Take-out Tuesday, Asparagus, Leek & Mushroom Risotto

  The other night HHjr made a wonderful vegetable risotto         It was full of asparagus, mushrooms and leeks It tasted like heaven on a chilly evening         Risotto isn’t hard to make, especially if you make it when you are going to be in the kitchen anyway so … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Blue Cheese & Pecan Baked Pears

  Wait! Do not fear the blue cheese! I will give you other cheesy options for this easy and elegant holiday side dish!         This dish will go beautifully with holiday turkey, ham, chicken or lamb!       Start with ripe pears {Anjou, Bosc, French Apple} and slice in half lengthwise … Continue reading

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, Bacon & Blue Stuffed Vidalias

  Happy Father’s Day! Today’s recipe is sure to be a hit with the guys you know and love         Sweet Vidalia onions stuffed with bleu cheese and bacon and baked or grilled Note: you can use any sweet onion and a different cheese substitute Smoked Gouda, Pepper Jack or flavored goat … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Colby’s Everything Potatoes

  We had a fun filled weekend on the coast, sunny weather in the high 70’s and special friends at the beach house         It was a great weekend of boat and people watching HHjr kept us full of wonderful food One of our guests offered to make his specialty potatoes   … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Crazy Good Broccoli Salad

  This salad is a MUST MAKE! It has a little bit of everything…         2 vegetables, broccoli and onion 2 fruits, grapes and pineapple plus 4 sources of protein, cheese, bacon, nuts and Greek yogurt! Winner winner Tuesday dinner!             Crispy bacon and fresh pineapple   … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Lemon Parmesan Broccolini & Roasted Radishes

  Spring is springing around here I was in the mood to enjoy healthy fresh vegetables       Roasted vegetables are my go to side dish simple to prepare, healthy and oh so flavorful       I decided to try broccolini and radishes         They are both drizzled with olive … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Spinach & Pimiento Cheese Gratin

  This recipe combines a steak house favorite Creamed Spinach with a Southern Staple, Pimiento Cheese         Most of the guys I know hate Pimiento Cheese I think they feel like it’s a girly girl dish served at teas and showers which is truly silly So to humor HHjr who has a … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Lemon Orzo with Asparagus & Prosciutto

  Orzo is pasta’s often forgotten relative, It’s a little like rice and a little like pasta…           Like a risotto grain, it will take on the flavors it’s given and puff up           I love the size, Much more delicate than a fat pasta noodle, and … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Broccoli Recipe Round-up

Even though I LOVE vegetables, Broccoli has always been one of my least favorites     I chose it for last January’s Flavor of the Month because I wanted to find different ways of using it, so I rounded up all the recipes I have made and loved with broccoli Some of the recipes are … Continue reading

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