Recipe Box, Brussels Parmesan & Tempura Fried Okra

I am an avid fan of Brussels sprouts, but if you’re not you might change your mind when you pop a tasty Parmesan crusted fried sprout in your mouth!         I am NOT a fan of okra, which is practically a Southern staple, but these light and crispy okra pods are hard … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Football Food!

Congrats to Clemson on winning the National Championship! It was a great game, and although we were sad Alabama lost, we still had a great time noshing on delicious food…     I was going to post these recipes later this month in time for the Super Bowl, but I have had so many requests … Continue reading

Party Panache, Birthday Weekend with Spooky Snack Buffet & Skellie Bone Bites

We combined birthday celebrating with a little spooky Halloween fun last weekend     The Hospitality Buffet we used for guests earlier this fall was such a hit, I decided to use it for a family birthday weekend     A  chalk board birthday sign was front and center     Along with some party … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Fall at the Beach & Tempura Onion Rings

Hungry Husband and I were able to sneak away to the beach this weekend and it is still summer like here, highs still in the low 80’s, and last night we had no guests, plans or children…sometimes a little down time is needed!  We generally don’t go to a lot of trouble with meals when … Continue reading

Party Panache, Coconut Shrimp

Some friends are coming for cocktails tonight so I am making some coconut shrimp to nosh on.  It’s a perfect party food!  You can make this ahead of time! Really!  It tastes fab and you won’t be the stressed out sweaty hostess trying to fry shrimp at the last minute!  Fry it and drain on … Continue reading

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