Take-out Tuesday, Holiday Sheet Pan Shrimp

This recipe is ho ho ho holiday perfect, for family or guests Seafood always says Special Occasion  and this Sheet Pan Shrimp is a fabulous way to get dinner ready in a hurry! Place shrimp in an even layer in a large rimmed baking pan, pour sauce over all, top with sliced lemons and bake … Continue reading

Party Panache, A Grits Bar

I saw this in the November 2012 Southern Living and KNEW immediately, without question, that we would do this for our annual Christmas Eve lunch.We traditionally do a ham or rib roast, but I wanted to change it up. We set up the buffet on the kitchen island with a chalkboard announcing the Grits Bar … Continue reading

Party Panache, Christmas Eve Menu

I took my own advice and decided to SIMPLIFY things a few days ago when I was feeling a little overwhelmed…give yourself permission, it’s OK! Everyone will still have a JOLLY time, and you won’t be exhausted…I axed a few things from the menu that were labor intensive and replaced them with simpler fare.  I … Continue reading