Category Archives: Living in Elegant Simplicity

Shetland Hot Smoked Salmon Pâté and Oatcakes (#FishFridayFoodies)

This Shetland Hot Smoked Salmon Pâté recipe and Oatcakes are this month’s Fish Friday Foodies post. So…It’s the method of smoking the salmon that is hot, as opposed to the cold smoked method, and “oatcakes” aren’t cakes at all…they are crackers. … Continue reading

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Schnapps Peaches and Creamsicle (Boozy Pops)

This recipe for Schnapps Peaches and Creamsicles is the second installment in what I like to call Boozy Pops. Just for grown-ups, these popsicles are peachy and creamy, slightly boozy and the perfect way to thumb your nose at the … Continue reading

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Grilled Spicy Sweet and Sour Chicken

When homemade Spicy Sweet and Sour Sauce meets Grilled Chicken, it’s a match made in heaven! In this recipe for Grilled Spicy Sweet and Sour Chicken I not only give you a recipe you’ll use for all your sweet and … Continue reading

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Corn and Tomato Salad

This Corn and Tomato Salad recipe is the essence of the sweet flavors of Summer. Surprisingly simple, fresh and refreshing, it’s the perfect addition to your Summer salad lineup.  

Posted in Living in Elegant Simplicity, Meatless Monday, Picnic Fare, Salads, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Side Dishes, Vegetables | 2 Comments

Niçoise Tuna Bowl (#FishFridayFoodies)

A recipe for Niçoise Tuna Bowl is my contribution to this month’s Fish Friday Foodies theme of Buddha Bowls. 

Posted in Eggs, Entrée, Fish, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Rice and Grains, Salads, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Vegetables | 12 Comments

Kahlua Fudgesicles

It’s Summer and it’s hot out there. And the way I figure it, why should the kids have all the fun? This for grown-ups only Kahlua Fudgesicle recipe is just for us! Made with rich dark chocolate, Kahlua (coffee liqueur), … Continue reading

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Tomato Fennel Salad (Meatless Monday)

Summer is peak tomato season and this recipe for Tomato Fennel Salad is a great way to use the bounty of Summer’s gardens and Farmers’ Markets. 

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Grilled Corn Gazpacho with Crab (#SoupSwappers)

Since it’s July, and since it’s hotter than Hell’s Half Acre (aka The Devil’s Kitchen) in most places, this month’s Soup Saturday Swappers theme is Chilled Soups. My contribution is this recipe for Grilled Corn Gazpacho with Crab. If you … Continue reading

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Baked Eggplant with Roasted Red Pepper Relish (Meatless Monday)

Taking advantage of seasonal produce (July is Eggplant), this Baked Eggplant recipe is topped with Roasted Red Pepper Relish and Mozzarella. This isn’t fried, but it is just as crispy as if it had been! The relish is simple (5 … Continue reading

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Smoked Fish Dip – #CookoutWeek (Smokin Os)

This recipe for Smoked Fish Dip is another great use for Smokin’ O’s (the real wood ring that transforms your gas grill into a smoker)! Also, it’s the last day of #CookoutWeek, so be sure to enter the incredible giveaway! 

Posted in Appetizers, Dips and Spreads, Fish, Fun Food Friday, Grilling, Living in Elegant Simplicity, Picnic Fare, Saucy Southerner Recipes, Snacks | 7 Comments