Take-out Tuesday, Pimiento Cheese & Bacon Puff Pastry Eggs

  I’m sure you’ve heard the old adage, “Southerners will fry anything”     Yep, even pimiento cheese!  Whaaaaat!!  These Pimiento Cheese Fritters are one of my favorites at a local marina   TDF…{to die for} The balls of pimiento cheese are rolled in panko, fried, and drizzled with a heavenly sweet and spicy mustard … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Prosciutto & Pesto Puff Pastry Tree

How about a last minute Wow recipe…     A prosciutto and pesto filled puff pastry Christmas tree!     There was a gingerbread house decorating party on a recent cold Saturday afternoon at the North Pole, and we needed something warm and wonderful to nosh on     I remembered that I had a … 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, Sweet & Savory Apple Tart with Fennel & Prosciutto

  It’s raining leaves at my house     But they aren’t the pretty fall leaves you save and wax and put in your centerpieces or pumpkin pots       It was 97 degrees, dry as a bone, and I think they’ve simply given up!     I had to use faux leaves in … Continue reading

Party Panache, Puff Pastry “Cigars”

Save some of your leftover Easter ham to make these savory puff pastry treats     They are short stubby little sandwiches, hence the name “cigars”     Perfect for parties, brunch, picnics or lunch     I used the same spinach spread I used for Garden Tramezzini       You can also use … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Pork & Pineapple Hand Pies

The weekend before Christmas, HHjr came in with a huge pork butt… “Mom!  Check this out!  The store was running a special, spend $30 and you can buy a pork butt for $5, so I got the biggest one they had!” The men in my family get very excited about pork… and this thing was … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Strawberries and Cream Pastry

This is just a simple, old fashioned recipe to enjoy the last of the sweet summer strawberries Add food coloring to cooked berries to make them more red Enjoy! You might also like Strawberry Margarita Dessert Tacos Creamy Chocolate Strawberry Tart for another printable version of Strawberries and Cream Pastry click here Get your strawberry … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Blueberry Almond Pastries with Coconut Drizzle

Are you craving something sweet fruity and rolled up in a nice flaky pastry dough? Me too! You can have this in the oven in less time than it takes to preheat it~ Lay out a sheet of thawed puff pastry dough and drizzle with Coconut Syrup What? You don’t have any homemade Coconut Syrup?  … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Creamy Chive Potato Pie

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  A very important holiday around our house, Happy Birthday CC! We are LUCKY  indeed! Okay, now, what could be more appropriate to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than a Potato Pie? This pie is not only full of creamy potatoes and chives, it is baked in a puff pastry crust which gives … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Pesto Pastry Squares with Roasted Red and Green

Here’s another impossibly easy appetizer we enjoyed over the holidays, and with all the football games going on, you might just want to whip this up to enjoy over New Year’s~ Like yesterdays Romaine Spoons with Pear Compote, it is a combo of one of my favorite recipes, Asparagus in a Cloud and several recipes … Continue reading

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