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#GuacSquad12: Welcome and Giveaway!

It’s summertime! And that means ripe avocados and lots and lots of guacamole. Do you adore guacamole? If so, then #GuacSquad12 – a multi-day, multi-blogger event – is for you. Follow the conversation on social media with our event hashtag and visit the participating bloggers for some amazing twists on […]

Cookout Week: Cherry Limeade

Using a can of concentrated frozen fruit juice is a requirement of pool parties and cookouts to me. So many drinks can be made with those frozen contraptions that I couldn’t pass up sharing one with you for #CookoutWeek. Cherry Limeade is such a classic pairing and I’m not sure […]

#CookoutWeek: Patriotic Jello Cups

Since the #CookoutWeek event is ending right before the Fourth of July when cookouts are as common as fireworks, I wanted to share a easy dessert recipe with you that is color-coordinated with the holiday, super tasty and fits in at any cookout. Jello and cookouts go hand in hand […]

#CookoutWeek: Welcome and Giveaway

As you likely know, summer is my favorite season. Flip flops, sunshine, warm weather, trips to the beach, days at the pool…those are just a few of my favorite summertime activities. But the other stuff I love about summer revolves around food. Obviously. Grilling out, BBQ’s, pool parties and most […]

Creamy Cucumber Radish Salad

When I was a kid, we had a creamy cucumber salad as a side dish at least once a week in the summer. It was made with cucumbers, sour cream, onions, salt and pepper. Recently I wanted that salad but thought I would make my own spin on it, adding […]

Lemon Blueberry Bread

Fresh blueberries are so cheap in the stores right now I can’t pass up buying them, even though they are the only berry that I don’t like to eat raw. But baking with them? I love it. Wegman’s recently had a 2 pound container of blueberries on sale for $5. […]

Improv Challenge: Prosciutto Melon Salad

My oldest cat Gidget and I have something in common. We’re both completely content to munch on fresh mint leaves. For her, it’s equivalent to catnip and leaves her rolling around on the floor, rubbing her face on everything as she contorts her body in the way only cats can. […]

Parmesan Herb Corn

The incredibly rainy and chilly weather this spring has really messed up my internal calendar. Do you feel the same way? I feel like it should be the end of April or early May, with spring just beginning, but no, here we are already six days into June. Because of […]

How to Roast a Spaghetti Squash

Squash was not a vegetable (or is it a fruit because of the seeds?) that ever graced the dinner table when I was a kid. I never had zucchini or yellow squash, butternut or spaghetti or even acorn squash until well into my twenties. The first time I tried zucchini […]