Take-out Tuesday, Butternut Squash Noodles with Mushrooms & Prosciutto

This dish is simple to put together, can be made ahead of time, and it is sure to delight your taste buds Butternut squash noodles, sauteed mushrooms and prosciutto, combined with just enough Alfredo sauce to hold together and finished with Parmesan and fresh rosemary *sigh* Spiralized vegetables are now widely available in grocery stores, … Continue reading

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

Recipe Box, Spinach & Pimiento Cheese Gratin

  This recipe combines a steak house favorite Creamed Spinach with a Southern Staple, Pimiento Cheese         Most of the guys I know hate Pimiento Cheese I think they feel like it’s a girly girl dish served at teas and showers which is truly silly So to humor HHjr who has a … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Lemon Orzo with Asparagus & Prosciutto

  Orzo is pasta’s often forgotten relative, It’s a little like rice and a little like pasta…           Like a risotto grain, it will take on the flavors it’s given and puff up           I love the size, Much more delicate than a fat pasta noodle, and … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, No clean up Cheesy Broccoli Casserole

  You probably have a favorite broccoli casserole recipe, this post is more about the method than the recipe           I am always looking for short cuts in the kitchen, and if you take a minute to think through your recipe, you might be amazed at how you can make little … 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, tÄ“ganon     All you have to do is slice an array of vegetables     yellow squash, zucchini, onion, potato     I used a circular baking … Continue reading