Mimi’s Kickin Corn and Rice Casserole

Mimi’s Kickin Corn and Rice Casserole is the perfect side dish to serve with a favorite Summer BBQ.  Recipe is easy to make ahead and bake as needed.  Creamy sauce wraps around the corn with rice and hits your mouth with a hint of bacon.

Casserole recipe includes cayenne, jalapeño and chipotle chile powder to give it a kick that delivers. This trio of flavor allows for easy adjustment depending on your preference for spice. Continue reading “Mimi’s Kickin Corn and Rice Casserole”

Plan a wine tasting with friends

Food and wine fall under the pleasures of life to enjoy. Whether your group of friends fall under the wine connoisseurs or “Wine for Dummies”  host a tasting . Plan a wine tasting with friends to share a relaxed evening enjoying wine and food wrapped around the desire to learn more about wine. Continue reading “Plan a wine tasting with friends”

Love Here and Loves From Afar

How rich our lives are with love here and loves from afar? It is hard for me to have quiet time today without thinking of my many loves. Loved ones that are within grasp of my reach and loves that require a long journey. In some cases the journey is traveled only in my mind wrapped around memories, longing for missed time, things I want to share and joy. Continue reading “Love Here and Loves From Afar”

Fairhope’s White Linen Night Event

Eastern Shore Art Center is hosting Fairhope’s White Linen Night Event on May 17th.  May is a perfect time to show off your crisp white linen while sharing a libation and listening to music. Eastern Shore Art Center is working hard to deliver a fun-filled event for your pleasure. Continue reading “Fairhope’s White Linen Night Event”

Picnic Worthy Roasted Poblano Corn Salad

Weather on the Gulf Coast calls out for a Picnic Worthy Roasted Poblano Corn Salad. Cool breezes with lots of warm sunshine mixed in for good measure make a great recipe for a picnic outing. Whether you are planning a beach or lunch picnic, this recipe will serve alongside any sandwich or protein. Continue reading “Picnic Worthy Roasted Poblano Corn Salad”

Hip Fairhope Outdoor Event

Trio of little girls and others enjoying the show at Hip Fairhope Outdoor Event www.diningwithmimi.com
Adorable Roman Street fans enjoying the music.

Live at Five is my new favorite hip Fairhope outdoor event. Great weather, cool Concert Series and awesome amphitheater. Perfect event for all ages. Lovely way to spend an afternoon with your friends in a small or large group. Event is held at Halstead Amphitheater on campus of Coastal Alabama Community College. Continue reading “Hip Fairhope Outdoor Event”

Smoky Roasted Poblano, Tomatillo and Tomato Salsa

Tray loaded with fresh tomatoes, tomatillios, poblano peppers, onion and garlic for Smoky Roasted Poblano, Tomatillo and Tomato Salsa www.diningwithmimi.com
Using fresh ingredients will offer the best flavor and nutrition for your salsa.

Cinco de Mayo is around the corner and requires a Smoky Roasted Poblano, Tomatillo and Tomato Salsa that is delicious. Since I love Mexican food whipping up a salsa would be easy. Using fresh ingredients and the flavors that I love in Mexican food are easy to combine until you reach just the right amount of spicy heat and flavor magic. Continue reading “Smoky Roasted Poblano, Tomatillo and Tomato Salsa”

Save a Ham Bone, Feed a Cowboy Soup Recipe

Vintage Occupied Japan dishes filled with Leftover ham bone ready to become new recipe Save a Ham Bone, Feed a Cowboy Soup Recipe www.diningwithmimi.com
Ham Bone from 12-15 pound ham leftover from Dinner party

Save a Ham Bone, Feed a Cowboy Soup Recipe leaves no doubt that it delivers a hearty bowl that will satisfy your hunger. I love cooking soups from items on hand. It is a great way to feed your creativity, use leftovers, maximize time for your passions. Serving soup in the evening is an easy meal to reheat after a long day at work or play. Continue reading “Save a Ham Bone, Feed a Cowboy Soup Recipe”

Soulful Sounds From Fairhope Alabama With Jimmy Lumpkin And The Revivals

Have you missed the soulful sounds from Fairhope Alabama with Jimmy Lumpkin and The Revivals?  Did I hear you say who? What? In short, you missed it! You totally blew a great opportunity to hear the  rich voice of Jimmy Lumpkin and The Revivals. Continue reading “Soulful Sounds From Fairhope Alabama With Jimmy Lumpkin And The Revivals”

Spicy Gulf Shrimp Gravy, Andouille Sausage and Grits Recipe

Spicy Gulf Shrimp Gravy, Andouille Sausage and Grits recipe is a delicious entrée to serve your love. Also perfect to pair with a chilled white wine on a hot day.  In addition, gravy recipe works well to make ahead for serving later. Delicious dish to serve for a dinner party or family meal. Easy way to make your Gulf shrimp disappear. Continue reading “Spicy Gulf Shrimp Gravy, Andouille Sausage and Grits Recipe”