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

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

Recipe Box, Maple Roasted Butternut Squash & Brussels Sprouts

Have you noticed the influx of prepared vegetables at the grocery store lately?       I swear every time I go there are more choices and types of prepared veggies, 5-6 types of spiralized vegetables, sliced, diced and seasoned vegetables, all ready for cooking When I saw chopped butternut squash last week, I grabbed … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Brussels Parmesan & Tempura Fried Okra

I am an avid fan of Brussels sprouts, but if you’re not you might change your mind when you pop a tasty Parmesan crusted fried sprout in your mouth!         I am NOT a fan of okra, which is practically a Southern staple, but these light and crispy okra pods are hard … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Crazy Good 3 Cheese Zucchini Pie

We spent the weekend with some avid fishermen, here to fish on the last weekend of Snapper season on the Gulf Coast The seas were rough and they didn’t have much luck… So instead of grilled snapper, we pulled some burgers out of the freezer and I made this crazy good Zucchini Pie     … 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

Take-out Tuesday, Brussels Sprouts & Bacon Gratin

Thank you for all the prayers and well wishes about hurricane Nate.ย  I am happy to report that we were very lucky and had no damage, no power loss, and things are back to normalย  ๐Ÿ˜…ย  It was very windy, lots of tornado warnings, and scary stuff, but thankfully it was over quickly~ Stressful times … 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, Elevating Lowly Leftovers to Elegance!

November is rapidly changing from the quiet month I had pictured, watching the days grow shorter and gathering thoughts for the holidays… into all kinds of wild and wacky things! It is definitely not a “no wake zone” around here… You know how one thing leads to another… We had some construction done to eliminate … 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 cornย  ๐ŸŒฝ     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

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