Recipe Box, Sensational Sides, in seconds!

Tired of the same old pairings like steak and potatoes? These side dishes are guest worthy divine, but you can create them easily in minutes! Wow your guests or your family with Steaks with Blue Cheese Sauce, and Spinach Parmesan Orzo.  The Bleu Cheese Sauce is a lightened up version of traditional Gorgonzola Sauce because … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Election Night Menu

Election Day is almost here!  Pop the champagne! In an effort to stay politically correct here, I have chosen dishes for election day that are All- American, and symbolic of politics in general, not just one of the parties. Please leave a comment at the end of this post and VOTE for the dish that … Continue reading

the Organized Life, “I don’t want to cook dinner!” 5 minute Warm Apple & Bleu Cheese Salad

OK, my friends think I cook ALL the time, my children KNOW BETTER, and yes, there are plenty of nights that I intend on cooking but just simply don’t feel like it!  Hungry Husband is so sweet, he’ll take anything, or he’ll throw something on the grill, but on his work days he comes home … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Magic Bleu Cheese Biscuits

This was a Plan B situation, I thought I had the ingredients for these biscuits but when I started making them, I realized my 7-up was a Sprite and the 1/2 cup sour cream was 1/8 cup…What to do, hmmm…..Hungry Husband and the Nicest Guy were pretty excited about biscuits for dinner so DD [darling … Continue reading

Creations! Flatbread with pear, bacon & bleu cheese

This is one of those recipes that is more of a formula than a recipe.  Change it up to suit your taste or what you have in the fridge.  This version is a combo of all my favorites, freshly baked bread, roasted garlic, caramelized onions, bacon, bleu cheese & fresh pear. I love the sweet, … Continue reading

Creations, l’arte de salade and Frico

The Art of making a great salad is simple, fresh ingredients.  My favorite formula is to use very crisp lettuce of your choice, 1 fruit or vegetable, 1 cheese, 1 nut.  Add in chopped onion, celery, peppers or anything else you have on hand and want to include. Toss lightly with a vinaigrette so the … Continue reading

Creations! BLT sliders

Okay, Iā€™m a bleu cheese fanatic.Growing up I refused to touch the stuff that my mother insisted was manna from the gods, but now I am addicted.  If a recipe calls for bleu cheese, Iā€™m in!I love traditional BLT sandwiches with freshly cooked crispy bacon, crunchy lettuce, ripe summer tomatoes and a slather of mayo…how … Continue reading