Recipe Box, Zucchini Hassleback Heros

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Do you like Italian style submarine sandwiches or heros, loaded with Italian meats and cheese?     Italian sandwiches are one of our very favorites     This is a lightened up, lower carb version     All the wonderful decadence, minus the bread     I used salami, ham, Manchego, Parmesan, Italian dressing and … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Cherry Tomato Tian

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

Take-out Tuesday, Two Way Tacos with Roasted Tomato & Squash Salsa

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These are not your ordinary Taco Tuesday ground beef tacos     But they are just as easy!     You can make them with chicken or pork     Boxed or fresh corn tortillas,     Purchased or homemade Flour Tortillas, what ever you like   The roasted vegetables really make these tacos a … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Bacon Lattice Pimento Cheese & Zucchini Pie

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In honor of yesterday’s National Pie Day, 3.14  TT   let’s make a pie! Have you seen the bacon lattice topped pies?     So cute, right?     But when I read the recipe, I knew I had to make some changes     As easy as it would be to top a pie … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Zucchini, Corn & Asiago Tart

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Do you ever take a favorite recipe and tweak it a little?  The main reason I love to cook is because it is another world of creative expression and it’s fun to invent and reinvent favorite dishes Even though this recipe is very similar to my Zucchini Garlic Gruyere Galette,  it deserves a turn in … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Grilled Hawaiian Chicken in a Pineapple with Summer Saffron Rice Bake

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Get that grill  going!  🍍 This meal is fancy enough for company but so easy and budget friendly, you will want to make it all summer for your family HHjr and I have been toying with the idea of stuffing a whole pineapple with a pork tenderloin and putting it on the rotisserie…upon thinking it … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Summer Squash & Prosciutto Pizza

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I hope you had a great weekend! I made Sausage Gravy Biscuit Bake, recently posted, and realized there was a mistake in the recipe  😱 The flour to butter ratio in the gravy was incorrect.  😳  I have amended it and hope this hasn’t caused you any difficulties  😢  Sincerest apologies!!  Please reprint if you … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Vegetable Lasagna with Roasted Garlic Ricotta

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This recipe has a few steps, but you will be so happy you took “the walk”~ Full of vegetables, flavor and a creamy dreamy sauce, you can add cooked sausage, ground beef,  chicken or ham if you like, or keep it all veggie The vegetables roast all together in the oven while you prepare the … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Zucchini Noodles with Pesto, Pistachio and Pine Nuts

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Zucchini is one of my favorite vegetables and this just might be my favorite way to prepare it A spiral vegetable slicer makes quick work of making “zoodles,” you know zucchini noodles You might want to cut some of the long ones 🙂 Put them on a cooking oil sprayed, foil lined baking sheet Halve … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Zucchini Garlic Gruyere Galette

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I do love zucchini, but we have eaten a truckload  this summer so I was looking for something a little different to make with some stragglers in my refrigerator Paired with some pie crust, roasted garlic, caramelized onion and shallot, well now, that sounds pretty interesting…and throw in some Gruyere cheese and I am doing … Continue reading

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