Take-out Tuesday, Slow Cook BBq Chicken & Pineapple with Speedy Squash Bake

  I hope you had a wonderful Easter or Spring weekend!       We had a very non traditional Easter, with temps in the mid 60’s it was chilly enough to light the fire and we gathered with family and special friends for ribs, smoked chicken, a variety of apps and an Easter Egg … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Summer Squash Lasagna with Burrata & Tomatoes

  Thank you, Thank you, Thank you, for all your much appreciated and comforting comments, I really have felt all your prayers, and continue to be overwhelmed with everyone’s kindness…y’all are the best…       Last week was very special to me because I spent it with my daughter and her daughter     … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, September Soup & Squash Croutons

A double treat’s in store today, a lightened up chowder made with roasted yellow squash and corn, topped with crispy bacon       AND Parmesan Squash Croutons!     Let’s make the croutons first so we can nibble on them while the soup simmers     All you need is some tempura batter mix, … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Cherry Tomato Tian

A tian is a dish made with layered ingredients, arranged in a shallow baking dish     The name originates from the Greek word for frying pan, tēganon     All you have to do is slice an array of vegetables     yellow squash, zucchini, onion, potato     I used a circular baking … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Two Way Tacos with Roasted Tomato & Squash Salsa

These are not your ordinary Taco Tuesday ground beef tacos     But they are just as easy!     You can make them with chicken or pork     Boxed or fresh corn tortillas,     Purchased or homemade Flour Tortillas, what ever you like   The roasted vegetables really make these tacos a … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Summer Squash & Prosciutto Pizza

I hope you had a great weekend! I made Sausage Gravy Biscuit Bake, recently posted, and realized there was a mistake in the recipe  😱 The flour to butter ratio in the gravy was incorrect.  😳  I have amended it and hope this hasn’t caused you any difficulties  😢  Sincerest apologies!!  Please reprint if you … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Summer Garden Favorites

Is your garden growing?   Are the farmer’s markets overflowing? Today I am going to re-share some of my very favorite Garden recipes and tables to use with your summer bounty while I am busy entertaining everyone during our family reunion~ Garden Sliders are so colorful, baked eggplant chips with a Parmesan crust, sandwich mushrooms, … Continue reading

Happy Father’s Day, A Manly Menu!

Sundays mean pork and barbeque around my house, the men in my life LOVE THE PIG~it’s usually a Boston Butt, cooked low and slow all afternoon.  Last Sunday was rainy so HHjr decided to try a recipe for ribs that begins in the oven and finishes on the grill.  This would be perfect for your … Continue reading

Recipe Box, No Hassle Hasslebacks

This painting is after Elizabeth Blaylock’s, “Three Surf Fishermen” [elizabethblaylock.blogspot.com] I used watercolor and pastel.  Check out her amazing gallery. It is always entertaining to watch Hungry Husband and the guys, [my son, Hungry husband jr  & Nicest Guy, my son-in-law] go fishing. I like to call them the “fisherboys,” they get so excited, make … Continue reading

Pesto Primavera

Remember all those gorgeous veggies I photographed the other day? [see Aug 1]  Well, I have a big basil plant taking over one of my patio pots and I have Ina Garten’s Amazing Pesto on my “Bucket List” of recipes to try, so I decided to make a pesto dressed pasta topped with roasted fresh … Continue reading

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