Take-out Tuesday, Slow Cook Short Rib Ragu

  Similar to Bolgnese Sauce, this pot of ragu will be like finding a pot of gold after a long chilly day         It’s made with short ribs and laced with Parmesan         Full of meat and vegetables, this tomato based sauce was made to marry with pasta and … 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 … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Chili Cheese Grits Super Supper Bowl

  Today’s Take-out Tuesday is more of an idea than a recipe         This is a bowl of comfort food heaven!         Meaty chili, cheesy grits, and creamy corn         A spoonful of this, a spoonful of that, or a little of each…       … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Loaded Pumpkin Mac & Cheese

Thank you for all the well wishes and prayers as Hurricane Michael approaches the Gulf Coast… we had a normal, fun, summer like weekend just a few days ago, when Hurricane Michael was barely a blip on the radar near Belize…         But with favorable conditions, things can quickly escalate, and we … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Creamy Asparagus & Spaghetti Pie

    When I saw a recipe for Spaghetti Pie over at Julie’s Creative Lifestyle, I was so intrigued…         I had never heard of Spaghetti Pie!         After I read Julie’s easy recipe here, I googled around and found tons of Spaghetti Pie recipes I have made many … 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, Sausage Tortelloni “Stoup” with Kale and Cannellini

I made this last Tuesday, THE day after Alabama won the National Championship game!!   YAY! Go BAMA!!    There was a lot of celebrating…  🍷   🎉  👏   🍺     So let’s just say, I wanted to make something simple, effortless and comforting for dinner, we were worn flat* out!  😴 *worn flat out:  Southern … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Deli Sandwich Ravioli Bake

Have you finished your shopping and wrapped every package?     Are your halls all decked…whatever that is?     Have you baked cookies for Santa and gotten jolly?     And decorated your door with boughs of holly?     Well, me neither, but don’t fret…Here’s a dish you can make without breaking a … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Cold Weather Comfort Bowls

Here are a couple recipes to keep you cozy as the days grow colder~ I am sharing 2 recipes today because they are both so simple, so quick and easy~ One is not really a recipe, and the other one isn’t my recipe, I just borrowed it…  As much as I love sweets, I don’t … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Chicken & Green Bean Casserole Pot Pie

I deviated from the lite eating plan,  just a little,  with this ultimate in comfort food,  chicken pot pie There was snow in the forecast again and we needed some “stick to the ribs” goodness Now, this isn’t low fat by any means, BUT!   It is portion controlled, and I did use some fattening ingredients, … Continue reading

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