Take-out Tuesday, Maple Bacon, Apple & Caramelized Onion Tart

This puff pastry tart is a little sweet from the apples, tangy from the sharp white cheddar cheese and caramelized onions and savory from the crispy bacon It can be an appetizer, side dish or main course Perfect for this time of year! I made easy work of the caramelized onions by doing them in … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Overnight Slow Cooker Caramelized Onions

On Saturday, knowing Sunday was going to be a busy day at the baseball park, I decided it would be a good idea to put dinner together in advance, using the slow cooker…hmmm…what should I make? I often put slow cooker meals together the day before, refrigerate the slow cooker insert so all I have … 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

Recipe Box, Flatbread with Proscuitto & Apple

Do you have a go to favorite that you seem to want to make all the time?  Mine is flatbread or version thereof, I just love a crust of some kind with a delicious topping…an open face sandwich, a pizza…I seem to opt for that every time.  I decided to make a flatbread to go … 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

Organized Life, Caramelized Onions

Uhmmmm….nothing makes your kitchen smell better than sauteed onions.  Well, maybe bacon, but you get the idea…Caramelized onions are so easy and so tasty, and so so so much better than just a quickly sauteed onion.  Slow cooking the onion in a combination of butter and olive oil gives it a rich, deep flavor. I … Continue reading