June Supper Menu:

Soup: Watercress Soup Salad: Rosemary Chicken, Avocado and Bacon Salad  The first time I tasted this yummy soup was at the Ballymaloe Cooking School in County Cork, Ireland.  I was so good, and the fact that the soup can be served hot or cold made it the perfect choice for the June Supper Menu.  Watercress is frequently…

Dad’s Day with Beer Butt Chicken

Beer Butt Chicken seems a favorite with the beer drinking Dads.  A beer in hand, grill going strong with favors of chicken fill the neighborhood, and kids out paying in the slip in slide.  It is the start of the summer grilling season, with a big push from Dad and his grill.  Add potato salad,…

Summer-time Honey baked Beans

Honey baked beans are always a favorite at a family BBQ.  Sweet and Smokey, the beans give great flavor to Grill marinade chicken or beef. Or just as fantastic with burgers and dogs.  Add in Cole slaw or potato salad or both and you got a simple summer-time meal for adults and kids.  INGREDIENTS 1 large onion…

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….

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….

Spring Brunch

Some families prefer a Holiday Brunch as their holiday get together.  Keeping the holiday dinner a more small private affair.  A family brunch is a much easy affair to arrange, because your not the one doing all the cooking.  Families will sometimes offer to pitch in and bring a dish or two. This brunch menu is…

March Soup and Salad Supper Menu

St Patrick Irish Cheddar Soup       As March rolls in, everyone is getting ready for their St. Patrick’s Day festivities. When everyone across the country celebrates their Irish heritage. Four leaf clovers and the color green can be found everywhere you look. Keeping to the Irish theme, why not celebrate the day with an…

How to Start a Cooking Club

            When I moved to Delaware, I really didn’t know many people. So, when my friend invited me to be a part of a cooking club, I was all in! At the time, I didn’t exactly know what a cooking club was. Ten years later, we have tasted a lot of recipes. We learned about…

Hearty Country Winter Gatherings With Western Bison Stew

Winter is not a good time to go outside to gather for a family meal.  However, if you’re like me, by the end of February I have cabin fever. So those that have 3 season patios or even a screen in porch, are the lucky ones that can move outside for a grand winter picnic. …