salad         Waldorf Salad was created for a special event held at the famous Waldorf-Astoria NYC hotel in 1896         Originally it was just apples, celery and mayonnaise, but over the years, nuts and grapes came to … Continue reading

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