Party Panache, Jarcuterie

Charcuterie boards are all the rage lately and recently I’ve noticed the concept of these board buffets being put into jars… Well that’s brilliant, and I couldn’t wait to make some! This is such a great example of “Presentation is Everything” I used simple everyday ingredients that I had in my refrigerator… serving these in … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Broccoli & Cauliflower Nachos

These lo carb nachos are so tasty, you will never miss the chips! You can serve them as an appetizer or a side dish and they’re easy to make too! First cut broccoli and cauliflower into smallish florets and put them on a parchment paper lined baking sheet Drizzle them with olive oil, sprinkle with … Continue reading

Party Panache, Pimiento Cheese & Sausage Puffs

This is a twist on an old Southern party favorite, Bisquick Sausage Balls Thank you Ricki for telling me about this version! This combination is great for Christmas because the red pimientos and green onion pieces make them look party festive! You can use prepared pimiento cheese, or make your own here Because of the … Continue reading

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

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

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! It’s also so simple to assemble on a busy summer day Combine the drained … 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 This is a quick and popular snack … Continue reading

Party Panache, Asparagus Parmesan Aioli Fries

There are a lot of recipes floating around for “asparagus fries” I put my own twist on these by using mayonnaise in the wet batter Mix the Parmesan and bread crumbs for the dry batter Mix the mayonnaise with eggs for the wet batter Sink asparagus into egg batter, coating well I used a large … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Romaine Wraps

The hit of the holidays were these Romaine Wraps Filled with a combo of cranberries, blue cheese, pecans and bacon, they disappeared rapidly! We had these for our Citrus Bowl party on New Years Day And I made a tortilla wrap with the extra filling for lunch the next day If you aren’t a fan … Continue reading

Party Panache, Strawberry, Pecan & Pimiento Cheese Wreath

I’m getting a head start on my holiday menu this week This cheese ring is easy to whip up Wrapped well, it will keep in the refrigerator for up to a week until ready to garnish and serve It starts with Pimiento Cheese I keep my pimiento cheese simple with only 4 ingredients plus pepper … Continue reading