Recipe Box, Pepperoni Lovers Crostini

Pepperoni…   Are you a fan?  I love cured Italian meats and recently discovered a way to make them a tad healthier, Salami Chips, and decided to try this method with pepperoni to make a topping for crostini     After 20-30 seconds in the microwave, most of the fat is rendered out and it … Continue reading

Secret Recipe Club, Vegetable Soufflé Stuffed Potatoes

My Secret Recipe Club assignment this month was Our Eating Habits   Jamie says, “I love to cook. I love to bake. I love to dine out. Eating is a big part of my life, so I make sure everything that goes into my mouth is tasty. Why waste time and calories on bad food? … Continue reading

Party Panache, Chardonnay Dip

This crowd pleasing party dip preps in just 5 minutes**, but it will be raved about for a long time You can make this in a mini crock pot or a small casserole Three cheeses, cream cheese, Mozzarella, Parmesan Use shredded cheese to make this extra quick A sweet onion and a little dry onion … Continue reading

Party Panache, Fried Onion Dip with Kale & Swiss Chard

Everybody likes chips and dip, right? Sneak in a little kale and Swiss chard for some nutrition, and top it off with some fried onions for texture and flavor~ I was using up some of my garden bounty Kale and Swiss chard are just like fresh spinach, you think you have way too much, but … Continue reading

Party Panache, Red Carpet Cocktail

This little concoction is guaranteed to make you a celebrity! all you need is a pretty glass, individual dish or compote, and a few basic ingredients, and you will be a rock star Basically it’s a flatbread made with refrigerated pizza crust dough, topped with pesto, Parmesan, chopped pistachios and sesame seeds Unroll the crust … Continue reading

Party Panache, Pigskin Tailgate Dip

Here is a crowd pleasing hot dip perfect for game day! We happily plowed through this dip last weekend while watching the Alabama-Ole Miss game Big game at our house, HH and HHjr went to Ala and DD went to Ole Miss… We had fans rooting for both teams! The Man Cave is a serious … Continue reading

Party Panache, Stuffed Bread Bowl Dip

This is DD’s recipe, she’s kinda famous for it We kid her a lot because she used to cook all the time, trying out recipes, and even wrote 2 mini cookbooks with a friend Then she got a demanding new job, a darling husband and a bouncing baby girl, and now she doesn’t have time … Continue reading

Party Panache, Easy Peasy Tabletops and Recipes

I wanted to share a few more easy peasy recipes that helped me feed the masses during the Family “Re-Onion,”  and some simple tabletops Our beach house is on stilts so the area under the house is handy for all kinds of things, especially parties! No need to worry if a thunderstorm pops up, you … Continue reading

Holidays, Memorial Day Daisy Dip

Happy Memorial Day! I hope the stars and stripes are waving proudly where ever you are~ We kicked off the weekend with a simple little Daisy Dip You can see that I didn’t exactly slave away in the kitchen… I did string and cook the snow peas! One whole minute in the micowave, whoo that … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Green Goddess Salad Dressing and Wacky Weeds Cheese Straws

A salad bar is an easy dinner idea, and if you add some homemade touches, it feels very special Here are the recipes from Green Goddess Salad Bar with Wacky Weeds I lightened up the recipe by using light mayo and light sour cream This dressing isn’t hard to make, just a little chopping and … Continue reading

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