Party Panache, Jubilee Crunch

With Summer on the way,  we will be spending a lot of time on the coast with family and friends.  My family has grown up with homemade snack mix on hand, especially for beach weekends and casual parties~       I decided to switch things up a bit and try a new version which … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Harvest Snack Attack

Recently my son-in-law NG, [the Nicest Guy] was looking a little pathetic, feeling used and abused during our recent “Big Garage Sale”…he did work really hard, was the Main Muscle and had to move, haul, and carry a LOT of stuff.  To cheer him up I promised him a sweet treat and he smiled and … Continue reading

Take out Tuesday, Asian Chops & Pineapple Cashew Rice

Take out Tuesday has an Asian theme this week, the pork chops have a far eastern BBQ sauce and the rice is cooked in coconut milk. The ingredients…. slice the onion and make the sauce Brown the chops.  I used an extra large shallow grill pan and rotated in on the eye a little so … Continue reading

Gifts from the kitchen, chocolate cashew bars

The other day I wanted to make some goodies for NG [Nicest Guy, my son-in-law] and our weekend guests.  This is my sinfully delicious version of the popular 7 layer bar.  These cookie bars would make a great gift, easy to package or wrap and keep well at room temperature. It literally takes only minutes … Continue reading

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