Feb 202013
Scalloped Potatoes

3 lbs Yukon Gold Potatoes, peeled 4 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons shallots, minced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 4 cups cheddar cheese, grated 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated 2 cups half & half 1 cup milk Preheat oven to 375 degrees and butter a 9 x 13 glass baking […]

Feb 182013
Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake Bars

If you like peanut butter cups, this is the cheesecake for you! You can easily substitute your favorite candy bar instead of the peanut butter cups, or go with the plain cheesecake. It’s that good! For the Crust: 1 cup graham cracker crumbs 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled 3 tablespoons brown sugar 2 […]

Feb 132013
Peanut Butter Brownies

This is a fun Valentine’s Day gift idea! Brownies cut into little heart shapes using cookie cutters. I make these cute treats using a boxed brownie mix and then swirl peanut butter throughout. It’s kind of like a buckeye candy…remember those peanut butter balls? Let’s face it, you can’t go wrong with chocolate and peanut […]

Feb 122013
Chicken Marsala

I’ve been trying to find the perfect chicken marsala recipe for me and I believe I’ve found it. This recipe might seem like a lot of steps, but it’s easy to put together and worth the time. I like to serve it over pasta, with mashed potatoes or roasted potatoes. 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts […]

Feb 082013
Spinach Balls

Delicious spinach balls are the perfect appetizer to take to a party.  The flavors are fantastic and they can easily be made in advance. I make big batches and freeze them.  You must try them! 2 (10 oz.) packages frozen chopped spinach 4 eggs, beaten 2 cups herb stuffing mix 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, freshly […]

Feb 042013
Chicken Nachos

We love making nachos at home!  We load them up with all of our favorite toppings and graze.  I don’t list exact measurements in the recipe…top them with as much or little of your favorites! Tortilla chips Cheddar cheese Salsa chicken (see below) Black beans, drained Jalapeno pepper, sliced Green onions, sliced Salsa Sour cream […]

Feb 032013
Fried Green Tomatoes

Green tomatoes, sliced 1/4 inch thick 1/2 cup buttermilk 1/4 cup masa harina (corn flour) or flour 1/4 cup cornmeal Salt and pepper Cajun seasoning, to taste Oil or bacon grease for frying Remoulade Sauce Soak the tomato slices in the buttermilk for at least 30 minutes. Mix the flour, cornmeal, salt & pepper and cajun […]

Feb 032013

1/4 cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon creole or dijon mustard 1 tablespoon ketchup 1 teaspoon horseradish 1 small clove garlic 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon capers, optional 1 green onion, chopped 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon paprika hot sauce to taste Blend everything in a food processor until smooth.  Makes 1/2 cup. Adapted from […]