Take-out Tuesday, Rainbow Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Cranberries and Pecans

This dish sounds fancy, and it is a company and holiday worthy side dish, but it is easy enough to make any night of the week, and it also can be eaten as a main dish meal! Trim and halve the Brussels sprouts, cut the sweet potato into cubes {peeled or unpeeled} and lay them … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Holiday Sweet Potato Rounds

  Here is an easy way to add sweet potatoes to your holiday meals Not only are they easy but they look elegant They can be prepared ahead of time and are simple to serve         They can be prepared for 1 or a crowd         Choose large sweet … Continue reading

Party Panache, Sweet Potato Spirals with Ham & Cheese

Wow, what a Saturday! We had some of our favorite fans over to watch the SEC Championship game, and there was never a dull moment! Football means food, but neither HHjr or I had time to make much… I finally got the pumpkins off the porch but the house is still half decorated…as you can … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Ode to the Potato & Secret Ingredient Twice Baked Potatoes

When you think about all things Irish  🍀  and St. Patrick’s Day, one of the first foods that comes to mind is the good old  PO-TA-TO! Such a humble vegetable, that has endless possibilities… You can mash them   Slow Cooker Brown Butter Mashed Potatoes You can fry them  Steak House Fries with Garlic and Parsley … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Swoodles with Spinach & Cashew Cream and Air Fryer Review

Do you know about Air Fryers?  Santa brought us one for Christmas   This amazing kitchen appliance “fries” by circulating a little oil with hot air, sort of like a convection oven.  It is supposed to make your favorite fried foods much healthier by eliminating 95% of the oil HHjr & I  have been experimenting, … Continue reading

Home Decor, 1 Week to Go!

Thanksgiving is only a week away!  Halloween seems like yesterday~ I just love pumpkins and I’ll keep them as long as I can~ What is your upcoming holiday plan? I keep things simple this time of year, and try not to stress out before all the holiday cheer Between the Halloween goblins and the Christmas … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Winning Appetizer Recipes

Here are some more great recipes for tailgating and fall football.  These are a little more complicated than yesterday’s Fast & Fabulous, but they aren’t hard and they are so different from the usual fare, you might want to give them a try~ These are some of the show stopping recipes from the recent “Cook … Continue reading