Take-out Tuesday, Butternut Squash, Spinach & Pepperoni Lasagna

Please join me in praying for all my friends and neighbors on the Gulf Coast who are being impacted by Hurricane Sally… And everyone on the West Coast being impacted by the horrible fires… I was too stressed out and worried to cook yesterday so I am re-sharing this recipe which I hope you enjoy … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Turn Leftovers into a Magical Pasta Meal

. My son is always cooking wonderful meals for me but Sunday I had a chance to cook something special for him! . . He spent the weekend on the coast securing our beach house for Hurricanes Marco and Laura I wanted to have a good dinner ready for him when he returned, so he … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Meaty Marinara Bubble Up

. Whether your kids are starting back to school in person or virtually, it is important that we get back on regular schedules One of my grandsons is only attending school 2 days a week, but the other days he has to check in by 8:00 to begin his school day from home . . … Continue reading

Party Panache, Sunshine Pineapple Bacon Dip or Spread

We had a festive 4th of July weekend with fireworks and a boat parade And we snacked on this super easy delicious dip Pineapple, cream cheese & chives, sour cream, bacon and 3 cheeses It’s a flavor explosion in your mouth! It’s also so simple to assemble on a busy summer day Combine the drained … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, BBQ Chicken Tacos with Broccoli Pineapple Slaw

I have been using Shipt grocery delivery at the beach house even before Covid 19 because it is so convenient I wanted to make something easy for the boys supper time arrival last Thursday, they love tacos, they love BBQ, they love pineapple…  BBQ chicken in the slow cooker would be perfect for a taco … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Lazy Day Grape Salad

I have shared this recipe before, but its so perfect for summer meals and gatherings, it’s worth sharing again… Grapes are wonderful on their own of course by the handful or perhaps a glass of wine They are a delicious addition to salad Modern Waldorf Salad Even baked on a flatbread! Figgy Bleu Focaccia with … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Maple Bourbon Corn Gratin

    Is there anything better than fresh corn in the summer time? It’s perfect simply roasted or grilled, but here’s another way to serve it~ This is a great casserole that can be prepared ahead of time and it makes a unique summer side dish that will always be welcome The thing that makes … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Creative Pizza and Pasta

  There is a constant movie playing when I sit on the porch at the beach I watch the birds, dolphins and boats         A favorite pastime for boaters is to pull up on the sandy shore of an island, and picnic, swim, visit and play Taken with my iPhone from our … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Asian Sesame Cucumber Salad

  We have been pretty fortunate getting groceries, but have learned to be flexible On a recent trip HHjr came home with 6 smallish cucumbers They were wrapped in a sealed package so hadn’t been handled         An Asian style simple dressing is made with ingredients I always keep in my pantry, … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Romaine Wraps

  The hit of the holidays were these Romaine Wraps Filled with a combo of cranberries, blue cheese, pecans and bacon, they disappeared rapidly!           We had these for our Citrus Bowl party on New Years Day           And I made a tortilla wrap with the extra … Continue reading