Take-out Tuesday, Mushroom Puff Pastry Timbale

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This is easy enough for a weeknight supper, yet elegant enough for company…     Start by sauteing onions     Then add mushrooms     Add peas and carrots and seasonings when mushrooms are done     Then stir in mushroom soup and sherry     Bake shells until almost done     Fill … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Ham & Mushroom Alfredo Pot Pie and Pizza

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It’s time to start thinking pot pies Full of meat and vegetables With a buttery flaky crust This version is a little unconventional, ham instead of chicken Mushrooms and asparagus instead of peas and carrots A creamy mushroom alfredo sauce Gruyere cheese to help bind the ingredients together Assemble this pie like you would a … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Breakfast for Dinner Pie

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Sometimes my recipe bucket list takes me in crazy directions…this dish was inspired by an appetizer that sounded so tempting on the August Paint Bucket called Gruyere, Mushroom and Caramelized Onion Bites Mmmmmm….but I needed something for dinner…why not make it into a pie? And add some asparagus and bacon! When I make quiche or … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Mushroom Toast with Rosemary and Sea Salt

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I am addicted to the Rosemary and Sea Salt bread from the Fresh Market Don’t worry, if you can’t buy it, I will show you a quick way to make your own   Toast bread slices and saute the mushrooms in a little butter and olive oil Add rosemary and freshly ground black pepper Deglaze … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Asiago Cheese Grits Cake topped with Sauteed Mushrooms and Roasted Sprouts

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The kitchen is one of my favorite creative playgrounds, and I often get inspiration from reading restaurant menus.  Las Vegas is now known as much for the restaurants and incredible hotels as it is for gambling HH and I visited Las Vegas several years ago and dined with Emeril and Mario Batali…well, sort of, we … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Chicken with Sherry Mushroom Sauce

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This IS the easiest dinner you will ever make… If you are a super foodie, or an “anti mushroom soup snob,” do not read any further…sorry…but this is just too easy and too good not to share~ The prep might take you 5 minutes Okay 6 Saute sliced mushrooms in butter and olive oil and … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Sesame Crusted Spinach & Prosciutto Pizza

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I have a confession to make… sometimes I get off track…sometimes I get so off track that I’m in another neighborhood altogether… such is the birth of this awesome, you’ve got to try this pizza! My inspiration was from a dish on the January Paint Bucket, my monthly bucket list of recipes to try, called  … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Bleu Bacon & Pecan Dip or Stuffed Mushrooms

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Last weekend we had an impromptu group for football watching and I had to come up with a dip at the last minute My fridge usually is stocked with bacon, cream cheese, bleu cheese and sour cream.  I get quite jittery if these ingredients aren’t in there…   If you have these things, you can … Continue reading

Secret Recipe Club, Baked Gnocchi with Mushrooms and Vodka Sauce

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Today’s the day for my group’s Secret Recipe Club Reveal~it’s kinda like a monthly party where everyone gets a secret Santa present! My “secret blog” assignment for September was BRKLYN Locovore, “One Brooklynite’s adventure of eating, cooking and living local.” I was thrilled to “meet” Melissa, who is an advocate of the local food movement, … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Mushroom Pockets

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The inspiration for these Mushroom Pockets came from a recipe I remembered from long ago that used mushrooms and crescent rolls that literally melted in your mouth I brought out a few of my favorite ingredients to spark things up a little, bacon and Vidalia onion Cook the bacon in a skillet because you are … Continue reading

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