The Organized Life, Chicken Pot Pie Enchiladas

To keep ahead of chaos for holiday weekends, a big casserole, a one dish meal that can be made in advance, is my go to meal. My group often arrives at different times so it can be ready when they are   Enchiladas are not only my family’s favorite, they are quick and easy to … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Mama Mia Sliders

Mama Mia, it’s election day!  Let’s pray the madness will be finally over one way or another!     Ok, this recipe can be complicated or simple it’s up to you!     The complicated part would be if you want to use homemade Bolognese Sauce… Bolognese sauce is a wonderful sauce, thickened with several … Continue reading

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

This is really a short cut lasagna     I used frozen cubed butternut squash, fresh spinach, no boil lasagna sheets, and grated Parmesan cheese     A 5 minute Parmesan Cream Sauce binds everything happily together Or use a prepared Alfredo sauce to make assembly even easier   Roast the squash on a lined … 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, Pork & Pineapple Hand Pies

The weekend before Christmas, HHjr came in with a huge pork butt… “Mom!  Check this out!  The store was running a special, spend $30 and you can buy a pork butt for $5, so I got the biggest one they had!” The men in my family get very excited about pork… and this thing was … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Eggplant, Prosciutto & Gruyère Lasagna

Just about everybody loves lasagna, so next time you’re in the mood, change it up a little by trying this version with a few unexpected ingredients, prosciutto, eggplant, carrot and Gruyère cheese~     It bakes up perfectly gooey cheesy good     With all the layers like traditional lasagna     Here’s the line-up … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Savory Pumpkin Enchiladas

We love, love, love, enchiladas, and I have made them many different ways, but never with pumpkin  🎃   I was skeptical at first, I’m a huge pumpkin lover, but not much of a huge pumpkin eater   But my curiosity won out, and I decided to give it a try over Halloween weekend   … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Monte Cristo Biscuits

Hee hee hee hee, Happy Halloween Eve! Are you ready for some treats? Step into my kitchen web and let’s get cackling   cooking! These Monte Cristo Biscuits are full of sweet and savory flavors Ham, turkey, cheese, a little sweet strawberry jam and savory mustard Once you assemble the biscuits, you can dip them in … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Blueberry Bacon Biscuit Bake

Here is an “easier than pie” breakfast casserole that has it all~ Blueberries, eggs, bacon, biscuits and cheese…something for everyone! Once the bacon is cooked you can easily prep this in 5 minutes Cut the biscuits into 1/8s Whisk the eggs with milk and season Toss in the biscuit pieces Everybody in the pool! Stir … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Cornbread and Wild Rice Chicken & Mushroom Stuffing

Start with some cooked chicken, grilled, roasted or rotisserie… Cube cornbread   I used deli cornbread but you can make your own     Saute onions and celery   Saute mushrooms   Make some wild rice, I used Mahatma Long Grain and Wild Rice mix   Add cooked vegetables and chicken to rice   Gently … Continue reading

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