Tomato and Cheese Tarts with Basil

July 19, 2012 Favorites

This is a very exciting post for me! Kitchen PLAY asked me to participate in its “30 Days of Outdoor Dining” event, sponsored by LAND O’ LAKES Deli Cheese. (See below for more details about the event.) My assignment was to create a fun, summer dish featuring Land O Lakes® 4 Cheese Italian Blend deli [...]

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Cheesy Grits Casserole

March 18, 2012 Breakfast

Feeling hung over after all those pints of Guinness yesterday? If so, you’ll need some home cooked comfort food to make it all better. This cheesy grits casserole will set you straight. We ate this the morning after our wedding and it definitely saved the day! After a long night of drinking and dancing, these [...]

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Estelle’s Cheesy Mexican Cornbread

February 29, 2012 Side Dishes

This recipe comes from my Aunt Estelle who is one of the most colorful characters in our family. She’s a big lady with a strong southern drawl, who lives in rural Mississippi and knows just about everyone in town. She’s also a mighty fine cook. One of the best. Granted, most of her dishes are [...]

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Cheesy Apple and Onion Soup

November 13, 2011 Fall

I’m pleased to announce that I’m back from my honeymoon. We had a wonderful time touring London, Paris and Istanbul and I can’t wait to tell you all about it. It will take me at least several days to get everything organized (nearly 800 pictures to sort through!) so I’ll leave you with a recipe [...]

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Grana Padano Cheese

July 14, 2011 Favorites

  I received cheese in the mail, a sample of Grana Padano. I’m a very, very lucky girl.    Doesn’t this beauty just break your heart? I’m not sure there’s anything more gorgeous than a hunk of fine cheese. And Grana Padano is especially good, Italian cheese- apparently one of the most popular in Italy. [...]

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Spicy Cheesy Corn Muffins

June 14, 2011 Side Dishes

Well, don’t these look cozy? Makes me wanna curl up in a blanket on the couch. Or eat. I could definitely put away more than a few of these muffins. Which is exactly what I did the other night when I made them. Oops! But it was no accident. I had a hankering for corn [...]

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Jarlsberg Grilled Cheese with Arugula and Truffle Oil

April 4, 2011 Sandwiches

  I’m so excited about this post! This post is my creation for Kitchen PLAY’s Side Car Series Event sponsored by Jarlsberg USA.  Seeing as grilled cheese is one of my all-time favorite meals, you can imagine my enthusiasm when Kitchen PLAY asked me to help “Celebrate Grilled Cheese Month- Jarlsberg Style.”  No need to [...]

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