Pulled Pork & Orzo Italian Salad With roasted garlic

Published in Carolina Country Magazine May 2020 Creations like this one is why I sometimes feel like the Queen of Throw Cooking!  Because that is just how this tasty salad came to be. Each year, on the 2nd Sunday in September,  Dinner in the Meadow is held in Franklin County outside Louisburg, NC. Held atop… Continue reading Pulled Pork & Orzo Italian Salad With roasted garlic

Pizza Bread Bowl Fondue

Fondue… bread bowl pizza fondue! Try these fun ways to enjoy a simple supper or for a crowd at your next gathering. Get creative with fondue and dippers… here are a couple of favorites. Which do you like? Bread Bowl Pepperoni or Hawaiian Pizza Fondue?

Wendy’s Spaghetti Sauce… finally on “paper!”

...gather your ingredients and fill your freezer with Wendy's Spaghetti Sauce on a dreary winter's day!

“The BEST spaghetti sauce!” That’s what my family and friends call this… make several gallons at the time to eat anytime! Great to “gift” and especially appreciated “funeral food” when grieving folks have been giving away all the boxes of fried chicken dropped off! Maybe I should rename it to Funeral Spaghetti! Just make some…

Spaghetti Grilled Cheese Sandwich in Cheese Puddle

Sometimes you’ve just gotta carb out… and if you’re not up to that, then you need to check on out now!                           UPDATE:  Wendy’s Spaghetti & “meatballs” Sauce recipe is here! It was published in January Carolina Country since this original post as… Continue reading Spaghetti Grilled Cheese Sandwich in Cheese Puddle

Italian Rotisserie Chicken Salad Stuffed Tomatoes

Throw together this no-cook chicken salad in no time for a tasty meal on a hot summer's day.

Well here we are, in the dog days of summer!  In my neck of the woods, it’s been the monsoon days of summer. Rain! RaiN! RAIN!  But hopefully, we have a little break in sight for that and can now “look forward” to good old hot.humid.days.of.August!  And who wants to turn on anything that will… Continue reading Italian Rotisserie Chicken Salad Stuffed Tomatoes