Take-out Tuesday, Zucchini Frico

This is a fun little appetizer that goes together in mere minutes Quite a tasty, lo-carb bite, perfect for a little happy hour nibble Snapper season was in full swing last weekend and I spent a lot of time on the porch watching the fishing boats dot the Gulf of Mexico while my fishermen pursued … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, All Seasons Salad

Are you in a salad rut? Same old salad every time? I have a formula that I use as a basis for just about every salad I make, even this Berry Salad with Monte Cristo Croutons All Seasons Salad = greens + seasonal fruit and/or vegetable + protein [nuts and/or meat] + cheese [optional] + … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Rock Star Roasted Vegetables

These vegetables are so good and so easy, I’m sharing 2 recipes today, Parmesan Roasted Green Beans and Roasted Fennel with Brussel Sprouts, Shallot and Bacon salt These recipes are so embarrassingly simple, I don’t even have many photos for you~ Both versions are just a matter of prepping the vegetables and putting them on … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Walk on the Wild Side

These chargers inspired a Safari table for friends that were coming over for dinner.  It was the perfect excuse to get out my favorite china. I started gathering things from around the house to set a table for the evening. I couldn’t believe all the things I found!  I also couldn’t believe I had never … Continue reading

Creations, l’arte de salade

The Art of making a great salad is simple, fresh ingredients.  My favorite formula is to use very crisp lettuce of your choice, 1 fruit or vegetable, 1 cheese, 1 nut.  Add in chopped onion, celery, peppers or anything else you have on hand and want to include. Toss lightly with a vinaigrette so the … Continue reading