Showing posts from 2014

Full Plate Thursday 1-1-15

Full Plate Thursday Where The Greatest Cooks On The Planet Gather Happy New Year! Wishing You and Your Family a Very Happy New Year With Abundant Blessings in 2015! I am so excited to spend the first day of 2015 with all of you! Thursday is a fun day of the week, always looking forward to the wonderful food and fellowship that we all share together. You have helped to make 2014 a wonderful year here at The Cottage and I certainly look forward to having many good times and good food with you in 2015. To pass along a little good luck for the new year I am sharing a little Black Eyed Pea Mash on Crispy Polenta appetizer with all of you this evening. I can't wait to see what you are sharing for the first party of the year so lets get this party started! Black Eyed Pea Mash On Crispy Polenta   This Is How I Filled My Plate Last Week Breakfast Apple Pie Breakfast Pizza at Athletic Avocado Morning Snack Orange Roll Quick Bread at Brunt Apple Homema

Top Ten Recipes 2014

I always enjoy reflecting back on the past year and remembering all the great moments of the year. One of the highlights of my year happens to be coming here to the blog and sharing our simple way of life with all of you. I want to thank you for being a part of all of this and making it so special for me, your visits and your friendship really touch my heart. The recipes we are sharing today are YOUR FAVORITES for 2014 and I loved making every one of them and sharing them with you. Top Ten Recipes 2014   Baked Creamed Skillet Corn Chicken Spaghetti Baked Sandwich No Bake Lemon Jar Pie Apple Hand Pie Southwest Skillet Dip Ladies Club Chicken Salad Southwest Chicken Soup Old Fashioned Meatloaf Seafood Casserole Thank you so much for stopping by today and for your support throughout the years.  Have a very safe New Years and hope to see back at The Cottage real soon! Peace and Joy Miz Helen Runners Up That Y

Black Eyed Pea Mash on Crispy Polenta

This is a big bite of southern cuisine with a southwestern flair. Black Eyed Pea Mash on Crispy Polenta is a great appetizer to serve for any event and is packed with the flavor that brings folks back to the table looking for seconds. This appetizer is a perfect good luck charm for any New Years table with all the requirements of the good luck peas . Not only can this flavorful mash be presented on a crispy polenta round, but can be used as a wonderful dip served with corn chips. I sure hope that you enjoy this new recipe that I developed for special parties.

Whats For Dinner Next Week 12-28-14

A Weekly Family Friendly Meal Plan With Recipes It is hard to believe that we are making our last meal plan for 2014, the year has flown by. Looking back over this past year of our garden to table food we had a great year with lots of new recipes that we shared with you as well as seasonal meal plans to help you with your meal planning. The week after Christmas is always a week of reflection for me and a week of planning for the new year. You have been a big part of my blogging year and hopefully will be again next year and for that I thank you!! Happy New Year Wishing You And Your Family A Year Filled With Abundant Blessings! The Menu  Week Of 12-18-14 Sunday Herb Crusted Ribs with Orange Sauce and Sweet Potatoes and Onions Turnips and Greens Corn Bread Stix Cranberry Apple Cobbler Monday Herb White Bean Soup Salad Corn Muffins de Provence Left Over Cobbler Tuesday Ziti Bake Salad Herb Garlic Bread Wednesday New Years E

Full Plate Thursday Special Edition 12-22-14

Full Plate Thursday Where The Greatest Cooks On The Planet Gather Welcome To This Special Edition Of Full Plate Thursday Our Special Wish For You and Your Family May your life be filled with Peace, Love and Joy Merry Christmas and  Happy Hanukkah I am so happy to see you at this festive time, we will all be spending time with friends and family during this time and I am so pleased that you could spend some of that time with us here at our Full Plate Thursday blogging family.  I am sharing a Christmas Eve Brunch to Dinner with you today.  We all look forward to your wonderful holiday dishes so lets get this party started! Christmas Eve: Brunch to Dinner   This Is How You Filled Your Plate Last Week Top Ten Page Views From Full Plate Thursday 12-18-14 Italian Ricotta Cookies at Love Bakes Good Cakes Pizza Pasta Bake at Spend with Pennies Favorite Christmas Cake at Gypsy Heart Frozen Hot Chocolate at Sweet Caroline's Corne

Whats For Dinner Next Week 12-21-14

It's Christmas week and the cottage is a buzz, getting ready for the festivities. It is always a very exciting time for us with parties and special events shared with friends and family. We are busy cooking and planning for a very special time and I am so glad that you could share this time with us. Wishing You and Your Family A Blessed Christmas That Is Filled With Joy Love and Peace Sunday Slow Cooker Bella Beef Tips On Noodles Peas and Carrots Tossed Green Salad Herb Garlic Bread Peppermint Pie Monday Roasted Southwest Pumpkin Stew Cornbread Pfeffernusse Tuesday  Left Over Pumpkin Stew Chef's Salad Cranberry Nut Bites Wednesday Christmas Eve: From Brunch to Dinner Thursday Rosemary Prime Rib Roast Crock Pot Au Gratin Potatoes Green Beans with Bacon and Onion Vinaigrette Christmas Fruit Salad Cottage Rolls Rio Grande Pecan Pie Friday Left Overs E