Gifts from the Kitchen, Sunshine & Lazy Lemon Pie

Last week we had 3 days of torrential rain on the coast so Iย  created some sunshine inside with daisies, lemons     and jars of lemon pieย  ๐Ÿ‹     I saw jars of lemon pie over at Miz Helen’s Country Cottage and thought they looked like wonderful treats     Some good friends … 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

Take-out Tuesday, Basil Pesto Naan with Caramelized Shallot & Pine Nuts

On this Flag Day 2016, it is more important than ever to stay strong America, and be proud   Prayers to Orlando and all those affected in the latest tragedy to befall our nation…     ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ………….. Okay, if you ever make one of my recipes, make sure it’s this one   … 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.ย  Some were … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Slow Cook Sticky Chicken

I don’t know about you, but I’m all cooked out… ๐Ÿ˜ต   But, you can make this even on those days when you don’t want to cook, 5 minute prep, cook 4-6 hours, enjoy!     The sauce is made from pantry staples, ketchup, honey, soy sauce and garlic powder         Mix … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Slow Cooker Bacon Apple BBQ Chicken

When I saw this recipe over at Closet Cooking, I knew the guys in my family would love it     They are all about anything covered in BBQ sauce     You can prep this very quickly, 5 minutes if you’re a good chopperย ย  ๐Ÿ˜‰     Wrap chicken tenders in 1/2 to 1 … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Sweet and Sour Chicken

Why get take-out when this mouthwatering chicken is just as easy to make, and you know exactly what’s in it~ Chicken, cornstarch, egg You dip chicken cubes into cornstarch and then in beaten egg and into a skillet to brown when they have browned on one side turn over to brown the other side.ย  Donโ€™t … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Chocolate Chip Walnut Shortbread

This is almost a 5 minute prep recipe The speedy secret is the shortbread crust….shhhh….don’t tell Yep, it’s good ole crescent rolls Bake the crust for 8 minutes Then top with a mix of corn syrup, butter, sugar, walnuts, vanilla and an egg.ย  Top with chocolate chips Back in the oven for about 20 minutes … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Salami Carbonara

Carbonara…it just might be the ultimate comfort food….๐Ÿ˜‹ If you’ve never made Carbonara, it’s a great thing to have in your repertoire It’s the dish that chefs make most often for themselves after a long day in the kitchen It’s heavenly satisfying, a cinch to throw together, and a hit with all appetites If you … Continue reading

Secret Recipe Club, Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

This month my Secret Recipe Club assignment is Little Bit of Everything.ย  Julie lives in the midwest and loves to cook, travel and garden.ย  She also collects cookbooks and spoons- Fun collections! Roasted Kale and Arugula Salad really appealed to me, and how about Honey Cinnamon Creme Brulee, yum! Ultimately I decided on Pumpkin Oatmeal,ย  … Continue reading

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