Recipe Box, Autumn Risotto with Pumpkin, Walnuts & Bleu Cheese

This is a lovely side dish for the Fall season, risotto flavored with sweet pumpkin, walnuts and tangy blue cheese This risotto is made with chicken broth, white wine, celery, onions and finished with bleu cheese crumbles and walnuts Make it early in the day and then just pop it in the oven 30- 45 … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Brussels, Bacon, Pretzel Panzella Salad

  Looking for something different for dinner or a unique side dish for Thanksgiving or the holidays?         This dish is packed with so many contrasting flavors and textures your tastebuds will sing!         A traditional panzella salad is made with crusty bread, and it soaks up the dressing … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Sweet Potato Gratin

in our quest for Thanksgiving recipes this year HHjr and I are trying out some recipes in the current Southern Living Magazine, Thanksgiving Made Southern.  I recently posted Green Beans Clementine which were adapted from “Warm & Rustic Texas Thanksgiving,”  Green Beans with Citrus and Pecans. Next we decided to try [he cooks, I photo] … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Green Beans Clementine with lemon and pecans

Thanksgiving is at our house this year, which was a surprise, but we love to entertain so we are thrilled to do it~I haven’t had Thanksgiving on my radar for years since I haven’t hosted in a long time.  I am happily scrambling with recipes and table ideas.  My son, Hungry Husband Jr, offered to … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Pumpkin & Apple Soup

This is embarrassingly easy~ You can probably figure it out all by your little ole self~ You just heat the canned pumpkin with some chicken broth and cream stir in a little pumpkin pie spice and maple syrup saute some bacon and apples and use this yumminess to garnish your soup! That’s it! That is … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

Tuesdays I usually work in my studio all day and I have no time or energy to fix dinner, but I always want something satisfying.  Sometimes in the middle of summer I will get a mad craving for what is typically winter or holiday food.  Last summer I was craving Thanksgiving and I made Cranberry … Continue reading