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An Awesome Quick Recipe to use Your Garden Tomatoes & Herbs! Italian Sausage, Tomato & Onion Sandwiches with Basil & Garlic!

An Awesome Quick Recipe to use Your Garden Tomatoes & Herbs! Italian Sausage, Tomato & Onion Sandwiches with Basil & Garlic!

This recipe is so easy it’s almost NOT a recipe! My Sister-in-law makes the best Italian sausage, pepper & onion sandwiches on a crusty hot baked roll. I intended to replicate her recipe for dinner using fresh garden goodies! Unfortunately, I didn’t have any bell peppers in my garden, and the ones at the meat … Continue reading An Awesome Quick Recipe to use Your Garden Tomatoes & Herbs! Italian Sausage, Tomato & Onion Sandwiches with Basil & Garlic! ...

Favorite FoodieBook Friday! Banana Scones with Greek Yogurt, White Whole Wheat & Coffee Glaze.

As promised here’s my recipe for banana scones made with white whole wheat, Greek yogurt, with an espresso glaze that would put a smile on any vampires face! Wait, this is the second vampire inspired recipe on my blog…I’m starting to see a theme. Refer to my previous post. Ilona Andrews Innkeeper series has vampires … Continue reading Favorite FoodieBook Friday! Banana Scones with Greek Yogurt, White Whole Wheat & Coffee Glaze. ...

Green Enchiladas. Served w/ Bacon Guacamole! ~Yes, You Heard me, Bacon Guacamole!!!

I have no book reviews or recommendations this week for you, which is odd since I’ve been off my feet all week. But I’ve been in a reading slump. I think partially because I’m finishing a series that I recently found and love, and part burnout from working on the blog and diving deep into … Continue reading Green Enchiladas. Served w/ Bacon Guacamole! ~Yes, You Heard me, Bacon Guacamole!!! ...

Favorite FoodieBooks Friday! Shady Characters ,~ Puff Pastries!

Favorite FoodieBooks Friday! Shady Characters ,~ Puff Pastries!

These Pecan & Cinnamon and Hazelnut & Pecan Puff Twists were inspired by one of my favorite books. Sh@dy Charac†ers The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols & Other Typographical Marks by Ke!th H*uston. It’s not really a coffee table book, but I use it as one. I like to see it’s funny, yet stunning title … Continue reading Favorite FoodieBooks Friday! Shady Characters ,~ Puff Pastries! ...

Favorite FoodieBooks Friday! Fluffy Pancakes, Coffee & Ghosts!

Favorite FoodieBooks Friday! Fluffy Pancakes, Coffee & Ghosts!

Fluffy, Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes, Coffee & Ghosts I needed some lite reading, so I looked at the books I’ve read in my Kindle library. Coffee & Ghosts by Charity Tahmaseb brought a smile to my face. I don’t remember if BookBub, Riffle or Amazon referred it to me about a year ago, but knowing how … Continue reading Favorite FoodieBooks Friday! Fluffy Pancakes, Coffee & Ghosts! ...

Raspberry Lime White Chocolate Scones

No Favorite FoodieBooks Friday this week. I’m so far behind in my reading, and I keep finding more & more new books that look good. So now, I’m overwhelmed and have basically stopped reading altogether! I need to get out of this slump, but what can I do? I know, I’ll bake! Sometimes you need … Continue reading Raspberry Lime White Chocolate Scones ...

I Heard it’s National Churro Day!

I Heard it’s National Churro Day!

It’s National Churro Day so if you’re looking for a fun, nutritional (ahem, cough, cough) churro recipe, try these Sweet Potato Churros! I originally posted about them on a FoodiEbook Friday, back in April when I had finished reading some Barbara O’Neal and Hailey Edwards books. They BOTH had delicious sounding churros in them. Here … Continue reading I Heard it’s National Churro Day! ...

Mayo-YAYs or Mayo-NAYs? Hope’s Rustic Charred Corn, with Lime, Mayo & Cumin

Mayo-YAYs or Mayo-NAYs? Hope’s Rustic Charred Corn, with Lime, Mayo & Cumin

Just try this Rustic Lime Grilled Corn-on-the-Cobb with Cumin & Mayo even if you don’t like mayonnaise! Ok if you really don’t like mayo just use a little olive oil! Some people really, really hate Mayonnaise. I started liking it only because my husband loves it and grew up with it. I grew up with … Continue reading Mayo-YAYs or Mayo-NAYs? Hope’s Rustic Charred Corn, with Lime, Mayo & Cumin ...

My Latest obsession, SKILLET BREAD. This No Knead Cheddar Skillet Bread with White Pepper is an homage to grandmas pizza.

My Latest obsession, SKILLET BREAD. This No Knead Cheddar Skillet Bread with White Pepper is an homage to grandmas pizza.

This chewy bread was inspired by last weeks No Knead Skillet Olive bread. It was so good that I wanted to try a new skillet bread. Since it’s reminiscent of focaccia, I thought of grandma’s pizza. Grandma used to put white pepper on the crust of her homemade pizza. It gave it a mysterious kick … Continue reading My Latest obsession, SKILLET BREAD. This No Knead Cheddar Skillet Bread with White Pepper is an homage to grandmas pizza. ...

Favorite FoodieBooks Friday! No Knead Olive Skillet Bread

Favorite FoodieBooks Friday! No Knead Olive Skillet Bread

This FoodieBook Friday is a revisit to last weeks Pecan & Cherry Stuffed Squash post. I’ve had several requests to post the full No Knead Olive Skillet Bread recipe. It’s an amazingly moist, easy to make, garlicky, yeasty, salty, olivey treat! This bread is reminiscent of focaccia bread. It’s chewy and kind of like a … Continue reading Favorite FoodieBooks Friday! No Knead Olive Skillet Bread ...

Not my Mother’s Stuffed Acorn Squash!

Not my Mother’s Stuffed Acorn Squash!

This stuffed acorn squash is a delightfully easy, sweet and savory dish! It was Easter Sunday and I was recovering from a terrible spring cold. We had no dinner plans, no thawed or fresh meat or seafood, and I was feeling weak, tired and very uninspired. I turned to my iPad and pulled up WordPress … Continue reading Not my Mother’s Stuffed Acorn Squash! ...

Asparagus, to peel or not to peel? Quick Microwave Steamed Asparagus

I like to peel it, especially when making Quick Microwave Steamed Asparagus. Am I the only one who peels their asparagus in order to get every inch of asparagus goodness out of a bundle? It’s kind of a pain, but I like that I can salvage more of the veggie, especially the fat tough stalks!  … Continue reading Asparagus, to peel or not to peel? Quick Microwave Steamed Asparagus ...

Favorite FoodieBook Friday Sweet Potato Churros, with a side of chocolate sauce AND a side of caramel sauce!

Favorite FoodieBook Friday Sweet Potato Churros, with a side of chocolate sauce AND a side of caramel sauce!

CHURROS! This week I had to make churros. I’ve never made them before, but in the past two books I’ve read, churros were mentioned thirteen times! While I read (re-re-re-read) The Lost Recipe for Happiness, by Barbara O’Neal last week my mouth watered over “Tansy’s Churros” recipe. It’s really a simple recipe combining eggs, flour, … Continue reading Favorite FoodieBook Friday Sweet Potato Churros, with a side of chocolate sauce AND a side of caramel sauce! ...

Favorite FoodieBook Fridays

Favorite FoodieBook Fridays

Do you love food novels, food-themed books, or books with food as much as I do? As I’ve mentioned before, I love books and I love cooking, and I really love novels with food themes. I want to share all of the gems I adore with you once a month, and I hope to post … Continue reading Favorite FoodieBook Fridays ...

Banana Zucchini Date Bread and a Big Smile

Banana Zucchini Date Bread and a Big Smile

I’ve been baking banana zucchini bread, refreshing my email, waiting for a reply from a dear long distance friend that I hadn’t heard from in awhile. Now that I have a reply I have a smile on my face as big and warm as the cinnamon banana scent that’s filling the house! This recipe is … Continue reading Banana Zucchini Date Bread and a Big Smile ...

Jiggs Dinner

Jiggs Dinner

JiggsDinner is as simple to make, as it is delicious! My secret ingredients are yellow mustard, garlic and a can of beer! ...

Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Cilantro Lime Shrimp

If you love shrimp and especially love shrimp with a little pizazz, you will add this to your weekly rotation! I made it once and my husband has requested it once a week since. My go to shrimp recipes are shrimp fajita and shrimp scampi, but this one is our new favorite. It serves up … Continue reading Cilantro Lime Shrimp ...

What’s for Dinner, & What’s a D…

Quick weeknight recipe with ground lamb and chicken baked in pita until golden brown and crispy. ...

Egg Salad with Kalamata (or Green) Olives

Egg Salad with Kalamata (or Green) Olives

I planned to upload the recipe for Pork Lo Mein that I came up with on the fly. Instead, I’ll give you a play-by-play of my dinner preparation this evening. As my husband was walking out the door I asked: “How about egg salad with olives?” To which he answered, “Sounds good!” So I got … Continue reading Egg Salad with Kalamata (or Green) Olives ...

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