Take-out Tuesday, Fall Harvest Salad with Cinnamon Shallot Vinaigrette

This wonderful salad has a little bit of everything Sweet, savory, crunchy, tangy, plus healthy greens! Topped with an easy to make Cinnamon Shallot vinaigrette Mix the vinaigrette ingredients together in a jar Add the diced shallots and it’s done! Now all you have to do is place your greens in a bowl Place the … Continue reading

Home Decor, Fall Centerpieces, Vignettes & Crafts

    I am in full Fall mode, Enjoying football, wishing for cooler days and dreaming of pumpkins!         Let’s have a look at some favorite centerpieces and vignettes to spark some new ideas and have some creative fun!     Apple Tote   One of the first things I think of … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Brussels, Bacon, Pretzel Panzella Salad

Looking for something different for dinner or a unique side dish for Thanksgiving or the holidays? This dish is packed with so many contrasting flavors and textures your tastebuds will sing! A traditional panzella salad is made with crusty bread, and it soaks up the dressing to become a soft crouton mixed typically with tomatoes, … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Scribble Art

  This is a super fun thing to try, and even if you don’t think you can draw, try this!         It’s called “Scribble Art” and is basically just a bunch of controlled scribbling!         I used this gorgeous Red Apple by Jane Palmer for my model     … Continue reading

Flavor of the Month, Apple Recipe Round-up

Apple is the Flavor of the Month for September, let’s take a peek at some favorites from the past For breakfast, try Sausage & Apple Biscuit Muffins How about an Apple & Cranberry Salad for lunch Or a Croissant filled with Apple, Bacon & Gouda This savory Apple Tart with Fennel and Prosciutto will work … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Sausage & Apple Biscuit Muffins

You are going to want these muffins in your life Soft biscuits, sweet apples, tangy sausage and cheese Warm and just the right amount of gooey Eat them with your fingers or with a fork or spoon 4 simple ingredients, canned biscuits, apple pie filling, grated cheddar and sausage Quarter each biscuit and put the … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Life is just a bowl of Apples!

When you see a big bowl of shiny apples, what is your first thought? School days…fall weather….apple pie…USA?     When I see a bowl of apples it just makes me happy, like things are right with the world…     So when I saw this magazine page, I decided to paint myself a bowl … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Pumpkin Patch Salad

This salad looks fancy but it’s oh so easy It’s just salad greens, sliced apples, cranberries, walnuts & pepitas BUT!  Put it on a pumpkin plate and add a perky orange pepper Cut the top off so you can fill it with salad Serve it with Ham & Cheese Pumpkin Pie “croutons” With Pumpkin Vinaigrette … Continue reading

Party Panache, Caramel Apple Minis

This is a fun party food for Fall, who doesn’t love caramel, but caramel apples are impossible to eat.  I studied a lot of different recipes and versions of this before coming up with an easy and fairly quick method. I used a melon ball scoop to make quick work of forming the mini bites. … Continue reading