Party Panache, 20 Super Star Recipes & Ideas for Super Bowl Sunday!

  Next Sunday is the Super Bowl Whether you’re a football fan or not, it’s always fun to see the wacky new commercials I hear that Planter’s is going to kill Mr. Peanut this year… 😱         We love any excuse for a party around here, and our favorite way to serve … Continue reading

Recipe Box, White Chicken & Corn Chili, Instant Pot or Slow Cooker

  I made my first Instant Pot dinner the other night Omg, I am in love! I had no idea how incredible this appliance is!!         It can do so many things! Forgive me for being slow to come to the Instant Pot party!!         Oh! You can make … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Broccoli Stuffed Spaghetti Squash with Roasted Garlic, Fresh Mozzarella, and Parmesan

  This dish sounds fancy, but shhh…. It’s really super easy to throw together after a busy day         Spaghetti Squash, broccoli, fresh garlic, Parmesan and Mozzarella Fresh, healthy ingredients         First, put 6-8 deep slits into the squash with a small sharp knife Then microwave it for 5 … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Kitchen Tips & Substitutions

  Here are some random tips to make your life easier/better in the kitchen!   Kitchen Bucket shower centerpiece/gift     BAKING SUBSTITUTIONS Cake Flour= Measure out 1 cup all purpose flour and remove 3 Tablespoons. Replace the removed Tablespoons of flour with 3 Tablespoons of cornstarch to equal 1 cup cake flour   Powdered … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Peanut Butter Mousse Minis

  I have a wonderful low cal treat to share today!         These mini mousses are only 2 ingredients!         Peanut Butter & Cool Whip!         I used Lite, but you could use Fat Free         Begin by mixing the peanut butter with … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Favorite Not Guilty Recipes

  I was on a “staycation” last week, not cooking, not tablescaping, not entertaining… Using these first few weeks of January to recharge         I have been catching up on doing my favorite things like getting back to drawing every day for the Doodlewash January challenge         DD requested … Continue reading

Recipe Box, New Kitchen Toys

  We had such a great Christmas, we all agreed that it was the best one in a long time, Lots of laughs, friends, family and of course good food!         HHjr gave me a big heavy box and said, “This is for you Mom, but it’s really for all of us…” … Continue reading

Holidays, Carnival Season

  The main focus for most of us in early January is putting away holiday decor, healthy eating, and getting a fresh start for the new year But in the South, January 6, or Twelfth Night, the Feast of the Ephiphany, marks the beginning of Carnival season, a time of masquerade balls, lavish parades, and … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Romaine Wraps

  The hit of the holidays were these Romaine Wraps Filled with a combo of cranberries, blue cheese, pecans and bacon, they disappeared rapidly!           We had these for our Citrus Bowl party on New Years Day           And I made a tortilla wrap with the extra … Continue reading

The Organized Life, January Paint Bucket

  Happy 2020!!! Do you have a list of New Year’s resolutions? This month’s Paint Bucket might help with healthier eating, it’s full of vegetables and features light desserts   The flavor/theme of the month is Winter Vegetable   source   Appetizers Roasted Vegetable and Hummus Tartines from Diala’s Kitchen Skinny Nachos from Buttercream Blondie … Continue reading

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