Recipe Box, Chinese New Year & Vegetable Pot Stickers

  We decided to have a little Chinese New Year’s fun last week     Family is most important to Chinese culture, and they kick off the New Year with a family dinner, they even set places for those family members who can’t attend       This year the New Year’s Eve family feast … Continue reading

Party Panache, Loaded Bourbon Bleu Cheese Stuffed Potato Skins

“Hey mom, I know you’re driving home on Sunday, do you have any suggestions for game food? I could go ahead and get the stuff…”         hmmm….           OH! Those potato skins I put on my this month’s Bucket list!! Perfect Super Bowl food! and I sent him … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Dreaming of Summer Zucchini & Pimiento Cheese Strata

  “Hey, do we have any more of those little quiche things?” HH asked           “Sure, they’re in the fridge, Warm them up in the microwave, about 20-30 seconds per piece”         I created this dish with Summer on my mind       Even though zucchini is … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Spinach & Bacon Spirals

  The other night we were watching a little football game       known as the National Championship         We needed a little sustenance to get us through…       It was a nail biter!         Thank goodness we had these tasty spinach spiral rolls to keep … Continue reading

Party Panache, Ditzy Ritz

  This is one of those recipes that made me want to immediately run to the store to get the ingredients         You know, an OMG I HAVE TO EAT THAT NOW type recipe 😋         Salty, buttery, flavorful, crispy, crunchy, crackers!       5 minutes to prep … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Versatile Harvest Pumpkin Tart, Breakfast, Brunch or Appetizer

This harvest tart is a savory delight, pumpkin paired with bacon and caramelized onions       It is so versatile, you can use it with maple syrup for breakfast, topped with an egg for brunch, or cut into squares for an appetizer sure to please     Plus, it’s incredibly easy!!     Caramelize … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Cheesy Tater Tots

These little  🏈 footballs 🏈  of cheese and potato goodness are brought to you today by HHjr     On the weekends, my son LOVES to cook, I mean LOVES it!  He will have 2 or 3 grills going at once, and a skillet, the oven or a fryer     I was in town … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Spinach & Artichoke Stuffed Bread

We enjoyed a little twist on the popular spinach and artichoke dip for our game day food Saturday     We were “Rolling with the Tide” on the coast     This is party pretty without being labor intensive, creamed spinach, canned artichoke hearts, and dry ranch dressing mix for seasoning     Add a … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Zucchini Frico

This is a fun little appetizer that goes together in mere minutes   Quite a tasty, lo-carb bite, perfect for a little happy hour nibble   Snapper season was in full swing last weekend and I spent a lot of time on the porch watching the fishing boats dot the Gulf of Mexico while my … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Pimiento Cheese & Bacon Puff Pastry Eggs

  I’m sure you’ve heard the old adage, “Southerners will fry anything”     Yep, even pimiento cheese!  Whaaaaat!!  These Pimiento Cheese Fritters are one of my favorites at a local marina   TDF…{to die for} The balls of pimiento cheese are rolled in panko, fried, and drizzled with a heavenly sweet and spicy mustard … Continue reading

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