Recipe Box, Sausage Stuffed Pancakes

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Ok, so I was going to wow you today with my BRILLIANT version of Lemon Poppy Seed Pancake Mini Muffins, puffins if you will…     You wouldn’t believe how awful these things were Even lemon pie filling – desperate times –  couldn’t save them…     After several nibbles of the dry disappointing puffins, I … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Sausage & Apple Biscuit Muffins

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You are going to want these muffins in your life     Soft biscuits, sweet apples, tangy sausage and cheese     Warm and just the right amount of gooey     Eat them with your fingers or with a fork or spoon     4 simple ingredients, canned biscuits, apple pie filling, grated cheddar … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Pumpkin & Sausage Pasta Pillows with Chardonnay Béchamel

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Are you ready for Halloween?     Here’s a perfect dinner for your trick or treaters that will make everyone happy!     Soft pillows of pumpkin and sausage stuffed pasta covered in a chardonnay*cream sauce *substitute chicken broth or any white wine     It is sure to keep hungry goblins happy     … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Eggplant Parmigiana, Sausage & Pesto Pizza

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  I’ve had the idea for this pizza rolling around in my head for a while     Italian marinara sauce, thick with sausage, freshly baked eggplant parmigiana slices, and fresh mozzarella a top a basil Parmesan crust  😋     Seriously good!     Incredibly easy…     Peel and slice eggplant, salt and … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Sausage Tortelloni “Stoup” with Kale and Cannellini

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I made this last Tuesday, THE day after Alabama won the National Championship game!!   YAY! Go BAMA!!    There was a lot of celebrating…  🍷   🎉  👏   🍺     So let’s just say, I wanted to make something simple, effortless and comforting for dinner, we were worn flat* out!  😴 *worn flat out:  Southern … Continue reading

Party Panache, Sausage and Pepper Pizza Spirals

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Big Game Saturday! We will need food! Alabama vs Ole Miss We will have a house full of Alabama & Ole Miss fans, friends, and alumni… These fans are much bigger this year!  And we have a new addition, he’s going to need an outfit One of my favorite dips is this Pigskin Tailgate Dip, … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Maple Sausage Cheese Grits

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Okay, this more of an idea than a brilliant culinary creation… It’s just sausage mixed with cheese grits But!!! You jazz up the flavor profile by using Maple sausage and your favorite tangy cheeses Brown the sausage   make the grits according to package directions Here’s where the fun begins!  Add butter and lots of … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Grilled Artichokes & Pasta Pillows

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Here are the recipes from our “Snooty Waiters & Small Bites” dinner the other night.  Our small bites were actually leftovers that were elevated to a new  status by setting a fanciful table…I am a firm believer that setting the stage is important, even if it’s place mats, a cloth napkin or a candle. All … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Maple Sausage & Waffle Bake

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I made this for Hungry Husband for a special breakfast last week and it was AMAZING! It even tasted good 4 days later! I am a big fan of maple bacon so when I saw this over at plainchicken.com [where the recipes are always simple and delicious], I wanted to try this casserole with maple … Continue reading

Party Panache, Sausage, Mushroom & Kale Dip

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We had this for an Alabama Game recently. Our game day parties always feature at least one dip, the guests love milling around and grabbing a nosh of some kind all through out the game.  I saw this dip featured on the Martha Stewart show recently…yes, I turn it on occasionally when I’m working in … Continue reading

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