Recipe Box, Club Sandwich Lasagna

Okay, sooooo…     Do you ever get an idea for a dish that you are quite sure is going to be beyond amazing?       You think, “this is such a brilliant idea!” 💡       And you strut     And feel all proud of yourself       Maybe show … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Bleu Cheesy Mac with Pear Walnut Croutons

  Tired of the same ole boring mac & cheese?       This version is mac & cheese’s elegant cousin     Rotini pasta holds the creamy bleu cheesy sauce in all it’s little crevices, and proudly sports a crown of pear & walnut croutons     This doesn’t take long to prepare, it … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Zucchini & Corn Enchiladas or Creamy Zucchini & Corn Crepes

My family loves enchiladas, and I’m always looking for variations This vegetarian version can be served as a main dish or a side with grilled meat     If you’re not a fan of Tex-Mex, wait!  Substitute a white sauce or a creamed soup* for the enchilada sauce for a delightful twist on this comfort … Continue reading

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

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