Archive for June, 2010

Mexican Tomato Salad

Mexican Tomato Salad

If you are a giant dork like me, your food will be red, white and blue this weekend at your big gathering.  I not only have the decor, serving dishes, and all dining pieces in these beautiful colors but I also do my best to have red, white and blue food on the table.  Clearly […]

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Green Bean Salad

Green Bean Salad

Last week I told you many different ways to wow your friends and family with BBQ and grilling recipes.  If you are seeking additional ones, just search up there to the left in the search box.  I have lots more where those came from. This week I thought I would share some side dishes, salads […]

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Yoda Soda

Yoda Soda

Star Wars fans got their very own cookbook in 1998.  I have noticed a huge resurgence of this cookbook in the last few years at places like Urban Outfitters.  I am happy to use mine (I actually have three, all gifts) when the need arises as it has this week. I got to thinking, well […]

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Tabasco Steaks

Tabasco Steaks

When I spotted this recipe last summer, I had to try it.  My dearest and best loves Tabasco.  When we are out eating, he puts it on fries, eggs, sandwiches, just about everything that is put in front of him.  It’s a great recipe for Independence day, and if you decide to try it, invite […]

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Mustard & Honey Drumsticks

Mustard & Honey Drumsticks

Kids are always a challenge for me at big BBQ events.  I am doing all I can to make the experience fun and delightful while offering the best food I could possibly prepare.  Children are usually running around, playing, laughing and the last thing they want to do is sit to eat.  Parents do their […]

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Grilled Eggplant & Mozzarella Sandwich

Grilled Eggplant & Mozzarella Sandwich

Independence Day and all the fun activities that come with it is just around the corner.  I have been sharing lots of recipes that you can make for this special cookout.  Remember, you can search BBQ, cookout, picnic, side dish, and just about anything else you may need (including adult beverages) in the search box […]

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Lime Chicken with Mint

Lime Chicken with Mint

I found a chicken cookbook in my travels earlier this month and it was full of different as well as traditional chicken recipes.  One recipe I really enjoyed making is the one I am sharing today.  The lime and mint make it super refreshing on a hot summer day.  And I used the leftovers to […]

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