Monday, September 16, 2019

Chocolate Caramel Apple Slices: Welcome to #AppleWeek

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #AppleWeek . I received complimentary product from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of the #AppleWeek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.

Delicious apples coated in caramel, sprinkled with ginger cookie crumbs, drizzled with 2 different chocolates.  It must be Fall!!!


Welcome to Apple Week ..........

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo #OurFamilyTable

This delicious, warm, spicy Gumbo is made in an Instant Pot, first using the saute setting and then switching to the slow cook setting.  Served over rice it makes a complete, nutritious and satisfying dinner.


We are sharing Instant Pot/Slow Cooker recipes From Our Dinner Table today..............

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Enjoying Indian Summer with Alma Sparkling Brut from Brazil #WinePW

I received a sample of Sparkling wine from Spain for tasting purposes.  All opinions are completely my own.  I received no monetary compensation for this post.

Last week I was fretting because my dough for my Sourdough Bagels wouldn't rise because it was too cold in the house.



On Wednesday it was 87* and sunshine for most of the day and then at 4 pm the storms came knocking out a transformer on our street.  Thank goodness we have an all house generator.  That makes it possible for me to still write up this post and share a taste of a Michigan Indian Summer with you.

Friday, September 13, 2019

Hungarian Mushroom Soup #NationalMushroomMonth

This rich, creamy, mushroom soup flavored with paprika and dill makes for a delicious full dinner when served up with a loaf of crusty warm bread.  It is also nice as a starter but beware of the portion size as it is very filling.


It is National Mushroom Month..........

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Middle Eastern Potatoes #ImprovCookingChallenge

These lovely spiced potatoes are creamy on the inside and crispy on the outside.  They are like a little taste of Heaven in every bite.


We were given Potatoes and Coriander as our Improv Cooking Challenge this month.........

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Koshary #EattheWorld

This tasty one bowl meal is a popular street food in Egypt known as Koshary.  It is vegan, nutritious and delicious.  Perfect for a Meatless Monday meal.


Rice and Lentils topped with pasta and chickpeas in a fragrant tomato sauce and then a generous portion of fried onions......Pure Nirvana.  Join us as we Eat the World........

Everything Sourdough Bagels #BreadBakers

Homemade Bagels made with Sourdough discard and sprinkled with everything spice mix.  What a great way to start the day!!!


Join the Bread Bakers today as we share Breads with Seeds............

Monday, September 9, 2019

Quiche with Potato Crust #BakingBloggers

These fun little Quiche cups are perfect for a brunch buffet.  You can add any fillings you like or make 2 or 3 batches so there is a variety to offer.  I served this batch up at room temperature as part of an appetizer spread that I put out before dinner at our Labor Day gathering.


Made with a hash brown crust these little bites of goodness were perfect for this month's Baking Bloggers theme of potatoes..........

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Pizza Dough made with Sourdough Discard #OurFamilyTable

This is one of my favorite ways that I have found yet to use up my sourdough discard.  This pizza crust is delicious!!  It is chewy and toothsome without being thick.  It has become my new favorite crust and my new favorite sourdough recipe.


The From Our Dinner Table Group are sharing Quick and Easy Pizza Recipes today..........

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Appassimento Method explained in Layman Terms #ItalianFWT

When Katarina of Grapevine Adventures invited the members of ItalianFWT to join her in sampling wines made in the Appassimento Method, I wasn't sure what to expect.  Upon reading her invitation post I learned that this method is made by dehydrating the grapes before the wine making.

Drying the grapes beforehand usually results in a sweet wine, comparable to the Ice Wine made here in cold climates.  Ice wines made here in Michigan are very popular and sought after. They are also very pricey.



However, the drying of these grapes can be done using several different methods meaning that not all wines made in this method are necessarily sweet.  This made me happy because I don't care much for sweet wines.

Friday, September 6, 2019

Italian Meatball Stew and the Weekly Menu

This rich, warm and comforting stew is perfect as the summer melts into fall and the days grow shorter and chillier.  Beef and Italian sausage meatballs in a tomato sauce with potatoes and green beans makes a complete one pot dinner.



Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Feed a family of 4 for one day in under $16 #HungerActionMonth

September is Hunger Action Month.  You can learn more about Hunger in America at Pass the Plate , part of Feeding America.  At these websites you will learn how you can help feed the hungry in America.  You will be given an opportunity to donate, volunteer or even to write your State Representative regarding this terrible problem.

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Kate of Kate's Recipe Box asked the members of Festive Foodies to join her in attempting to feed a family of 4 only spending the allotted $5.50 or less per meal per family that they would receive from government assistance.

Amazing Cherry Almond Sourdough Scones #FoodieExtravaganza

Tender flaky biscuits studded with dried cherries and slivered almonds are perfect with your tea for breakfast or for an afternoon snack to carry you through the day.


We are having a Tea Party today over at Foodie Extravaganza........

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Chicken Enchilada Rice Bake #OurFamilyTable

This tasty one pot meal starting with leftovers, stretched with the addition of rice is a delicious, easy and quick weeknight meal.  Look at that golden melted cheese and only one pan to clean.  OH MY YUM!


The From Our Dinner Table Group are sharing their Best Rice Recipes for Dinner today.........

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