Take-out Tuesday, Anything Goes Galette

If you find your refrigerator has a little of this, and a little of that, but not enough of anything to stand alone, a galette is a great way to stretch things into a whole additional meal     I had a little corn, some fresh spinach and frozen artichoke hearts     Anything goes … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Real Men Will Eat this Quiche!

Are you doing anything special for Father’s Day?     We had an early celebration last weekend with the 3 generations going on their first red snapper fishing trip       Very successful!   How my dad would have loved seeing this, his son-in-law, grandson and great grandsons…sniffle sniffle… this brought back one of … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Spring Vegetable Galette

One of my favorite parts of Spring is the overflowing abundance of fresh vegetables     Fresh everything!     This galette can be filled with any combination that you can think of, I kept this one green with asparagus, onions and and spinach     Simple to make, a side or a meal, and … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Bacon Lattice Pimento Cheese & Zucchini Pie

In honor of yesterday’s National Pie Day, 3.14  TT   let’s make a pie! Have you seen the bacon lattice topped pies?     So cute, right?     But when I read the recipe, I knew I had to make some changes     As easy as it would be to top a pie … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Apple, Pear, Ham & Bleu Cheese Tart

One of my favorite quiche recipe is Pear and Gorgonzola Quiche.  Pears and Bleu cheese are a perfect marriage in my book,  so I decided to tweak it a little and try it with ham instead of bacon,  and add some apple     It’s sweet and savory, with a flavor boost of bleu cheese* … 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

Recipe Box, Zucchini, Corn & Asiago Tart

Do you ever take a favorite recipe and tweak it a little?  The main reason I love to cook is because it is another world of creative expression and it’s fun to invent and reinvent favorite dishes Even though this recipe is very similar to my Zucchini Garlic Gruyere Galette,  it deserves a turn in … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Summer Cherry Tomato Pie

Our garden this year has not been the perfect success it started out to be We did harvest some kale and made Krazy Kale and Pan Fried Kale Ribbons with Garlic before a giant snake got caught in the protective netting and thrashed about for 3 days bashing everything with it’s tail… And even though … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, A-B-C-Tart, Asparagus, Bacon and Corn

There is nothing easier for a quick meal than a throw together tart.  Use what’s in your fridge, add some eggs and cheese, and you’ll have a well balanced and mouth watering meal that is so much better than take-out Refrigerated pie crust is a great staple Even though it comes in a round shape, … Continue reading

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