Cucumber, Roasted Red Pepper and Brie Sub with Pineapple Cream Cheese Spread

It’s Ingredient Challenge Monday again! This week’s ingredient is the very versatile cucumber. Cucumbers are very low in calories and high in the intra-cellular electrolyte potassium. Thinking about that takes me back to nursing school. But I don’t want to go there. Anyway, potassium is an extremely important electrolyte that …

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Dixie Chik’s Entry into Tastespotting’s Johnsonville Sausage Contest

I ran across this contest on www.tastespotting.com recently.  Use Johnsonville Italian sausage in an original or not-so-original way – should be fun, right?  It was.  My first attempt was a sausage, cheese and maple scone that looked great but didn’t quite make the cut in the taste area.  Needed probably more …

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