Take-out Tuesday, Brussels Sprouts & Bacon Gratin

Thank you for all the prayers and well wishes about hurricane Nate.  I am happy to report that we were very lucky and had no damage, no power loss, and things are back to normal  😅  It was very windy, lots of tornado warnings, and scary stuff, but thankfully it was over quickly~ Stressful times … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Summer Vegetable Pasta Salad

  This salad makes a satisfying summer meal, and you can load it up with summer veggies     Start by roasting corn in the oven and after 20 minutes add bacon and broccoli   While everything is roasting, cook the pasta al dente and toss with basil pesto I like to use spirals because … 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

Recipe Box, Football Food!

Congrats to Clemson on winning the National Championship! It was a great game, and although we were sad Alabama lost, we still had a great time noshing on delicious food…     I was going to post these recipes later this month in time for the Super Bowl, but I have had so many requests … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Winter Warmth Chowder with Potato Croutons

I know people think I spend tons of time in the kitchen, but I really don’t…my son cooks a lot for us, and so does my husband…and when we cook, we tend to go big so we have leftovers to eat or freeze… Or, as in this case, so we can share with my busy … Continue reading

Party Panache, Orange Glazed Bacon Wrapped Stuffing Balls

I know this week is all about giving thanks, being with family and friends, and feasting, but it’s also a big week of football  🏈 Besides turkey and trimmings we will need football food! I know tomorrow’s Thanksgiving, and I’m not trying to rush Christmas, but we are all about red and white  🐘 Our … Continue reading

Party Panache, 3 Easy Party Appetizers

October has been a busy month and I’ve had to take some short cuts and come up with  appetizers that are party worthy, yet easy to put together Photos are very limited, but I wanted to share these easy and “people popular” tasty bites with the busy holiday season upon us     Saturday is … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Creamy Corn Carbonara

  This is a perfect summer dish     It’s light, it’s satisfying, it’s delicious and it’s creaminess comes from fresh summer corn  🌽     Get the pasta cooking* while you are making the sauce *Add the pasta to a pot of boiling salted water, stir it down, cover it, and turn the burner … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Real Men Will Eat this Quiche!

Are you doing anything special for Father’s Day?     We had an early celebration last weekend with the 3 generations going on their first red snapper fishing trip       Very successful!   How my dad would have loved seeing this, his son-in-law, grandson and great grandsons…sniffle sniffle… this brought back one of … Continue reading

The Organized Life, Almond Danish and Buried Danish Breakfast Bake

This is a two for one recipe~ I categorized this under the Organized Life because you can not only do it ahead of time for easy breezy entertaining, you can double it and make a batch of danish and the casserole at the same time Serve them together for a brunch buffet or freeze the … Continue reading

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