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, tΔ“ganon     All you have to do is slice an array of vegetables     yellow squash, zucchini, onion, potato     I used a circular baking … Continue reading

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