Party Panache, Hocus Pocus Party Dip

    We had a super fun Saturday           A little batting practice as we entertained friends and watched football on the patio         It was chilly enough to light the fire around 4 pm         58 degrees was quite a difference than the 98 … Continue reading

Party Panache, Yummy Mummy Asparagus & Bacon Braid

  With Halloween on the horizon, I had some fun with this Yummy Mummy Stuffed Braid         But keep in mind, this is not just for Halloween!         Dress it with greens to suit any occasion… add edible flowers for a spring party or shower, rosemary or holly sprigs … Continue reading

Party Panache, Breezy Easy Party Recipes and Shortcuts!

  Many prayers for the Bahamas, Florida, and the whole East US coast as they deal with Hurricane Dorian…we were lucky this time and didn’t have anything but sunshine and fun on the Gulf Coast for Labor Day…   We had 20 at our house for dinner Friday and Saturday night,  I tried to make … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Roasted Shallot and Everything Seasoning Dip

  If you like Everything Bagel seasoning,  and are a fan of onion dip, I hope you’ll try this twist on onion dip made with roasted shallots   😋         This recipe is from Pattie @ Olla-Podrida The base is fresh shallots Shallots are similar to onions, but with a slightly milder … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Bbq Pork & Pineapple Pastry Puffs

  We have pulled pork frequently at my house, and it’s especially great for a crowd       HHjr puts a BBQ rub on a pork butt and then cooks it low and slow all day until it’s so tender he can “pull” it into shreds easily with 2 forks. You can get the … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Roasted Corn Salad Cups

  The glorious weather we’ve been having in the South was begging for a food and friends gathering on the patio late Saturday afternoon         I made a super simple super tasty appetizer that is fantastic for outdoor entertaining         A crunchy salad with roasted corn served in a … Continue reading

Party Panache, Hawaiian Party Bites

  This is going to be my go to summer appetizer 4 ingredients, 5 minute prep sweet and savory pineapple kielbasa mini skewer         There are lots of versions of this on Pinterest that were my inspiration each with a variety of flavor components I ultimately combined 2 of my favorites, Asian … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Italian Sandwich Ring with Smokey Pimiento Cheese

  Originally when I was developing this recipe, I was thinking I’d make a savory version of a King cake for Mardi Gras         But since Mardi Gras is way yesterday, I decided to just call it an Italian Sandwich Ring         It is actually similar to a New … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Wedge Salad Dip and Garnish Ideas

  🍾Happy New Year!         My goal for January is to lighten things up and although this dip not exactly diet fare, it is a lighter version of a typical party dip with low fat sour cream and lots of vegetables         I served this to our Alabama football … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Rosemary Parmesan Biscuit Bubbles

  Warning, these little bites of biscuits just might be addicting!         They are soft on the inside with crunchy Parmesan crust on the outside and scented with a delicate amount of rosemary         And they are so simple to make, you will have plenty of time for jingle … Continue reading

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