Party Panache, Tropical Summer Fruit Spears

  One of the best parts of summer is all the luscious fresh fruit and vegetables   Fruit Pastries with Almond Cream     Today’s Tropical Summer Fruit Spears are more of an idea than a recipe         These mini fruit skewers are not only party pretty, they are perfect to have … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Summer Pizzas

  I hope all the Dad’s had a wonderful Father’s Day~ HHjr took his oldest son and a couple of friends to the beach Wow, did they catch fish!         Super Boy caught this giant Red Snapper all by himself         A rainy forecast on the coast the weekend … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Bacon & Blue Stuffed Vidalias

  Happy Father’s Day! Today’s recipe is sure to be a hit with the guys you know and love         Sweet Vidalia onions stuffed with bleu cheese and bacon and baked or grilled Note: you can use any sweet onion and a different cheese substitute Smoked Gouda, Pepper Jack or flavored goat … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Asian Peach Slaw, Salad or Pulled Pork Wrap

    It’s Peach Season in Alabama!     Chilton County peaches are a celebrated summer treat The peach water tower in Clanton Alabama, the hub of Chilton County, is an infamous landmark       Sunday usually means BBQ ribs or Pork butt at our house For Monday leftovers I decided to jazz things … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Ranch Picnic Chicken Nuggets

  Ranch Picnic Chicken Nuggets are like take-out fried chicken Grab ‘n go, Eat and run, Pack a Picnic, Chicken! But sooo much better… Tender, tasty, buttery, tangy, crispy bites You can whip these up in no time at all!         Guess where the crunch comes from         Potato … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Blackened Snapper Tacos with Pico de Gallo

  “Hey Mom, I’ve got a blog post for you…” HHjr text me, “I’ll email you the photos”       “Really?? Thank you!”         Last weekend HHjr and some buddies had great luck on opening day of Snapper Season on the Alabama Gulf Coast I’ve known them all since they were … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, EZ Ranch Hashbrown Casserole

  We do a lot of cooking at the beach house but we don’t spend much time in the kitchen         I am always on the looking for fast prep recipes so I can get back to the fun       This potato casserole can be assembled in 5 minutes and … Continue reading

The Organized Life, June Paint Bucket

  June is just around the corner, Are you ready for a new season?       Things are already heating up in the South so this month I want to make easy summer food       incorporating a ton of fresh fruits and vegetables, but still family friendly     The flavor of … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Pineapple Teriyaki BBQ Chicken & Bacon Kebabs

  Summer is here!         There was a constant boat parade in front of our house the past 3 days People celebrating and flags flying!         We kicked off the weekend with Pineapple Teriyaki BBQ Chicken and Bacon Kebabs         This recipe is a crowd pleaser … Continue reading

Holidays, Bring the beach to you!

  Happy Memorial Day Eve! In the United States we celebrate Memorial day to honor all those that have served our country and sacrificed so much for our freedom         It is also represents the beginning of Summer!         Summer means a trip to the beach for many people, … Continue reading

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