Gazpacho for a No Cook Summer Meal

Gazpacho for a No Cook Summer Meal

Summer is in full swing and it is H-O-T and H-U-M-I-D here in St. Louis. This means I don’t want to turn on the stove to cook but we still want something good to eat at home. Gazpacho is a chilled tomato soup that requires no cooking at all with origins in the southern Spanish region of Andalusia. There are tons … Continue Reading →
Easy Grilled Teriyaki Meal

Easy Grilled Teriyaki Meal

I had not planned to do a recipe post about these meal, but when I posted this picture I had so many people asking me about it and for recipes so I thought I would go ahead and share. There is nothing overly complicated about the easy grilled meal either. Even a new cook or griller can manage this I … Continue Reading →
Mocha Vanilla Iced Coffee K-Cups and Coffee for the Troops

Mocha Vanilla Iced Coffee K-Cups and Coffee for the Troops

Okay, you coffee addicts raise your hands out there! While I am not a coffee drinker, my DIL, Caitlan, loves it and she loves all the different flavors and iced coffee too. Recently Community  Coffee asked if we would like to try their Mocha Vanilla Iced Coffee K-Cups and Caitlan immediately said yes! The taste – great according to Caitlan! … Continue Reading →
Throw Your Taste Buds a Curveball

Throw Your Taste Buds a Curveball

Throw Your Taste Buds a Curveball (Family Features) Peanuts, nachos, hot dogs – all foods you’d expect to eat at the ballpark. But if you plan to enjoy baseball season from the comfort of home, it’s time to shake up your game-time menu line-up with a pork-filled twist. Check out this video, which celebrates baseball season and pork with recipes … Continue Reading →
Fried Dill Pickles at Home

Fried Dill Pickles at Home

Caitlan and Hubby love pickles and they love fried pickles even more. This weekend Hubby decided to finally try making them himself at home. I think he was very happy that he did too! For anyone who has never had fried pickles and who love pickles you will be in for a treat. You take your favorite dill pickle slices … Continue Reading →
Memorial Day Food Ideas

Memorial Day Food Ideas

Memorial Day is fast approaching as is Fourth of July. These are both great holidays for entertaining family and friends outside and getting into the patriotic spirit. Today I’m sharing some recipes from Family Features that would be perfect for either of these holidays or really at any time during the summer. Add Some Sizzle with a Brat Bar or … Continue Reading →
Television for Foodies

Television for Foodies

There is so much television for foodies on these days that can be so inspiring. It doesn’t matter if you like to cook or just eat, the shows are still fun to watch and can be quite informative as well. I take tons of inspiration from the shows for my own cooking at home as well as learning about new … Continue Reading →
5 o’Clock Friday: World Whiskey Day

5 o’Clock Friday: World Whiskey Day

May 21 is World Whiskey Day! Yes! World Whiskey Day is a day to celebrate whiskey and the wonderful cocktails you can make with it! Today I have two great drinks to share that use Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey Whiskey that will be perfect to toast the day! World Whisky Day is all about making whisky fun and enjoyable. It’s … Continue Reading →
Grilling Gift Ideas

Grilling Gift Ideas

We grill a lot in our family so grilling gifts are always a good choice for many of the dads and guys in our family. Not that the guys are the only ones that grill, but they do a lot of it. I tried to find some more unique ideas that you may not have seen before that would be … Continue Reading →