Take-out Tuesday, Bacon Brown Sugar Chicken

At my house, this is one of our go to dinners it goes together in a snap and everybody loves it! I use precut chicken tenders which makes assembly a breeze Chicken tenders, brown sugar and bacon are all you need, and if you have time, a marinade for an extra flavor boost {I like … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Holiday Salad with Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Croutons

This sweet and savory salad is truly a holiday celebration in a bowl! Fresh strawberries, juicy oranges, buttery almonds on a bed of fresh spinach and romaine lettuce all topped with bacon wrapped asparagus “croutons” The fresh greens and red berries make this salad perfect for Christmas or any festive celebration I used seasonal blood … Continue reading

Party Panache, Peppermint Snow Topped Chocolate Cake

I celebrated my birthday Friday evening by the patio fireplace, with my family and a couple of very dear friends who also have December birthdays, we were safely distanced … HHjr cooked some incredible pizzas in the pizza oven, Sausage and Mushroom with Parmesan balsamic glaze, Pear, Spinach and Gorgonzola, and a Hawaiian pizza with … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Melt in Your Mouth Magic Biscuits

This recipe is called magic biscuits because they are truly magic! Not only are they seriously EASY, all you need is Bisquick, 7-UP or Sprite, sour cream and butter* *The level of salt in salted butter varies by brand so it is better to use unsalted butter so you have control over the amount in … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Rock Star Short Ribs

“Hey, can you grab something for dinner? I am slammed today at work…” “Sure” I replied, and turned to my bucket list to choose something to make When I saw Slow Cooker Mongolian Chicken from Slow Cooking Perfected on the list, I remembered a long time favorite of my son’s, Asian Short Ribs When you … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Peppermint White Hot Chocolate and White Chocolate Peppermint Treats

The featured flavor on the December Paint Bucket {my monthly bucket list of recipe inspirations} is White Chocolate Peppermint, perfect for dreaming of sugar plum fairies, Santa Claus, sparkly trees and a snowy white Christmas! Let’s start with a steaming mug of hot chocolate, topped with whipped cream and a drizzle of chocolate syrup… Or … Continue reading

Holidays, Christmas is Coming!

I am trying to get my thoughts together for the holidays, I want to finish getting the house decorated, check my list for gifts bought and wrapped… All the usual holiday stuff, but I am not feeling all that great, I think it’s just allergies and exhaustion… so let’s take a peek back at the … Continue reading

Party Panache, Club Sub Spirals

This giant baked submarine sandwich has lots of possibilities, layered with tasty deli meats and cheese, it can be sliced into appetizer servings or cut into larger pieces for a meal And anything goes! you can use up what you have in your refrigerator Leftover ham, turkey, deli meat, bacon, cheddar cheese, swiss cheese, onions, … Continue reading

The Organized Life, December Paint Bucket

Happy December, one of my very favorite months! It is filled with hope and happy, yummy food and Christmas trees, decorations, lights, sugar plum fairies, Santa, and my birthday! Even though things might be different this year, we can still be full of holiday cheer! This month’s bucket list is full of recipes that promise … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Favorite Rosemary Recipes for the Holidays

One of my very favorite herbs is Rosemary~ I always have a fresh rosemary plant nearby to clip for cooking it can elevate any recipe from ho hum to divine! Let’s start with appetizers, Rosemary Pine Nut Sables are like cheese straws, except they are flavored with pine nuts and rosemary Sable is French for … Continue reading