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 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

Take-out Tuesday, Pizza!

Pizza!   Anything goes….                    Summer Squash & Prosciutto Pizza     Deep Dish, like this   Garden Tomato Pizzeria Pie     Thin crust,  like this            Queso Pizza with Bacon & Corn     Stuffed Crust,     Breadstick Spiral Pizza     Salad Topped,              BLT Flatbread     Puff Pastry Crust,                    Holiday Veggie Tart … Continue reading

Party Panache, Raspberry Brownie Cheesecake Kebabs

I know, I know, everyone is on a diet, eating healthy and shedding holiday pounds…       We put off our diet resolutions for a few days because we had a few more parties after Christmas, watching the Cotton Bowl and my son in law, NG’s birthday   Even when you are all cooked … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Sweet Potato Chip Nachos with Brussels, Bacon and Bleu Cheese

THIS   IS       THE BEST THING       I’VE EVER MADE!!     SERIOUSLY…     Pretty please try this!     Sorry, I got a little carried away…but it is sooooo good, HHjr and I are still talking about it a week later…and planning to make it again asap…and it’s … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Autumn Vegetable Salad with Warm Corn & Bacon Vinaigrette

We have been dealing with the remnants of Hurricane Patricia on the Gulf Coast.  The wind is howling, huge waves are breaking… Our house built on stilts shakes and sways every so often… scary stuff!  👻   These photos were taken from inside because you couldn’t open the door against the force of the wind … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Eggplant Parmigiana Soup & Pasta Alfredo with Brussels Sprouts and Bacon

I saw this Eggplant Parmigiana Soup on the Food Network recently and couldn’t wait to give it a try.  It is tomato soup topped with eggplant “croutons” and they are baked instead of fried I didn’t know if this was going to be substantial enough for HH by itself so I amped up the meal … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, New Year’s Eve, Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Garlic and Bacon Dip

We aren’t big New Year’s Eve people, but I do like a little sparkle~ So in the undecorating process I re-purposed a few Christmas decorations~ I used the wreath as a centerpiece and a mercury glass hurricane that my SIL [thank you AP, I love it!] gave me for Christmas to hold the large gold … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Bourbon Glazed Brussels Sprout & Bacon Kebabs

“I thought you could use this on your table or something Mom,” said HHjr as he came in with a huge stalk of Brussels sprouts.   He so gets me!  I can’t think of anything I’d rather have to decorate with than fresh produce! It was the day before Thanksgiving, and my table was set … Continue reading

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