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Hash Brown Sausage Quiche

Hash Brown Sausage Quiche

I have always enjoyed quiche for breakfast or brunch, any kind really I just adore an egg pie.  I also love hash browns, so the idea of combining the two into one delicious dish, well count me in.  The crispness of the hash browns is a delightful change up from a flaky crust of a traditional quiche.  Really quite easy to make, this dish is perfect thing to serve your overnight or holiday guests, or to simply treat yourself on a lazy weekend.  Mix it up a bit during the week and have breakfast for dinner, this quiche will certainly satisfy and your family will love it. (more…)

Steakhouse-style Creamed Spinach

Steakhouse-style Creamed Spinach

Creamed Spinach with Parmesan Cheese

Tender leaves of spinach are sauteed with onion and garlic then added to a Parmesan cheese sauce in this mouthwatering ‘steakhouse’ version of creamed spinach.  This easy-to-make-recipe uses just a few simple ingredients to create an unforgettable side perfect for serving with most any meal.  Chock full of fresh spinach this delicious dish will have your family gobbling up the greens and begging for more.  (more…)

Grilling Ideas for Memorial Weekend

Grilling Ideas for Memorial Weekend

Grilling bratwurst

For many people Memorial Day weekend is considered the official start of the grilling season.  Folks are digging our their grills, locating their tongs and spatulas, exchanging propane tanks, and purchasing charcoal in anticipation of the coming weekend.  For many of us this will be the first three-day weekend in a long time and with warmer weather it is a natural that everyone is ready to get outside and grill.  I however am one of those crazy people who insist on grilling year-round.  Like the postal motto, neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night keeps me from my grill, and over the years I have found there is almost nothing that can not be prepared on the grill.

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Smoked Salmon Terrine

Smoked Salmon Terrine

Terrine of smoked salmon mousse

Smooth and creamy, incredibly delicious, this simple yet elegant terrine of smoked salmon is sure to please.  The perfect dish for any party or special event, this tantalizing mousse will amaze your guests.  Easy to make using only a few ingredients, this appetizer can be prepared ahead of your gathering.  Take you holiday entertaining to a new level with this mouthwatering and visually impressive delight.  Keep one in the freezer for unexpected visitors or for a last minute get together.  Simply divine! (more…)


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Grilled Blue Cheese & Bacon Stuffed Onions

Grilled Blue Cheese & Bacon Stuffed Onions

 

stuffed onion 10I love onions. All kinds and in almost any application, however I must confess I was a bit leary about this one. I had seen this concept a few times, prepared in varying manners, but it just seemed like even for me it might be too much onion. Well I finally got around to trying it, and am here to tell you, I am a fool. The time I have wasted not enjoying this delight is really a shame. The tender mellow flavor of the roasted onion melts together perfectly with the blue cheese and bacon to create a side dish that is out of this world. If I had a steak house, this little gem would certainly be one of the choices marked as “house specialties”, right along with twice baked sweet potatoes and corn souffle.

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