Grilled Zucchini and corn tossed with a lime-honey dressing and sprinkled with feta cheese pairs great with any grilled meat. It's simple to toss together and is full of fresh, summer flavor. The honey and lime balance each other well and contribute a little sweetness and a little acidity. Add in the saltiness of feta cheese ... keep reading!
A BLT Sandwich with Tomato Jam and Pepper Jelly Bacon is a sandwich that can be enjoyed not just during the summer when tomatoes are at their peak, but anytime of year. A BLT is one of my favorite sandwiches, but since there are only 4 main ingredients, they need to be super flavorful. Roasting ... keep reading!
Spicy Tequila Sunrise made from tequila infused with fresh pineapple chunks and jalapeno is a colorful drink to celebrate the remaining days of summer. There's a whole lot of flavors in this cocktail, from the kick of the jalapeno and the tropical flavor of the pineapple and candy sweet flavor of grenadine. This is the last ... keep reading!
Banana Pudding Ice Cream tastes like a delicious old-fashioned creamy treat with real banana flavor and wonderful pieces of Nilla wafers mixed in. Perfect for a scorching hot summer day. Or any day really. You will be craving this ice cream year round. I did it! I finally bought an ice cream machine after wanting one ... keep reading!
Sautéed Zucchini, a hearty meat sauce, and a cheese topping make this Zucchini Moussaka a delicious and healthy low carb dinner. Typically Moussaka is made with eggplant or a combination of eggplant and zucchini. Or at least I think it is. To be honest, I am far from a moussaka expert! And yes, I had to ... keep reading!
With crispy and slightly tart fried green tomatoes, a mound of gooey cheese, and several slices of bacon, this is the ultimate southern grilled cheese sandwich. Ok,ok, maybe not quite the ultimate. That would include pimento cheese. But this is pretty close. The real star of this sandwich is the fried green tomatoes. They are one of ... keep reading!
Watergate Cupcakes are the cupcake version of the famous Watergate Salad made from pistachio pudding mix, pineapple, cool whip, and marshmallows and they are the perfect nostalgic treat. To make a cupcake version as close as possible to my Watergate Salad Recipe, I added a box of pistachio pudding mix and an 8-ounce can of crushed ... keep reading!
Buttermilk pancakes studded with fresh blueberries, topped with a crunchy Blueberry-Coconut Granola, and drenched in maple syrup are bursting with blueberry flavor. These Blueberry Granola Crunch Pancakes are sure to leave everyone full and satisfied. Every weekend should involve pancakes. Now that my kids are teenagers and it's super hard to get them out of bed ... keep reading!
Try something new this summer with Grilled Watermelon topped with Caribbean Shrimp. The shrimp are coated in Jerk seasoning and topped with coconut, red onion, macadamia nuts, and a citrusy vinaigrette. Grilling watermelon gives it beautiful char marks. But you know what? I didn't like it. This was the first time I've made grilled watermelon. I had such high ... keep reading!
Mini Summer Squash Muffins are loaded with fresh grated yellow squash and Pepper Jack cheese. These savory muffins are great to serve with any summer meal. Their small size makes them easy to pick up and pop into your mouth. You won't be able to eat just one. The squash flavor is barely discernible, possibly a ... keep reading!