Soup & Salad Suppers: Chilled Lemon Avocado Soup

During the warm summer months,  you will want a chilled soup for your meal of choice. Don’t turn your heads at it. As shown, there are several delicious ways to make a cold soup. So for this month enjoy a Chilled Lemon Basil Avocado Soup with a Greek Quinoa Salad. Chilled Lemon Basil Avocado Soup…

Irish American Weekend Brunch

 Ireland is known for is their hearty breakfasts.  A full Irish breakfast was created for farm workers so they would be satiated and ready for a full day’s work. The meal was made up of local produce and homemade items, all of which were cooked in a frying pan with a pad of Irish butter….

What is Heritage Cooking?

By Lisa Skinner, guest Author A fantastic food trend for 2021 is Heritage Cooking.  It is a trend that I can take delight in.  Heritage cooking is immersing yourself into a culture through the food. Delicious recipes that our ancestors before us have made. All over the TV and Internet, you will find heritage cooking…

Summer Mocktails

          Drinking by the pool on a hot day is great for anyone. Sun’s out, fun’s out; Am I right? Some people like to kick back with a beer or some other alcoholic refreshment, whereas others do not. This summer, we are all about mocktails. Some of your favorite adult beverages without the liquor, for…

Steak Marinade

          There are so many ways to season any kind of meat. Today I am giving you a steak marinade for that perfect grilled steak or London broil. Perfect for any occasion. You cannot go wrong with this recipe. Ingredients: ¼ cup olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons soy…

Deck Picnic with Chicken Salad

Spring is in the air. The smell of freshly bloomed flowers is all around us. It’s a great time to have a picnic. You don’t necessarily have to go to a park and lay out a blanket to have one. You can go out onto your deck and enjoy your picnic there. Safely distant away…

Wedding Reception Menus Ideas

            Weddings seen like a whole season within themselves. They can be pretty stressing too. You don’t always have to go all out and spend lots of money to make your day memorable. These days, simple, outdoor weddings and receptions are a significant thing. They can be big or small. Either way, they are enjoyable….

Mediterranean Breakfast Egg Muffins

Egg muffins is in vogue these days!  Whether you add shredded zucchini or chopped olives, it is an easy hot breakfast that is healthy as well. Ingredients: Extra virgin olive oil for brushing 1 small red pepper, chopped 12 cherry tomatoes, halved 1 shallot, finely chopped 6 to 10 pitted kalamata olives, chopped 3 to…

Summer BBQ Mini-series: Beef Brisket

Summer is coming up and that means its BBQ time! Hanging out in the sun and the grill going with your favorite meats. Laughter of your children playing. Ice cold lemonade to cool them off before you sit down to a delicious feast. In this summer mini-series, we will be bringing you different kinds of…

Greek Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki

The Mediterranean diet, popularized in the 1970s, is inspired by the cuisine of parts of Greece and Italy in the early 1960s. The American Diabetes Association writes about “Mediterranean-Style Eating”, mentioning “the traditional Mediterranean lifestyle … of … eating healthfully … together among family and friends”, and asserting that “Mediterranean cuisine is plant-based”, citing the ingredients “whole grains, fruits, vegetables,…