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, EZ Ranch Hashbrown Casserole

  We do a lot of cooking at the beach house but we don’t spend much time in the kitchen         I am always on the looking for fast prep recipes so I can get back to the fun       This potato casserole can be assembled in 5 minutes and … Continue reading

Party Panache, Lemon Berry Cheesecake Parfaits and Giveaway Winners!

  We have been blessed with the most beautiful week of sunshine and low humidity in the South and I have been really enjoying a lot of patio time         Superboy’s 11th birthday was Tuesday {how did he get so old???}         He and his brother Big E have … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Ranch Chicken Wrap with Asparagus & Bacon

  In the world of flowers daffodils signal the arrival of Spring in the US         In the world of vegetables, low prices and abundant fresh asparagus are other sure signs of Spring         I am always on the look out for recipes that can be made ahead of … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Asparagus Tortellini Alfredo

  Last week HHjr said, “Let’s have a pasta bake for dinner Tuesday, I’m in the mood for some creamy tortellini…”         We take turns cooking, and while he was busy getting his boys to baseball practice and rock climbing after school, I threw this together for supper       Only … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Sassy Southern Quiche

  A favorite dip in the South is Hissy Fit Dip Legend has it that Hissy Fit Dip was supposedly named after a spoiled Southern belle who was so busy socializing that by the time she got to the appetizer table the dip was all gone, and in true spoiled Southern belle form, she threw … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Spinach & Pimiento Cheese Gratin

  This recipe combines a steak house favorite Creamed Spinach with a Southern Staple, Pimiento Cheese         Most of the guys I know hate Pimiento Cheese I think they feel like it’s a girly girl dish served at teas and showers which is truly silly So to humor HHjr who has a … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Lemon Orzo with Asparagus & Prosciutto

  Orzo is pasta’s often forgotten relative, It’s a little like rice and a little like pasta…           Like a risotto grain, it will take on the flavors it’s given and puff up           I love the size, Much more delicate than a fat pasta noodle, and … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Mushroom Stroganoff Repeat

  I came down with a nasty cold last week and haven’t been able to do much but blow my nose and sit under a blanket…definitely not enough energy to hit the kitchen…but wanting some comfort food         I was looking over the January Paint Bucket, thinking maybe HHjr would make something … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Cheesy Corn & Sausage Biscuit Bake

I wish I could make a monster dish of this comforting casserole for all those suffering the effects of Hurricane Florence! The whole country is praying for you… Several weeks ago I posted a chicken casserole type dish, Creamy Bacon Topped Chicken & Biscuits Bake, that we enjoyed so much I couldn’t wait to try … Continue reading

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