Recipe Box, Red White & Blueberry Cheese Danish

It’s fun to add red white & blue to your summer menu     Trying to come up with something festive but easy over Memorial Day weekend I turned to one of my best kitchen helpers, Pillsbury     After surfing through recipes on Pinterest I borrowed a little of this and a little of … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Easy as pie Danish or Dessert

I wanted to make the famous bread pudding with whiskey sauce from the Grand Hotel this month,     but I had a half jar of pecan pie filling, leftover from Pecan Pie Salted Caramel Cupcakes, that was begging to be used…   And a can of crescent rolls…     Which would make this … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Reuben Roll-ups

Nothing fancy today,  just a tasty little sandwich to enjoy as an appetizer, snack or with soup or salad for an easy meal     Reuben sandwich meets crescent roll dough     With a spicy homemade dipping sauce     No photos of the sauce making, HH whipped it up in a couple of … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Blueberry Cheesecake Danish

  I’m not sure if this is breakfast or dessert     It’s berry creaminess has just the right amount of sweet without being cloying like many bakery danishes     I caught HH topping his with ice cream…    🍨     Divide the dough in half, according to the shape of your dish, you … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, 2 Bite Cherry Pies

This is almost embarrassing   It’s cooking 101   Well, it’s not actually cooking   It’s opening a roll of dough     A can of pie filling     And baking     But it’s good!!     You end up with these delightful little 2 bite cherry pies     After 10 minutes … Continue reading

The Organized Life, Almond Danish and Buried Danish Breakfast Bake

This is a two for one recipe~ I categorized this under the Organized Life because you can not only do it ahead of time for easy breezy entertaining, you can double it and make a batch of danish and the casserole at the same time Serve them together for a brunch buffet or freeze the … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Crescent Roll Dough, Yay or Nay?

I ran across a very interesting article on Epicurious here about using crescent roll dough It seems they ran a recipe video on their website for easy breakfast pastries using crescent roll dough, and the readers went wild! At last count, the video was viewed over 226,000 times, and the reactions were dramatic.  Some were … Continue reading

Party Panache, Ham & Swiss Swirls and Appetizer Tips

I discovered a great trick to use when you’re having a bunch of appetizers     Our Christmas Eve party was all appetizers that needed last minute baking, hmmm…   I only have one oven,  and guests were coming at 11 am… So I made a plan….  [you can see the entire menu here] And … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Almond Peach Dumplings

I made this twice in one week…that’s how good and easy it is During baking, the butter and sugar cause the dough and the fruit to transform into a heavenly dumpling All you need is a roll of crescent roll dough, 2-3 peaches, almond extract, sugar and butter Toss your peaches in boiling water for … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Mushroom Pockets

The inspiration for these Mushroom Pockets came from a recipe I remembered from long ago that used mushrooms and crescent rolls that literally melted in your mouth I brought out a few of my favorite ingredients to spark things up a little, bacon and Vidalia onion Cook the bacon in a skillet because you are … Continue reading

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