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 … 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 … 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       … Continue reading

Party Panache, Puff Pastry Mini Monte Cristos

  There is a recipe on the December Paint Bucket that is very similar to one of my long time favorites, Puff Pastry Bites from Ina Garten She is one of my favorite chefs from the Food Network I love her directness, she simply prepares food well She doesn’t fuss over things or make complicated … Continue reading

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

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