Recipe Box, Loaded Pumpkin Mac & Cheese

Thank you for all the well wishes and prayers as Hurricane Michael approaches the Gulf Coast… we had a normal, fun, summer like weekend just a few days ago, when Hurricane Michael was barely a blip on the radar near Belize…         But with favorable conditions, things can quickly escalate, and we … Continue reading

Party Panache, Tipsy Biscuit Bombs & Spicy Asian Chicken Quesadillas

  Last weekend HHjr created some amazing game day apps that I’ve got to share with you       I was really surprised when he, Mr. Grillmaster himself, came back from the grocery store with this       “What are you going to do with that?” I asked… “You’ll have to wait and … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Iron Skillet Smokey Mac & Cheese on the grill!

  HHjr made this incredible pasta dish recently and OMG it is so good!     You just want to sit undisturbed and savor it bite by bite~     He cooked it on a Big Green Egg, but any grill or smoker will work, just keep an eye on the temp and the cooking … 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, Slow Cooker Chili Mac & Cheese

Here’s another short cut recipe for low energy days that will perk up your strength in no time     Make a big pot of your favorite chili  {or try HHjrs easy recipe below}     We like to make chili in a slow cooker, the aroma can be enjoyed all day or greet you … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Tomatoes & Chicken Pesto Mac & Cheese

I know we are all shedding a tear as the end of summer tomatoes looms on the horizon 😢   But! Here are some ways to enjoy summer tomatoes all year- You can paint Tomatoes easily with the Waterlogue App     Pastel pencil on paper     Stacked Tomato Salad     Watercolor  tomatoes … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, BBQ Sundae, with Sunday Potatoes

Celebrate March 1 with a Sundae!    🍨  A BBQ Sundae that is!     There are many legends about the origin of the ice cream sundae, one being that it was created by the popular fountain treat, the ice cream soda,  which is made with soda topped with ice cream In one establishment it was … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, French Onion Soup Penne

Have I mentioned my husband has now taken up cooking?  As in reading cookbooks, planning dinners, shopping for ingredients, prepping in advance, serious cooking?     Like Grilled Lamb Chops with Mustard Molasses Glaze from Bobby Flay… fancy schmancy cooking!     I am all about help in the kitchen, and he will let me … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Magic Mac & Cheese, 1-2-3

If you’re craving macaroni and cheese, don’t grab that blue box with powdered cheese~ This recipe is just 3 ingredients, milk, pasta and cheese Yep, really!   It is sorta magic… Boil your pasta Shred a flavorful cheese like smoked Gouda or extra sharp cheddar, or use a combo Put well drained pasta into a … Continue reading

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