Seasonal Saturday and Fresh Food Friday!

September has finally arrived, but yet at 93 degrees today, it still feels the same as August.  I could really handle some 80 degree temps right now, but I think I’m dreaming.  College football games begin this Saturday and my students are all ‘amped’ to the max over it.  Even though Mr. M. and P. and I stopped going to the all-day-long affairs of college games, we sure do miss the fun of tailgating . . . so why not tailgate at home in front of the tube in some blissful air-conditioning?  I’m a heat wimp, remember?

So now is the time to share any recipe, or 2 or 3 recipes if you like, including those tailgating recipes if you have some.  It’s a long weekend and Friday party time!

Here are the 10 Featured Posts from last week:

Cheers and Salute’ to the Labor Day Weekend!    These Lemon Drop Martinis that Donna made from The Slow Roasted Italian are perfect to lift our spirits and let the party begin!

Click on ‘read more’ below to link up your recipe (or 2 or 3) and to read all of the other recipes and featured posts.

Nikki from Chef n Training brought over this ‘fabulously flavored, seriously delicious’ and simply beautiful Bajio Chicken Salad.  I could eat the picture, Nikki!

Abby from Cats and Casseroles shared these luscious, sweet Cinnamon Rolls for a perfect breakfast or brunch!  Can you imagine just how ooey and gooey these must be?  Welcome to the party Abby!

MM from Ms. Enplace prepared these perfectly Blackened Cajun Chicken that she says are guaranteed tasty – tasty!  I am sure that these are just that since MM always posts delicious recipes on her blog.

Patti of Comfy Cuisine shared her Cinnamon Roll Pancakes that upon first sight will stop anyone in their tracks!  Rich buttermilk, cream cheese, cinnamon await inside and topped with an apple pie spice . . . when can we dig in Patti?

Ooooh!  A yummy, down-home delicious Carrot Salad was brought to the party by Megh from Yolks, Kefir, and Gristle.  Sweet, fresh simplicity!  Welcome Megh!

Chipotle Cream Fish Tacos from jsrief at Catz in the Kitchen, are perfect for these last hot lingering days of summer.  Once you’ve bitten into an excellent fish taco, you’re forever a convert!

Welcome to Angie from The Jammie Girl who shared this fresh End of Summer Salad.  Her resourcefulness in using up what is on hand is a winner in my (cook)book!

Creme Brulee is always the #1 dessert of choice for my husband and me; something that I’ve never attempted to make.  But leave it to my hometown friend, Lizzy of That Skinny Chick Can Bake!!! to prepare this classic and to do it with excellence!

Finally, just take a look at this decadent Chocolate on Chocolate Boston Cream Pie with Rum Ganache Glaze!  Claudia from What’s Cookin’ Italian Style baked this gift of love for her husband for their anniversary.  Lucky, lucky man!

So grab the button if you like!  The code is on the bottom of my sidebar on the right.
Thanks to EVERYONE for sharing your posts and making this such a fun get-together!  You are ALL appreciated whether new to this linky or a regular participant.
So now it’s your turn again to party hearty and share several of your posts that you are so pleased with!
Please use the URL of your blog post and not of your blog in general.
Recipe and food gardening posts only please.
Share as many posts as you like!
** To be considered for next week’s Featured Blogs, the button and/or link to “Fresh Food Friday” and/or “Seasonal Saturday” needs to appear in your post(s) that you’re linking up and sharing.  The codes are at the bottom of my sidebar on the right. **
And may God bless you over the weekend and always!
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  1. Thanks for hosting. Have a nice weekend!

  2. Lovely line up so far! Hope you have a wonderful long weekend. Just love the tomato and basil risotto below! Love it

  3. Roz – I have linked up Cream Cheese Cranberry Muffins, Coconut Cream Pie, and Sourdough Bread. Thank you for hosting!

  4. It seems everyone has been super busy lately! I am excited for football to, and the temperatures are SLOWLY getting better. Thank you for hosting today! xoxo

  5. Thanks for hosting!

    I’ll be back for the features from last week–I love that!

  6. I’m so glad to have found your blog! I hope you don’t mind my joining the party. :) I already see so many drool-worthy pics to click on. Thank you for hosting!

  7. Thanks for hosting! This week I shared a super yummy homemade Chocolate Fudge Sauce recipe. Hope you have a restful weekend. Thanks again :)

  8. Hi Roz,
    93 degrees sounds like a cold front to me, awh to have cooler weather. Fall does seem to bring a rush of activity with and energy all its own. Hope you will have a great week end and thanks for hosting!
    Miz Helen

  9. Dear Roz,
    This party is already incredible! I am looking forward to seeing everyone’s delicious recipes!
    Thank you for hosting – you truly are so gracious and welcoming!

    Have a great weekend, my friend.

  10. Your blog party has quickly become one of my favorites…I could plan my menu each week just from these delicious entries! Hope you have a fabulous holiday weekend! xo

  11. Great party, as always! Thanks for hosting and have a fab weekend!

  12. Happy Labor Day! With all the work you do your amazing to find time to showcase all of these then to mention my cake is just over the top.. your a special foodie friend indeed… after this long week this really made my day more than you know! thanks Bella !!!! thats the nicknames! Ciao for now~ Claudia thanks again xoxoxo

  13. Thanks for featuring my No Yeast Cinnamon Rolls! This week I’ve linked up three recipes. I’m looking forward to checking out everyone’s contributions!

  14. They’re all just gorgeous – but with our recent 90+ degree weather, that lemon drop martini sure drew me in! Have a relaxing and wonderful Labor Day, Roz.

  15. Roz, I’m just delighted to be featured this week! You are such a great host! I just happened to have a Ricotta and Roasted Red Pepper Frittata for you since you have so many peppers. Hope you enjoy xo

  16. PS…gosh I’m so delighted to be featured this week, Roz! Thank you!

    I had a cooking marathon today as my dad is in town for the weekend…and I completely missed that you selected my creme brulee! He’s taking Bill and my youngest up to the Notre Dame opener tomorrow…I will enjoy a little peace and quiet till they return :)

    Have a great weekend!!! xo

  17. Thank you for hosting. All that food looks so delicious I’m getting hungry just looking at the pictures. I look forward to seeing all that you offer. When you get a chance pleas echeck out my blog. Thank you.

  18. Um, those cinnamon rolls look unbelievable!

  19. Thanks for featuring my Bajio Chicken Salad! Great party! Thanks for hosting!


  20. I wish I had a fork that could cross the computer screen and dig into every one of these!

  21. Hey Roz :) Thank you again for featuring our recipe :) My husband was so excited about that :) I linked up a Peach Pie and Coconut Macaroon cookies :) Have a fabulous weekend!

  22. Rozz all look delicious, thanks by hostess, gloria

  23. Oh, Roz! Thanks for featuring my chicken…so excited!

  24. It’s great to be back to blogging. Have a great weekend Roz! :-)

  25. I’m toasting you with the beautiful lemon drop martini that Donna made. Thanks for hosting this wonderful Friday event Roz. I hope you enjoy a nice, leisurely weekend before school kicks into gear again.

  26. Oh My Oh My Oh My Oh My!!!!

    I’ll take one of each please! They all look YUMMY!

    Thanks for sharing with the Tuesday Train!

  27. As always U.S. Roz, thanks for so many wonderful links. All the best for the week ahead. Canadian Roz.

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