Take-out Tuesday, Butternut Squash Noodles with Mushrooms & Prosciutto

This dish is simple to put together, can be made ahead of time, and it is sure to delight your taste buds Butternut squash noodles, sauteed mushrooms and prosciutto, combined with just enough Alfredo sauce to hold together and finished with Parmesan and fresh rosemary *sigh* Spiralized vegetables are now widely available in grocery stores, … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Roasted Cauliflower Steaks with Killer Mushroom Cream Sauce

Okay, so… YOU’VE GOT TO TRY THIS!! It is AMAZING!!! And believe it or not, it is REALLY REALLY EASY! Trim the stem and leaves off of a head of cauliflower and cut into thick slices, or “steaks” Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt & pepper Roast for 30-40 minutes, turning once Remove … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Asparagus, Leek & Mushroom Risotto

The other night HHjr made a wonderful vegetable risotto It was full of asparagus, mushrooms and leeks It tasted like heaven on a chilly evening Risotto isn’t hard to make, especially if you make it when you are going to be in the kitchen anyway so you can give it occasional stirring Give the vegetables … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Honey Mustard Chicken with Mushrooms

  Please join me in saying constant Prayers for my home state California and everyone suffering with loss and disruption…   Now that it’s almost November, days are going to get busier and busier!         If you have 5 Minutes ┬áchicken, mushrooms, mustard, mayo, lemon, honey You are about to have a … 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, Mushroom Magic Pasta

  Okay, so what’s so magic about this pasta?       First of all, you make it with a no boil, “ready” pasta         It comes fully cooked in the package and all it requires is a quick 60 seconds in the microwave         It is coated with … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Hawaiian Pizzarooms

  Feed your pizza cravings with these lo-carb tasty stuffed “s’rooms”     Easy enough to make for a weekend nosh but elegant enough for a party     Instead of traditional pizza ingredients, this is an Hawaiian style pizza version with ham & pineapple     Look for large cap mushrooms, clean by wiping … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Mushroom Puff Pastry Timbale

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

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

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