Recipe Box, Grown-up Grilled Cheese

  Grilled cheese sandwiches are one of the classic comfort foods         As a child I ordered one everywhere we went to eat, My Dad even got fancy restaurants to make one for “picky eater me”         There is nothing better than a Grilled Cheese Dipper with a warm … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Bacon & Blue Stuffed Vidalias

  Happy Father’s Day! Today’s recipe is sure to be a hit with the guys you know and love         Sweet Vidalia onions stuffed with bleu cheese and bacon and baked or grilled Note: you can use any sweet onion and a different cheese substitute Smoked Gouda, Pepper Jack or flavored goat … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Crazy Good Broccoli Salad

  This salad is a MUST MAKE! It has a little bit of everything…         2 vegetables, broccoli and onion 2 fruits, grapes and pineapple plus 4 sources of protein, cheese, bacon, nuts and Greek yogurt! Winner winner Tuesday dinner!             Crispy bacon and fresh pineapple   … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Ranch Chicken Wrap with Asparagus & Bacon

  In the world of flowers daffodils signal the arrival of Spring in the US         In the world of vegetables, low prices and abundant fresh asparagus are other sure signs of Spring         I am always on the look out for recipes that can be made ahead of … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Roasted Rainbow Dinner Bowl

    I am enjoying some beach time this week, my family is arriving today for Spring Break fun, but I got away early for a few days by myself       Our resident blue heron, Freddy, flew up to the porch to greet me…         He wanted to let me … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Take-out Pizza and Amped up Mac & Cheese

  As much as we love to cook around here, we have our favorite short cuts too..   For this week’s Take-out Tuesday, I am recommending several really good take-out foods, that you can pick up and cook at home As I write this, on Sunday, the forecast on Tuesday is snow…       … 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 … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Sassy Sausage Squares & Bacon & Sausage Brunch Bake

These 2 easy peasy recipes will have you covered for just about any occasion!     These squares of sausage, cheese and baked dough are perfect for game day snacking, breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner! This is one of our new favorite recipes, it’s inspired by a Pillsbury classic floating all over Pinterest, but I … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Fall Salad with Bacon, Brussels & Bleu Cheese Topping

  It’s finally feeling more like fall around here and the leaves are beginning to change         Temps have dropped a little, but we are still in the 80s, too warm for soup, but perfect for this easy salad of chopped romaine topped with a combination of warm bacon, Brussels sprouts and … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Zucchini, Corn, & Bacon 3 Ways

I can’t seem to get enough fresh corn this summer, so these past few weeks I am enjoying it like crazy before it disappears until next year         This simple little sauté of fresh corn, zucchini and bacon makes not only a tasty side dish,         but you can … Continue reading

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