Easy BLT Pizza Recipe

Tis BLT Pizza recipe is so easy and quick, you’ll forget all about your favorite take out! www.lemonsforlulu.com

This easy BLT pizza recipe will have you saying so long to take out! I announced to my family that I was NOT going to cook on vacation.  By definition, vacation means to take a break.  If cooking and cleaning are my job, I should NOT be doing them on vacation right?  Right.  No cooking, zilch, zip, nada. Yes, I poured milk for cereal and made sandwiches, but not once did I turn on the stove or the oven.  No mixing, no stirring, no serving. … Continue reading →

BLT Tortellini Salad

BLT tortellini salad comes together so easily! It’s made with a simple Greek yogurt dressing and has lots of fresh tomatoes! www.lemonsforlulu.com

This post has been sponored by SocialStars #WalmartProduce.   I’m honored to be partnered to bring you these tasty recipes! This tortellini salad is tossed with a Greek yogurt dressing, bacon, lettuce and tomato!  Perfect BBQ food! There is nothing quite like a homegrown tomato is there?  I remember plucking juicy beef steak tomatoes right from my mom’s garden when I was a kid.  I’d bite right into them like they were apples.  I’d sprinkle a … Continue reading →

Buttermilk Ranch Mac and Cheese

A creamy baked pasta with lots tangy buttermilk ranch flavor! www.lemonsforlulu.com

 This cheesy baked pasta has lots of tangy buttermilk, chicken, bacon and a perfectly crunchy topping!   As I was prepping this pasta dish the other day, my daughter asked for a picture of me to bring in to school for a Mother’s Day project.  I searched high a low for a decent picture of myself.  Sadly, there weren’t many to choose from.  I realized as I flipped through album after album that I am hardly in any family pictures!  Sure … Continue reading →

Hot Brown Baked Potato

Hot Brown Baked Potato | lemonsforlulu.com

 The Hot Brown Sandwich with it’s cheese sauce, chicken and bacon have become the perfect baked potato topping! There are certain foods that are all about the filling.  My mom used to make stuffed peppers and stuffed cabbage a lot when I was a kid.  Nothing would deflate my good mood quicker than when I found either of these dinners were waiting for me. I'd eat the filling easily enough, it was the limp, soggy cabbage and the shriveled … Continue reading →

Fried Green Tomato BLT

Fried Green Tomato BLT

This is not your average blt! Fried green tomatoes are paired with lots of crispy bacon and a spicy aioli for a twist on the classic sandwich! Have you ever had a meal that left you speechless and breathless all at once?  I can honestly say this has only happened to me twice, and both meals were remarkably similar.  They both involved fried green tomatoes and bacon, both had "low country" in the title  and both were sandwiches.  On both … Continue reading →

Pasta Carbonara

Pasta Carbonara

  Only two weeks left before Google Reader disappears! Make sure you follow me on Bloglovin Summer is about taking it easy.  This pasta carbonara lets you do just that! This carbonara sauce has been lightened, but with both chicken and bacon, it has an abundance of flavor! This simple pasta dish will become a new family favorite! I thought summer was supposed to be like the life of Riley-easy.  Why on earth is our summer so … Continue reading →

Cinnamon Pancakes with Candied Bacon

Cinnamon Pancakes with Candied Bacon

       Breakfast for dinner is such a treat, especially when it involves homemade pancakes and brown sugar bacon! There are two foods that my family never gets tired of eating.  Bacon would be the first.  What's not to love about bacon?   I'm not talking about turkey bacon, I don't mess with that stuff.  I'm talking about the salty, crispy, full of fat, greasy, straight from the pig bacon!  The second is breakfast.  My … Continue reading →

Crab and Bacon Mac and Cheese

Crab and Bacon Mac and Cheese www.lemonsforlulu.com

Crab and Bacon Mac and Cheese   My mom served a lot of "mangia" when I was a kid.  You might know this as "stew".  No matter what your name is for this type of dish, I call it "blah".  There was nothing more disappointing than asking mom what was for dinner only to find out it was "mangia".   She made this for dinner because it was economical.  She would scour the grocery store for discounted meat, which would be combined with … Continue reading →

Creamy Baked Chicken

Creamy Bacon topped Chicken

    I drove through my old neighborhood today.  By old, I mean the house I lived in from birth to 12 years old.  It felt so strange.  With every turn, I was flooded with memories and names.  It seemed as though each house had a special meaning to me.  I either knew some one who had lived there or I simply remember riding my bike  or playing with friends along those streets. The house I grew up in has changed quite a bit on the … Continue reading →