Recipe Box, Spinach & Pimiento Cheese Gratin

  This recipe combines a steak house favorite Creamed Spinach with a Southern Staple, Pimiento Cheese         Most of the guys I know hate Pimiento Cheese I think they feel like it’s a girly girl dish served at teas and showers which is truly silly So to humor HHjr who has a … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Chili Cheese Grits Super Supper Bowl

  Today’s Take-out Tuesday is more of an idea than a recipe         This is a bowl of comfort food heaven!         Meaty chili, cheesy grits, and creamy corn         A spoonful of this, a spoonful of that, or a little of each…       … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Mardi Gras Time!

  We had a lovely, laid back Valentine’s day at the beach,       But February on the coast means Everything is covered in purple gold and green!       Mardi Gras Madness, as the locals know         Means bring out the decorations, put on a show!       … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Lemon Orzo with Asparagus & Prosciutto

  Orzo is pasta’s often forgotten relative, It’s a little like rice and a little like pasta…           Like a risotto grain, it will take on the flavors it’s given and puff up           I love the size, Much more delicate than a fat pasta noodle, and … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Lite Cannoli Dip

  How about a dessert than is a little less guilty         A sweet treat that feels indulgent         Yet made with low fat ricotta and whipped cream cheese,       Served with low cal dippers           You’ll feel like you had a slice … Continue reading

Holidays, Valentine’s Day The Easy Way

It’s all about Valentine’s Day this week with a Valentine Tablescape Blog Hop, a buffet of ideas for beautiful, romantic, sweet or fun ways to set your table for Valentine’s Day ❤️   You can enjoy a lot of Valentine fun without working too hard…         You know the old saying, “The … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Best Pizza Dough Ever!

Last weekend, we had Spring like weather, with 70 degrees mid day, and I spent most of the day outside on the patio.  As the sun went down and the temps dropped a bit, we lit the fire and got the pizza oven going. HHjr made a batch of pizza dough earlier in the day, … Continue reading

The Organized Life, February Paint Bucket

  Here we are, February 2019! What are your plans this month, will you be celebrating Valentine’s Day, or perhaps the Chinese Year of the Pig? We will be celebrating a Valentine birthday, and I have some plans for a special piggy table… What do you think would be more appropriate for the Flavor of … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Take-out Pizza and Amped up Mac & Cheese

  As much as we love to cook around here, we have our favorite short cuts too..   For this week’s Take-out Tuesday, I am recommending several really good take-out foods, that you can pick up and cook at home As I write this, on Sunday, the forecast on Tuesday is snow…       … Continue reading

Party Panache, Easy Appetizers for Super Bowl

  Only 1 more football game before the season is over, and since it’s the Super Bowl, you’re going to want some super great noshes!       I have 3 easy peasy delicious new bites to share with you today, plus a round up of past favorites The printable recipes can be found at … Continue reading

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