September Supper Menu: Minestrone Soup

Have leftover vegetables and do not know what to make? Minestrone soup is the route you want to take. It is an Italian vegetable soup with a tomato broth. Usually made with rice or pasta. All depending on what mood you are in. A nice three-bean salad to go along with it makes a perfect…

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…

Summer Mini-Series: Grilled Chicken Breast

In this last installment of the summer mini-series, we bring you Grilled Juicy Chicken Breast. We have given you a beef and pork recipe so now we complete this trifecta with yummy chicken. So, you have a variety of meats to choose from for all your sunshine weather festivities. Ingredients: 1/2 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon…

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…

Something Sweet: Cider Donuts

Ingredients For the Donuts:  11.2 ounces apple cider 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons coconut sugar 1/3 cup apple sauce 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 1/2 cup flour 3 tablespoons almond flour 1 teaspoon baking powder pinch of salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon apple vinegar Preparation In a…

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,…

Greek Festival Specialty: Spanakopita – Spinach Cheese Pie

June is the start of festival season in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Over the years, going to the various festivals have become tradition and a unique way to socialize and party with friends.   All over the Chesapeake Bay and Coastal Atlantic areas are international festivals, such as Greek, Italian, Irish, Scottish and German.  All are favorites with lots…

Summer Mini-Series: Grilled Baby Back Ribs

                For part two of our summer mini-series, we will be making ribs on the grill. Juicy, tender, fall-off-the-bone ribs. Another BBQ favorite for everyone to enjoy during the summer. Don’t forget to bring your wet naps; You’re going to need them! What you will need: 3 slabs pork baby back ribs RUB: ¼ cup…

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…