Hot Curried Fruit

Surprised to find a Hot dish in summer? I just ran across this recipe from my friend, Jackie for a yummy hot fruit side dish. You may think it’s a winter recipe but I think it would be a good comfort dish any time. Enjoy! Hot Curried Fruit   1 can pear strips or halves … Continue reading

Cauliflower Bread (or Side Dish)

Hi Folks, It was the picture on gastromony.com that appealed to me. I’m not an expert on cauliflower. But I decided to try it when our daughter Lisa invited us to dinner along with family and friends. Unfortunately, I left the cauliflower on the counter in her kitchen. And when her husband, Brad walked in, … Continue reading

Carrot Casserole

Hi folks. Here’s a delicious recipe for Carrot Casserole from my new friend, Gilda. It’s easy, pretty and really tasty.   Carrot Casserole 1 lb. bag frozen carrots 1/2 cup mayonnaise ¼ cup water 2 T. dried onion flakes 2 T. horseradish Topping: ½ cup corn flakes or crackers, crushed 3 T. butter, melted Cook carrots … Continue reading

Spinach Casserole

Here’s a recipe from the 80’s when we lived in Decatur, Georgia for seven years. It came from the kitchen of my neighbor, tennis partner and very special friend, Harriet. We were blessed with 7 years of good times with Harriet and her family before God moved us on to San Antonio, TX. Spinach Casserole … Continue reading

Trisha’s Crockpot Macaroni and Cheese

This year, we spent Easter afternoon with Lollie, Tim, Bethany and Tim’s sister Pam and her daughter Ashley. Great family fun time and delicious food. Pam served this Macaroni & Cheese. It was yummy so I’m passing it on to you to add to your comfort food recipes. Trisha’s Crockpot Macaroni & Cheese             http://www.mommyskitchen.net/2011/03/trishas-crockpot-macaroni-cheese.html            Ingredients: 8 – … Continue reading

Cheese Grits – Best Ever

I recently saw a cartoon I think you’ll like. Question concerning an older couple: How long have they been married?” Answer: “Long enough to be on their second bottle of Tabasco Sauce.” I love that. In September, we’ll have been married for 55 years. Hmmm. I wonder if I still have the same bottle of Tabasco. … Continue reading

Zesty Quinoa Salad

  You must try this recipe! One day, I needed to use the cilantro I had in the fridge. I found this recipe on the internet, and I’ve made it twice in the last couple of weeks.  It’s really tasty as a side dish warmed or chilled as a salad.  By the way, my husband likes it and that’s … Continue reading

Pineapple Casserole

Here’s a yummy recipe for a side dish or dessert. Great combination with pineapple and cheese, topped with Ritz Crackers. Enjoy! Pineapple Casserole      1 (20 oz.) pineapple chunks 1 cup grated cheddar cheese ¾ cup sugar 3 tbsp. flour Ritz Crackers (1 tube) ½ stick butter or margarine, melted Drain pineapple, reserving 1/3 cup liquid. … Continue reading

The Best Ever Pimiento Cheese

Okay, for those who’ve asked for my secret recipe for pimiento cheese, here it is. Our daughter, Lisa didn’t want me to post it on myblog because she and her friend Amy plan to feature it when they open a coffee shop type business.  I’m finally giving it out for two reasons. The first is obvious. When will these two … Continue reading

Microwave Squash Casserole

                                                                                                             Is it hot enough for you? A kind neighbor brought by batch of yellow squash. Yea!  I decided to make a squash casserole.  But it was too hot to turn on the oven.  My friend, Harriet came to the rescue with this delicious recipe for the microwave.  I made it with non-fat mayo, non-fat cheese and Smart Balance spread. … Continue reading