Broccoli au Gratin

After a week of recipes like Tuesdays With Dorie Croissants and the Pioneer Women's Cinnamon Rolls I knew I better end on a healthy note or my faithful reader-son Cory, will definitely disown me!  Enter a lovely bag of fresh broccoli.  I love broccoli.  I think it...

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Grilled Romaine Healthified!

Before you think or say ich, hear me out.  If you like to BBQ your dinner on the grill, and you are typically a salad eater, you are going to LOVE this grilled romaine.  It is remarkably DELISH with flavors only olive oil, balsamic and a hot grill can make! I saw the...

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Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Au Gratin

Last fall The Brown Eyed Baker shared a recipe for Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Gratin.  I liked the look of the recipe and filed it on my to-do list.  All I can say is this -- oh my gosh! My sous-chef dish-washing mom does not eat Brussels sprouts - until now. Once I...

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Aromatic Fruit Compote

At a holiday luncheon my sous-chef dish-washing mom and I were served a warm fruit compote alongside a delicious egg strata.  Mom is absolutely crazy about fruit in about any form.  Me, not so much. As a matter of fact I usually loathe anything that even resembles...

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Thanksgiving Leftovers & a Blog Tour Book Review

Today is the last day to register to win the audio book, Wrecked, When A Broken World Slams into Your Comfortable Life. I wrote a review for the book that you can check out here.  You will also find five different ways you can register to win the audio book.  Jeff...

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Sweet Potato and Apple Casserole

To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.   Ecclesiastes 3:1  (KJV) Before you claim you don't like sweet potatoes let me confess I use to despise anything that even looked like sweet potato.  Annually mom would open up the tin...

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Tasty Bookmarking

Happy Saturday friends! Are you having a beautiful autumn where you live?  Our temperatures dropped into the 70's during the day for about a week and a half lulling me into the I love fall mode.  Then WHACK this week Indian Summer returned with gusto bringing with it...

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Weekend RoundUP September 1, 2012

End of the week, beginning of the month!  Happy September!  Got apples?  I've got gallons and gallons.  A few apple recipes will be coming your way!!  You can PRINT the recipe for Autumn's Caramel Apple Crisp from my Tasty Kitchen Recipe Box.  Yum! I had such a good...

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Southern-Style Fried Green Tomatoes

It's August. I live in the South. We eat tomatoes. Green. Fried. Dipped.  I only fix these for us when we can get the green ones right out of our garden.  They are loaded with flavor -- just not ripe yet.  Perfectly poised to be dipped and dredged, floured and fried. ...

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Weekend RoundUP with Squash Relish

Last spring my neighbor Gaye was telling me about a squash relish that she makes and serves with pinto beans and cornbread.   Growing up in Nebraska my mom would make white navy beans and ham with cornbread, but it wasn't until I married my Southern-born husband that...

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