Take-out Tuesday, French Onion Soup Bread Casserole

  This is a twist on the ever favorite French Onion Soup         I LOVE French Onion Soup, and often order it when I see it on the menu, but the one thing that continually frustrates me is the bread           A lovely steaming bowl of soup topped … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Scalloped Baby Hasslebacks

  This is an different way to serve potatoes, elegant enough for company and easy enough for everyday         Creamy, dreamy, cheesy baked fingerling potatoes           Hassleback style!           Here is a great little trick for cutting the potatoes into thin slices without slicing … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Iron Skillet Smokey Mac & Cheese on the grill!

  HHjr made this incredible pasta dish recently and OMG it is so good!     You just want to sit undisturbed and savor it bite by bite~     He cooked it on a Big Green Egg, but any grill or smoker will work, just keep an eye on the temp and the cooking … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Easy Dreamy Creamy Corn

  We were lucky enough to gather as a family at the beach house this Thanksgiving     We kept it as simple as possible, a little table for 4, and the bigger table for the 5 adults Very Beach Casual     I had a lot of help, HHjr did the turkey on the … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Acorn Squash Glazed with Maple, Bleu Cheese & Pecans

If you are still planning your Thanksgiving menu, this squash dish is worth considering     First of all it’s REALLY easy  💅     Secondly, it only takes minutes to prepare   🕐       And third it’s insanely good!  Win Win Win!  🎰 Before we go any further, let me just say that … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Cheesy Tater Tots

These little  🏈 footballs 🏈  of cheese and potato goodness are brought to you today by HHjr     On the weekends, my son LOVES to cook, I mean LOVES it!  He will have 2 or 3 grills going at once, and a skillet, the oven or a fryer     I was in town … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Pimiento Cheese Biscuit Bites

These 5 minute Prep biscuits pack a punch with pimiento cheese and french fried onions     I was inspired by a recipe I saw recently on Plain Chicken using fried onions and decided to amp it up even more with pimiento cheese     You can use plain cheddar cheese if you prefer, with … Continue reading

Party Panache, Super Star Shortcuts

We do a lot of cooking and entertaining, but I must confess, to make this happen, I have learned the art of the short cut… Today I’m sharing some recipes we had during our Friends & Family Weekend  that made things very effortless Pesto Parmesan Biscuit Bites     Canned biscuits, cut into pieces, and … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Cheesy Chive Potato Crowns

These bite size potato “muffins” are similar to my Tater Crabs     But they are baked, not fried       And even easier to make   👍       Thawed frozen hash browns     Cheese, green onions and seasonings     Tossed with a little olive oil     Baked in … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Everything Pizza Crust Sticks

Here’s a little something you can whip up for an appetizer for Thanksgiving, or any gathering, that is bound to be a crowd pleaser  😋     It’s great by itself or you can serve it with soft butter, a dip, or marinara sauce, or Marinara Ricotta Dip     You can make it rectangular … Continue reading

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