Parmesan Ranch Ritz Crackers Recipe

Parmesan Ranch Ritz Crackers Recipe

The other night I went to a painting party and we were all supposed to bring a snack. I like to bring things that can sit out without having to keep them hot or cold so I made these amazingly delicious and flavorful Parmesan Ranch Ritz Crackers. You can eat them alone or you can add any kind of dip … Continue Reading →
Brio Tuscan Grille Restaurant Review

Brio Tuscan Grille Restaurant Review

I was recently invited to try out the new menu at Brio Tuscan Grille (disclosure – I received a complimentary dinner for two in order to review the restaurant). They have multiple locations across the country, but I visited the Brio Tuscan Grille at Plaza Frontenac in St. Louis, Missouri. The restaurant describes itself as polished casual – a new … Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
Grilled Beef Rack of Ribs and Country Barbecue Potatoes

Grilled Beef Rack of Ribs and Country Barbecue Potatoes

(Family Features) Firing up the grill is an American tradition. The farm families who produce the food so many people enjoy at backyard cookouts want to share some of their favorite grilling recipes, as well as an appreciation for how food gets from the farm to the table. Farmers like Amanda Folkens, from Iowa, Danell Kalcevic, from Colorado, and Nicole … Continue Reading →
Whole Grain Bulgur and Red Quinoa Salad Recipe

Whole Grain Bulgur and Red Quinoa Salad Recipe

Today’s recipe is for whole grain bulgur and red quinoa salad which is perfect to make in a big batch for lunch during the week. I had been buying this pre-made from the deli at my grocery store but decided to try making some myself to keep the price down. It is actually a really easy salad to make, I … Continue Reading →