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

Recipe Box, Rosemary Parmesan Biscuit Bubbles

  Warning, these little bites of biscuits just might be addicting!         They are soft on the inside with crunchy Parmesan crust on the outside and scented with a delicate amount of rosemary         And they are so simple to make, you will have plenty of time for jingle … Continue reading

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

  • Follow The Painted Apron on WordPress.com