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

Recipe Box, Green Chile Tomato Cheese Grits

  In honor of my California guests this week, I’m serving cheese grits California style, spiced up with tomatoes and green chiles     When I first moved to the South, I wasn’t a fan of grits, but once I was introduced to cheese grits a whole new world opened up     I know … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Chili Lime Corn & Queso Nachos

You’ve got to try this!     These nachos are crazy good!       I used multigrain and white corn tortilla chips     I used fresh, roasted corn on the cob, but grilled corn would even be better  😋     Lay out the chips in an even layer on a parchment lined … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Spring Vegetable Galette

One of my favorite parts of Spring is the overflowing abundance of fresh vegetables     Fresh everything!     This galette can be filled with any combination that you can think of, I kept this one green with asparagus, onions and and spinach     Simple to make, a side or a meal, and … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Bacon Lattice Pimento Cheese & Zucchini Pie

In honor of yesterday’s National Pie Day, 3.14  TT   let’s make a pie! Have you seen the bacon lattice topped pies?     So cute, right?     But when I read the recipe, I knew I had to make some changes     As easy as it would be to top a pie … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Broccoli & Cheese Smothered Potato Boats

  Here is an irresistible side dish that will satisfy all your cravings…       Crispy, soft, melty, warm, garlicy good… and fast and easy for a weeknight       If you don’t like Velveeta, just use grated cheese.  I love these Velveeta sauce packets, so handy and perfect on an Uptown Patty … Continue reading

Secret Recipe Club, Vegetable Soufflé Stuffed Potatoes

My Secret Recipe Club assignment this month was Our Eating Habits   Jamie says, “I love to cook. I love to bake. I love to dine out. Eating is a big part of my life, so I make sure everything that goes into my mouth is tasty. Why waste time and calories on bad food? … Continue reading

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