Mardi Gras : Muffuletta Dip

Mardi Gras : Muffuletta Dip

1 1/4 cup olive salad drained and divided {I like the Boscoli Family brand}2 cups Italian blend cheese shredded1/4 lb deli ham diced1/4 lb deli salami diced1/4 lb capicola {or substitute mortadella} diced8 oz container Olive cream cheese spread2 -10 inch round Muffuletta bread loaves {or sub another bread bowl like Sourdough or Italian}2 tsp garlic powderolive oil for drizzling Preheat oven to 350 degrees.Cut the top off the bread bowls and remove the center leaving a [...]

Pumpkin Walnut Cheesecake

Pumpkin Walnut Cheesecake

Today I am celebrating National Pumpkin Cheesecake and Nut day with this yummy recipe. Perfect for the up coming holiday// Lisa 2 cups graham cracker crumbs1/4 cup sugar6 tablespoons butter, meltedfilling:3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened3/4 cup sugar3/4 cup packed dark brown sugar1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin1/4 cup heavy whipping cream1 teaspoon [...]

Fall Favorites : Southern Egg Benedict

Fall Favorites :  Southern Egg Benedict

Happy National Egg Day ! This Friday I am sharing a favorite Family Brunch recipe with a Southern twist. Eggs Benedicta with Biscuits instead of English Muffins. Enjoy you weekend.... Lisa 1 can 16 oz Grand biscuits or homemade biscuits. 8(1-oz.) slices Canadian bacon or cooked Southern ham. hollandaise sauce 8eggs, poached Heat oven to [...]

Lisa Friday Favorite

Lisa Friday Favorite

Today Iam sharing some of my favorite area Food Tucks ! Its National Food Truck day! Are you a food truck fan? Do you follow your favorite on social media tracking them ? Asian noodles and rice Caribian Jerk truck Mexician food truck Fresh Guacamole 2 ripe Avocado mashed1 tsp lemon peel1 T lemon juice [...]

National Tortilla Chip Day

National Tortilla Chip Day

I am celebrating two fun holidays today ! National Bartender Day and Tortilla chip day - so let's get cooking..... Baked Tortilla Chips : 1 (12 ounce) package corn tortillas1 tablespoon vegetable oil3 tablespoons lime juice1 teaspoon ground cumin1 teaspoon chili powder1 teaspoon salt Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).Cut each tortilla [...]

Small Town life

Small Town life

Today on my blog it's all about life in a small Southern town living . And today I am celebrating with my nod to Steel Magnolia and the women of Melville. True Steel Magnolias Lisa The title 'Steel Magnolias' is meant as a metaphor Harling explained that the title of “Steel Magnolias” is meant to [...]