20+ Best Bacon Recipes

Treat your Family to One of my favorite Bacon Recipes Everything goes better with bacon, so the saying goes. Did you know that bacon has its own special day? It is celebrated on the Saturday before Labor Day in the US.  There are also some who think of international bacon day as December 30.   Whichever…

Ham and Spinach Pinwheel Appetizer Recipe

Ham and Spinach Pinwheel appetizer

I am always looking for new and interesting easy appetizers to start my parties off with a bang. This Ham and Spinach Pinwheel appetizer recipe is super easy to do, cooks in a flash and is also easy to eat and serve. Start your next Party with this Ham and Spinach Pinwheel Appetizer Recipe If…

French Bread Pizzas

French bread pizzas

Brrrr…it’s cold here in Raleigh. Time for one of my 30 minute meals that will hit the spot. The temps are down to about 9 degrees overnight and that is nothing whatsoever like normal for us here.  So, I need something filling and warm and comforting.  I decided to make corn chowder but wanted a…

Cheesy BLT with Avocado

Cheesy BLT with Avocado from The Gardening Cook

Ingredients 2 slices Bacon 2 slices of fresh avocado 1 tsp olive oil 1 egg slice Colby Jack and Mild Cheddar Cheese 1 – 4 inch piece of a French bread baguette, partially split 1Tbsp. Mayonnaise 1large piece of Cos 2 beefsteak tomato slices Salt and Pepper to Taste

Stop Light Baguettes

Stop Light Baguettes

My daughter has a website too. This is one of her fresh and healthy recipes.  Be sure to head over to visit and have a look around her site! Ingredients: Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3 Heirloom Tomatoes (Green, Yellow and Red) 1 Ripe Avocado Fresh Basil A Small Sourdough Round

Lightened Up Chicken Salad Sandwich

Thank heavens for supermarket rotisserie chickens. They make recipes like this lightened up Chicken Salad sandwich a breeze to make. Making this Lightened up Chicken Salad Sandwich Sandwiches are always fast and easy. I’m busy in the middle of the day and having something I can put together in just a few minutes really helps.…

30 Minute Taco Melts

The spicy flavor of Tacos combine with salsa and ground beef makes a wonderful luncheon melt.   Ingredients 1 lb lean (I use 94%) ground beef, cooked, and drained 1 1/2 cups of your favorite chunky salsa 1 can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury® Grands! refrigerated biscuits 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese or Mexican cheese blend…

Cheeseburger Taco Wraps

This recipe for cheeseburger taco wraps takes the tastes of cheeseburgers and tacos and combines them into one tasty meal.  This is one of my favorite 30 minute meals (or less!) Cheeseburger Taco Wraps for lunch anyone? You can even make these wraps with your own homemade taco seasoning mix.  The recipe is fast and…