Recipe Box, Grown-up Grilled Cheese

Grilled cheese sandwiches are one of the classic comfort foods As a child I ordered one everywhere we went to eat, My Dad even got fancy restaurants to make one for “picky eater me” There is nothing better than a Grilled Cheese Dipper with a warm bowl of soup Or a Perfect Grilled Cheese with … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Blue Cheese & Pecan Baked Pears

Wait! Do not fear the blue cheese! I will give you other cheesy options for this easy and elegant holiday side dish! This dish will go beautifully with holiday turkey, ham, chicken or lamb! Start with ripe pears {Anjou, Bosc, French Apple} and slice in half lengthwise Cut a little slice off the back/bottom side … 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 makes a large amount and it reheats like … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Pears, Poms and Daisies

Everywhere you look Spring has sprung~ bright colors and flowers all over the place These bright pear towels caught my eye, reminding me of blue summer skies and cool fruit salads I had just the plates to use them with They are much too big for napkins or placemats so I laid them out as … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Love equals “A Nice “Pearing”

Do you ever buy something just because you love it, but you don’t really have anything to go with it? I bought this green and gray Ikat runner a while ago just because I fell in love…It was folded away for a while, patiently waiting for me to put it to use…IĀ  “played” with it, … Continue reading