Recipe Box, Sunflower Tomato Pie

  A tray full of tomatoes just about commands a tomato pie!         Did you know that if you keep tomatoes stem side down they will last longer? Do you store your tomatoes on the counter or in the fridge? You can find important information about storing tomatoes here       … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Summer Peach Quiche Lorraine

  I have fond memories of Quiche Lorraine, the first time I ever had it was at a sophisticated lunch with my father and one of his colleagues         When I was in college I had a summer job as an intern for his company in downtown Los Angeles.  One day he … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Sassy Southern Quiche

  A favorite dip in the South is Hissy Fit Dip Legend has it that Hissy Fit Dip was supposedly named after a spoiled Southern belle who was so busy socializing that by the time she got to the appetizer table the dip was all gone, and in true spoiled Southern belle form, she threw … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Crazy Good 3 Cheese Zucchini Pie

We spent the weekend with some avid fishermen, here to fish on the last weekend of Snapper season on the Gulf Coast The seas were rough and they didn’t have much luck… So instead of grilled snapper, we pulled some burgers out of the freezer and I made this crazy good Zucchini Pie     … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Dreaming of Summer Zucchini & Pimiento Cheese Strata

  “Hey, do we have any more of those little quiche things?” HH asked           “Sure, they’re in the fridge, Warm them up in the microwave, about 20-30 seconds per piece”         I created this dish with Summer on my mind       Even though zucchini is … Continue reading

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* The caramelized … Continue reading

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