Party Panache, Hocus Pocus Party Dip

    We had a super fun Saturday           A little batting practice as we entertained friends and watched football on the patio         It was chilly enough to light the fire around 4 pm         58 degrees was quite a difference than the 98 … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Green Chile Tomato Cheese Grits

  In honor of my California guests this week, I’m serving cheese grits California style, spiced up with tomatoes and green chiles     When I first moved to the South, I wasn’t a fan of grits, but once I was introduced to cheese grits a whole new world opened up     I know … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Spanish Enchiladas

This is a twist on traditional Tex-Mex versions of enchiladas I call these Spanish enchiladas because I used the Spanish Manchego cheese and ham instead of the usual chicken or beef and cheddar or Jack There are a lot of vegetables too Corn, tomatoes, celery and green chiles Start by sauteing onion and celery in … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Lite and Spicy Rainbow Lasagna

You know how you are supposed to eat a rainbow of colors every day? well, I am here to help you out! This is a lightened up version of vegetable lasagna that is made with a rainbow of colors Zucchini, yellow squash, sweet onions and peppers are roasted in the oven to develop a rich … Continue reading

Take out Tuesday, Secret Chicken Enchiladas

Everybody has a recipe for Chicken Enchiladas, but my “secret” is how easy these are, and I usually have all the ingredients on hand for a fast delicious family meal or a wonderful casserole to give to a friend.  You can make it ahead 24 hours, or freeze and bake later.  It would be a … Continue reading

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