Take-out Tuesday, Spinach, Bacon & Artichoke Dip

This classic party dip gets an update with fresh spinach and crispy bacon We enjoyed it with cocktails before dinner at our recent Winter Sparkle Birthday Bash The Birthday Boy just might have swooned when he first tasted it! What elevates this dip is not only fresh spinach and crispy bacon, it also gets a … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Cheesy Asparagus & Prosciutto Pastries

This recipe checks a lot of the positive boxes It’s easy to make ✅ You can make it in advance ✅ It can be an appetizer, a brunch dish, ✅ ✅ a side dish with soup or salad, ✅ ✅ or a side with just about any meat, chicken or fish ✅ ✅ ✅ Only … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday Easy Favorites

I have rounded up some of the very best Take-out Tuesday recipes to make your New Year easy and delicious Take-out Tuesday is all about recipes that are better and easier than take out! Wonderfully Wicked Slow Cooker Chicken only takes 5 minutes to prep, set and forget The Best 4 Ingredient Dinner Ever is … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Appetizer Wreath

I hope you are having a Jolly December! We had a very Merry time at our annual family Christmas Eve I “passed the torch” to DD this year and she and her husband hosted our gathering in their beautiful new home We decided we wanted to keep it very simple this year We ordered ham … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Last Minute Party Braid!

As we count down to Christmas, 3 days away, this last minute appetizer is perfect for holiday gatherings It makes a pretty presentation and guess what? It’s actually very easy to put together AND! You can adapt the recipe to use ingredients you already have! If you have a sheet of puff pastry, you can … Continue reading

Party Panache, Festive Red & Green Recipes for the Holidays!

Let’s kick off December with a roundup of the BEST Red and Green Holiday Appetizers, Sides and Desserts! Strawberry Pecan & Pimiento Cheese Wreath This tasty cheese wreath is paired with strawberry jam for a sweet and savory cracker spread BLT Party Skewers are perfect for holiday mingling Wedge Salad Dip Your favorite Wedge Salad … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Scallops with Creamy Bacon Pasta

This recipe is grand enough for a special dinner yet easy enough to make any night! The bacon cream is a simple sauce and the scallops are seared in a skillet on the stove HHjr was cooking up a storm last week while we were at the beach, so I just followed him around with … Continue reading

Holidays, Easy Recipes that can be served for Breakfast or Appetizers!

In my house, appetizers are our go to for gatherings and entertaining, but with the holidays coming up I’ve been thinking about special occasion breakfasts too How about easy recipes that can be good for both! Sassy Sausage Squares are only 4 ingredients and very addicting! Raspberry White Chocolate Angel Wings are rolls with raspberry … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Chicken Cordon Bleu Cupcakes

Here’s a fun and tasty appetizer bite that makes a great presentation and is very easy to make These savory little “cupcakes” are actually made with a biscuit bottom They are filled with chive cream cheese, topped with a chicken nugget wrapped in ham and covered with Swiss cheese Yes, please! Swiss cheese, deli ham, … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Two Easy Cranberry Sauce Recipes

Happy November! Are your thoughts turning to Thanksgiving and the upcoming holidays? Cranberry is the flavor of the month on the Painted Apron, so let’s kick off the month with Cranberry Sauce recipes! Stove top Cranberry, Orange Maple Sauce and Slow Cooker Cranberry Orange Sauce Stove top Cranberry, Orange Maple Sauce combines cranberries, orange juice, … Continue reading