Something Sweet: Strawberry Cheesecake Cones

If you are like me, you are always looking for a sweet little something to end the day with. My niece came up with this yummy dish. Hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Strawberry Cheesecake Cones Ingredients: Cones: Strawberry wafer cookies Golden Oreos White chocolate chips Strawberry Cheesecake Filling ½ cup plus…

Quick Tip: How To Make Ice Cream

A quick tip on making Ice Cream with put and ice cream maker. Ingredients: 1 cup half-and-half 2 tablespoons of granulated sugar ½ teaspoon of pure vanilla extract 3 cups of ice 1/3 cup of kosher salt Instructions: In one Ziplock bag, combine the half-and-half, sugar, and vanilla. Make sure you get as much air…

Tailgating Foods: Hawaiian Sliders

It is that time of year for tailgating at football games, ballgames, etc. Tired of the same old menus and recipes? All this month and next we will be providing new and different recipes to try one your next tailgating party. Hawaiian Sliders Ingredients: 24 slices of deli honey ham 6 slices Swiss cheese, cut…

Christmas in July with Nantucket Lobsters

Christmas in July is a second Christmas celebration held around the summer season, mainly during July. It is centered around Christmas-themed activities and entertainment, including small gatherings, seasonal music and specials, and shopping, with the goal of getting the public in the “Christmas spirit” during the summer season.  This years celebration is the weekend of the 24 and 25…

Fourth of July Menu

It is that time of year again!  Thinking of an outside BBQ in the park or backyard?  Try this tasty menu of stuffed burgers, potato salad, and cake.  Bacon Stuffed Hamburgers: Ingredients: 1 ½ pounds ground beef 1 clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon hot sauce Salt and pepper 4 bacon strips, diced ½ onion, chopped…

Pool Party Menu

Strawberry Lemonade Ingredients: 1 cup sugar 2 cups boiling water ½ pound fresh strawberries, quartered 12 cups cubed watermelon 1 can, frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed 3 tablespoons lemon juice Ice cubes Directions: Dissolve sugar in boiling water. Place strawberries and watermelon in batched in blender, mix until well blended. Pour fruit through a mesh strainer….

Beach Party Menu

Ocean Water Punch Ingredients: 1 gallon bottle Polar Blast Hawaiian Punch 2-liter bottle lemon-lime soda Swedish fish Directions: Refrigerate Hawaiian punch and lemon-lime soda overnight. Fill your punch bowl or pitcher halfway with the punch. Fill rest of the way with lemon-lime soda. Serve over ice and top with Swedish fish. Sweet and Spicy Sriracha…

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…

Kentucky Derby Bourbon Chicken Skewers

May 1st is Derby day! Are you ready to kick off the outdoor party season?  The Kentucky derby is a great way to start the season off right.  Invite a few friends over and set the TV outside for a fantastic party event. Even if your backyard isn’t very large, you can still create a…

Retro Easter Ambrosia Salad

          I absolutely LOVE Ambrosia Salad! I could eat it any day of the year. First time I had it was about 10 plus years ago, at an Easter family dinner. To be honest though, it did not look to appetizing at first. After being told several times just to try it already, I did….