Recipe Box, BBQ Chicken & Ham Linguini

  A make ahead casserole is my go to for busy days, one that can be prepped early in the day, or even the day before, and popped in the oven for an effortless dinner         One of my favorites is Blue Ribbon Chicken Gratin so named because it’s worthy of a … Continue reading

Party Panache, Sunshine Pineapple Bacon Dip or Spread

    We had a festive 4th of July weekend with fireworks and a boat parade         And we snacked on this super easy delicious dip         Pineapple, cream cheese & chives, sour cream, bacon and 3 cheeses         It’s a flavor explosion in your mouth! … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Peach Mini Muffins with Almond Glaze

  Here’s a perfect summer breakfast bite         Little muffins full of fresh peaches and topped with a sweet almond glaze         Fresh summer peaches are a favorite treat around here           Perfect for little fingers and fishermen alike!         They are … Continue reading

Party Panache, Cheese Stars

    With the 4th of July just around the corner You might need a last minute snack or appetizer for your celebration!         If you have  bread,  cheese, mayonnaise and a cookie cutter, you can make these! Since we’re celebrating on the coast, I made some “goldfish” too       … Continue reading

The Organized Life, July Paint Bucket

  Happy July!       My blog anniversary is coming up on August 1… I have posted over 1,000 recipes in the past 8 years and so many are favorites worth repeating, I have decided to include more of them on my monthly Paint Bucket like this Watermelon Ice Cream Pie       … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, BBQ Chicken Tacos with Broccoli Pineapple Slaw

  I have been using Shipt grocery delivery at the beach house even before Covid 19 because it is so convenient I wanted to make something easy for the boys supper time arrival last Thursday, they love tacos, they love BBQ, they love pineapple…        BBQ chicken in the slow cooker would be … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Lazy Day Grape Salad

  I have shared this recipe before, but its so perfect for summer meals and gatherings, it’s worth sharing again…         Grapes are wonderful on their own of course by the handful or perhaps a glass of wine         They are a delicious addition to salad     Modern … Continue reading

Recipe Box, BLT Salad with Buttermilk Bleu Cheese

    I have a neighbor who is constantly bringing me tomatoes, cucumbers and other vegetables from his garden        I thanked him with a Garden Tomato cutting board from my Society 6 Shop         My favorite summer meal is a BLT sandwich with homemade Bleu Cheese Dressing     … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Salted Chocolate Chip Pecan Bars

  June weekends on the coast mean fishing and this weekend it was “bachelor weekend” HHjr arrived with 2 of his buddies ready for a fishing adventure with several more friends in town for the weekend         They spent Friday preparing their equipment and loading the boat And Saturday they hit the … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Maple Bourbon Corn Gratin

      Is there anything better than fresh corn in the summer time?         It’s perfect simply roasted or grilled, but here’s another way to serve it~ This is a great casserole that can be prepared ahead of time and it makes a unique summer side dish that will always be … Continue reading

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