Green Bean Casserole on a Stick

November 24, 2021.  The Thanksgiving menu can get rather predictable- not that that’s a bad thing- but, I like to mix it up a bit most years, much to the dismay of your Mom, who much prefers a Norman Rockwellian vibe to the festivities.  This year may be my crowning glory when it comes toContinue reading “Green Bean Casserole on a Stick”

Cheesy Sticks & Souper Dips

Jump to the InstaRecipe if you’re in a rush and/or don’t want any Dad Advice!  November 08, 2021.  Dear Kids– These recipes were inspired by your childhood eating habits of hardly touching your soup whenever we had a family favorite that Gramps called “American Pizza”- a combination of grilled cheese and tomato soup.  Back inContinue reading “Cheesy Sticks & Souper Dips”

Fish In A Dish- Chowder Style

Jump to the Fish In A Dish-  Chowder Style InstaRecipe  August 15, 2021.  Dear Kids– This recipe makes me smile because it features a Ritz cracker topping, which was the only way you two kids would eat fish when you were very young  The buttery cracker topping was one of the “tricks” in my GettingContinue reading “Fish In A Dish- Chowder Style”

The Pimento Cheese and Pickle Plate

Jump to Pimento Cheese InstaRecipe if you’re in a rush and/or don’t want any Dad Advice!  June 30, 2021.  Dear Kids–  While your Mom is famous, at least in our family and among our friends, for her elaborate and delicious cheese boards that feature many cheeses, cured meats, spreads, fruits, nuts, jams, etc., I nowContinue reading “The Pimento Cheese and Pickle Plate”

Carolina Tuna Nachos

May 21, 2021.  Dear Kids–  When you go to the Carolinas, you expect to be blown away by the barbecue, but you don’t expect to be blown away by tuna nachos, so imagine our surprise when we couldn’t get enough of the blackened tuna nachos at The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar. On our first familyContinue reading “Carolina Tuna Nachos”

Thanksgiving Leftover Turkey and Waffles: Special Late Night, So You’re Ready for Sunday Brunch, Edition

November 27, 2020.  I doubt that either of you have a waffle iron, which is something most people probably don’t buy until they’re married and have a kid or two- until then, I suppose they just go out to brunch if they want a waffle.  I didn’t buy my first waffle iron until I hadContinue reading “Thanksgiving Leftover Turkey and Waffles: Special Late Night, So You’re Ready for Sunday Brunch, Edition”

Lucky 7 Mac and Cheese with Chip Dust Roulette

November 16, 2020.  I never really thought of mac and cheese as a Thanksgiving side dish, but, apparently when we lived down south I should have.  According to nerdist.com, the Thanksgiving Gold Coast of mac and cheese runs from Delaware to Georgia.  So, in honor of our time in the south, I give you thisContinue reading “Lucky 7 Mac and Cheese with Chip Dust Roulette”

She Adored A Cranberry Sorbet*

*sung to the tune of Raspberry Beret November 11, 2020.  Let’s knock out a few Thanksgiving recipes over the next few weeks since one or both of you might not be able to make it home thanks to our friend COVID.  Of course, mom and I want you home, but we get it- you don’tContinue reading “She Adored A Cranberry Sorbet*”