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Sweet Heat Watermelon Gazpacho

Sweet Heat Watermelon Gazpacho is a chilled soup featuring a ton of summer flavors such as watermelon, cantaloupe, tomato, peach and fresh herbs like mint and basil.  I don’t know what the weather is like where you are, but here it is hot, hot, HOT. We’ve had multiple days over […]

strawberry basil bourbon smash

Strawberry Basil Bourbon Smash

Strawberry Basil Bourbon Smash is a light and refreshing summer cocktail made with fresh strawberries and basil, bourbon and a simple syrup. Bursting with fresh flavor, you’ll love this drink on a hot summer day.  As I’ve probably stated, oh a dozen times or more around here, bourbon is my […]

brown sugar banana cake

Brown Sugar Banana Cake

Bursting with brown sugar and bananas, this Brown Sugar Banana cake, a light and moist cake topped with a brown sugar buttercream frosting. You know how they say that you’re taste change after a few years? That was definitely the case with me and bananas. As a kid I would […]

thai cashew beef

Thai Cashew Beef

Thai Cashew Beef is a simple but flavorful stir fry style dish with Thai flavors that can be made using up just about any veggies you might have hanging out in the fridge. I love Thai food. I’ve only had what I’ve been able to create from recipes myself, as […]

southwest corn and potato chowder

Southwest Corn and Potato Chowder

Southwest Corn and Potato Chowder is a hearty dish bursting with fresh flavors from the corn and bell peppers to the seasonings. Topping this chowder with cheese and crumbled bacon makes it even better!  A couple of weeks ago I saw that a local farm stand was starting to offer […]

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The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Previously a secret recipe, the Doubletree Hilton Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe has been revealed! Overflowing with chocolate chips and chopped walnuts, these enormous cookies will soon become your favorite!  There’s a bar in a Doubletree Hilton hotel that Jenn and I visit every time we are at the beach. (Marlin […]

Greek Meatball Salad

Greek Meatball Salad is a turkey meatball flavored with greek seasonings and served in a salad with tzatziki sauce. Tzatziki sauce is a cucumber and sour cream based sauce, thinned out to become a salad dressing. Making Greek flavored turkey meatballs and serving them with tzatziki sauce is one of […]

everything bagel blt sandwich

Everything Bagel BLT Sandwich

Everything Bagel BLT Sandwich is the best combination of an everything bagel and a BLT sandwich. Crispy bacon, fresh lettuce and tomato are served on a toasted everything bagel, smeared with a cream cheese sauce and everything bagel seasoning.  I think I just created the most delicious sandwich in the […]

lemon poppyseed bars

Lemon Poppyseed Bars #SpringSweetsWeek

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #SpringSweetsWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to help in the creation of the #SpringSweetsWeek recipes. All opinions are mine alone. Lemon Poppyseed Bars are Spring’s version of a brownie. Light and chewy and bursting with lemon flavor, these bars are studded […]

Pink Champagne Cupcakes #SpringSweetsWeek

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #SpringSweetsWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to help in the creation of the #SpringSweetsWeek recipes. All opinions are mine alone. Pink Champagne Cupcakes are fluffy and moist cupcakes, with pink champagne mixed into the batter and into the buttercream frosting as […]