Take-out Tuesday, Apricot Glazed Chicken or Scallops

  HHjr has been busy trying new ideas and recipes in our kitchen Recently we enjoyed Apricot Glazed Chicken Thighs       We had a Seafood feast over the weekend and decided this glaze would be perfect for scallops too         HHjr outdid himself with this spread Coconut Shrimp with Orange … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Maple Bourbon Glazed Ham

  In the spirit of keeping things easy in the kitchen, this glazed ham can be baked in the oven or put on the grill         As it warms, brush it occasionally with a decadent combo of maple syrup, butter and bourbon       Multiple brushes of glaze will add more … Continue reading

Recipe Box, 5 Minute Prep Recipes

  I am actually one of the few who hasn’t been doing a lot of cooking lately My son is super high energy, He absolutely loves to cook and create in the kitchen, and on the grill         His business is home remodeling and is temporarily shut down during the stay at … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, BBQ Pork Tacos with Pineapple Salad

  You know the old saying, “Cook once, eat twice?” This recipe is made with leftover BBQ pork, Topped with unexpected toppings, and garnished with a fresh lime crema           A perfect summer meal!         We have BBQ pulled pork quite often, it’s easy to cook low and … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Strawberry Orange Scones

  I recently saw a recipe from talented Chris at the Cafe Sucre Farine for Strawberry Scones that sounded so good, I had to make it asap       The best part is all you need are a few pantry staples and fruit I had a few strawberries, but I also had clementines and … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Slow Cook Creamy Pork Chops

  I know a lot of us are spending much more time in the kitchen than usual… At first we felt like this was a challenge, and we were up for it, But as we enter week 4 or 5 of isolated living, Are you getting quite tired of kitchen duty?         … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Asian Sesame Cucumber Salad

  We have been pretty fortunate getting groceries, but have learned to be flexible On a recent trip HHjr came home with 6 smallish cucumbers They were wrapped in a sealed package so hadn’t been handled         An Asian style simple dressing is made with ingredients I always keep in my pantry, … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Diner Style Onion Burgers

  I have to admit, I am really not suffering during this time of social distancing… First of all, I love to be at home doing my favorite things Reading, writing, cooking, creating…       I also have a resident chef, who has boundless energy and loves to cook!         He … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

  In the spirit of trying to stay positive and upbeat as we deal with this crisis Let’s take a moment to be grateful for the little things and think happy thoughts…like frolicking leprechauns! ☘️ Happy St. Patrick’s Day! ☘️       Since we will be eating at home for a while Here are … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Asparagus Alfredo Ravioli Bake

  There are so many wonderful fresh pastas widely available now         Grab one that appeals to you, add a prepared sauce, a fresh vegetable, and perhaps cooked bacon or other flavorful protein, and dinner is ready         I used fresh asparagus, alfredo sauce and bacon with Trader Joe’s … Continue reading

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