Take-out Tuesday, Roasted Zucchini & Asparagus Parmesan

  What is one of THE best things about summer?         Fresh Produce!!       We are filling our plates full of corn, tomatoes, peaches, strawberries, watermelon, zucchini… and the greatest thing about summer produce is it requires no enhancing…         Simple prep and a little roasting and … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Creamy Asparagus & Spaghetti Pie

    When I saw a recipe for Spaghetti Pie over at Julie’s Creative Lifestyle, I was so intrigued…         I had never heard of Spaghetti Pie!         After I read Julie’s easy recipe here, I googled around and found tons of Spaghetti Pie recipes I have made many … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Spring Green Sausage & Vegetable Pizza Pie

Happy Pie day, as in Pi Day, 3/14, the mathematical constant pi ยถ         Let’s celebrate with a deep dish pizza pie!         This one is loaded with green vegetables and sausage         I used asparagus         Brussels sprouts         … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Crazy Pizza Bread Loaf

There is a recipe on my Paint Bucket this month for a Pull Apart Pizza from Climbing Grier Mountain     It is basically an assembled raw pizza     Cut into strips and then into squares, stacked into 4 or 5 sections, and placed in a loaf pan to bake That sounded like fun … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, 3 Greens Flatbread with Prosciutto & Maple Bacon Aioli

Mama Mia, this is one crazy good pizza!     It began as a little of this and a little of that from what was left in the fridge     Start by roasting the bacon and vegetables together on a parchment lined sheet pan     Check after 12-15 minutes and remove asparagus   … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Crazy Spring Radish Pizza

  I had some big fat rosy red radishes in an edible centerpiece     Radishes are one of my favorite things to paint and “play” with   Radishes and Roses And guess what?     They are crazy good on a pizza!     Cut them into slices     Drizzle with olive oil … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Have your Centerpiece & eat it too!

      With nothing particular in mind, I hit the produce dept of my regular grocery store and loaded my cart with favorites and freshest…     Fat rosy radishes, a giant cabbage, a big artichoke, parsley, asparagus, bright orange carrots, along with simple white tulips, orange tipped spray roses, and a pot of … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Light & Fresh Garden Stuffed Shells

I got the inspiration for this dish from Karen at Back Road Journal,     she recently posted a luscious looking Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Shells with Two Sauces       My mouth was watering, but since we are trying to eat lean this month, I decided to lighten it up     Roasted … Continue reading

Home Decor, Time to think Spring & Green!

Now that were more than midway through February, it’s time to start thinking Spring & Green!       Time to polish up your shamrocks!         Shinyย garland is wrapped around this one so it will show up against theย gray front door       Paint some Lucky Gift Sacks and Pinch Me … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Short Cut Asparagus Manicotti

Okay, in case you are officially exhausted from the holiday whirlwind, this recipe is perfect for tired cooks, especially if you have some leftover holiday ham     I love manicotti, but it can be a little labor intensive     This is my short cut version, but don’t let the title fool you, it’s … Continue reading

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