Category Archives: Living in Elegant Simplicity

Artichoke Heart Savory Palmier

This recipe for Savory Palmier is a super appetizer for any time, but it’s great for Valentine’s Day tomorrow! Made easy with the use of frozen puff pastry sheets, it’s filled with artichoke hearts, toasted pine nuts, goat cheese and … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Baking, Brunch, Holiday Cooking, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Meatless Monday, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Savory Pies, Snacks | 4 Comments

Steak Oscar – Filet with Lump Crab Asparagus and Classic Béarnaise Sauce

Filet of Beef topped with lump crab meat, asparagus and a classic Béarnaise sauce is Steak Oscar. And it’s perfect for a special Valentine’s supper. As elegant as it looks, this dish is very easy! Yes, even the Béarnaise sauce…which I will demystify … Continue reading

Posted in Cast Iron Cooking, Entrée, Holiday Cooking, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Meats, Sauces, Saucy Southerner Recipes | 4 Comments

Ham Spinach Mushroom Quiche with Low Carb Crust

This Ham Spinach Mushroom Quiche recipe is easy and a great way to use the Low Carb Pie Crust recipe I posted yesterday. Simple, flavorful and nutritious it makes for a great weeknight meal. 

Posted in Baking, Brunch, Eggs, Entrée, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Savory Pies | 4 Comments

Roasted Cauliflower Mushroom Garlic Walnut Soup (Meatless Monday)

Oven-Roasted Cauliflower, along with Mushrooms, Garlic and Walnuts combine with sautéed onions, celery and carrot; herbs, vegetable stock, vermouth and cream for an incredibly flavorful as well as hearty soup that’s perfect for cold weather and for Meatless Monday.  

Posted in Entrée, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Meatless Monday, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Soups, Vegetables | 2 Comments

Easy Yeast Rolls

Baking bread isn’t difficult and this Easy Yeast Roll recipe will allow you to make your own homemade dinner rolls. 

Posted in Baking, Breads, Holiday Cooking, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Saucy Southerner Recipes | 2 Comments

Cozze in Bianco – aka Carrabba’s Mussels in White Wine Lemon Butter Knockoff Recipe (#FishFridayFoodies)

Mussels are so simple to prepare, ready in just minutes, and they are just delicious, too! This recipe has butter and garlic, wine and Pernod, shallots and lemon and basil. Serve it with crusty bread to soak up the sauce … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Entrée, Fish, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Saucy Southerner Recipes | 12 Comments

Raw Cranberry Relish

A crazy start to 2018 made me realize that my favorite Raw Cranberry Relish wasn’t published on my website! Super simple to prepare with either fresh or frozen cranberries, this very low sugar recipe is absolutely loaded with vitamin C! … Continue reading

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Split Pea with Ham Soup (#SoupSwappers)

This month’s theme is “Memory Soups” and my recipe for Split Pea with Ham Soup is chock full of wonderful memories. 

Posted in Beans, Entrée, Holiday Cooking, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Soups, Stories | 14 Comments

Sweet and Spicy Sriracha Salmon (#FishFridayFoodies)

This month’s theme for Fish Friday Foodies is Asian Flavors and this recipe for Sweet and Spicy Sriracha Salmon fits the bill! Cooking time is just minutes, so it’s perfect for hectic weeknights! 

Posted in Entrée, Fish, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Saucy Southerner Recipes | 7 Comments

Low Carb Crackers

These Low Carb Crackers are perfect for Low Carb, Ketogenic, Gluten-Free and Paleo lifestyles! The easy recipe uses almond flour and a variety of seeds (or you can make them plain). You don’t have to skip the crackers this holiday! … Continue reading

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