Recipe Box, Versatile Harvest Pumpkin Tart, Breakfast, Brunch or Appetizer

This harvest tart is a savory delight, pumpkin paired with bacon and caramelized onions       It is so versatile, you can use it with maple syrup for breakfast, topped with an egg for brunch, or cut into squares for an appetizer sure to please     Plus, it’s incredibly easy!!     Caramelize … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Salted Caramel Apple Hand Pies

You might want to call this Apple Pie in a Hurry or Cheatin’ Apple Pie…     4 ingredients and a pastry cutter     Easy peasy, lazy daisy     I used Fleur de Sel Caramel Sauce from Trader Joe’s but you can also whip up your own with sweetened condensed milk, butter and … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Fruit Pastries with Almond Cream

My friend Jodi tempted me with her Peach Puff Tartlettes last week I had the peaches and puff pastry, but sadly no almonds…hmmm…     I did have almond paste, do you ever use it?  It has magical powers  🎩     Mixed with sugar and softened butter it makes a Umami type paste that … Continue reading

Flavor of the Month, Peachy Bread Pudding & a Peachy Recipe Round-up

Okay, I’ve got good news and bad news…and good news! The good news is I did make the eagerly anticipated Peach Bread Pudding from the June Bucket list The bad news is that I don’t have tons of drool worthy photos so we’re going to have to use our imaginations…     The other good … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Red White & Blueberry Cheese Danish

It’s fun to add red white & blue to your summer menu     Trying to come up with something festive but easy over Memorial Day weekend I turned to one of my best kitchen helpers, Pillsbury     After surfing through recipes on Pinterest I borrowed a little of this and a little of … Continue reading

Holidays, Easter Buffet Station & Coconut Pancakes

    I love to make things festive for holidays, and have been busy getting out carrots and bunnies     Pulling out seasonal decor can be a lot like getting a present, you open a box and there is that special something you totally forgot you had  😂       Like these carrots … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Pimiento Cheese & Bacon Puff Pastry Eggs

  I’m sure you’ve heard the old adage, “Southerners will fry anything”     Yep, even pimiento cheese!  Whaaaaat!!  These Pimiento Cheese Fritters are one of my favorites at a local marina   TDF…{to die for} The balls of pimiento cheese are rolled in panko, fried, and drizzled with a heavenly sweet and spicy mustard … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Easy as pie Danish or Dessert

I wanted to make the famous bread pudding with whiskey sauce from the Grand Hotel this month,     but I had a half jar of pecan pie filling, leftover from Pecan Pie Salted Caramel Cupcakes, that was begging to be used…   And a can of crescent rolls…     Which would make this … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Brioche Bites with Raspberry Mustard

Happy Valentine’s Day!     You’ve heard the old sayings, “You eat with your eyes first,” and “Presentation is everything…”     Well, that’s what this dish is all about, eye candy     It’s just a simple ham and cheese sandwich       Except it’s made with French brioche rolls       … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Sausage Stuffed Pancakes

Ok, so I was going to wow you today with my BRILLIANT version of Lemon Poppy Seed Pancake Mini Muffins, puffins if you will…     You wouldn’t believe how awful these things were Even lemon pie filling – desperate times –  couldn’t save them…     After several nibbles of the dry disappointing puffins, I … Continue reading

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