Cook Once, Eat Twice Meal Ideas

While I love to cook, there are definitely days when the thought of putting together dinner makes me cringe. Either I’m low on time, something unexpected came up, or let’s be honest, I just don’t feel like cooking. When this happens, I turn to my freezer for home cooked meals I’ve prepared weeks in advance… Read More >

How to Make an Amazing Bloody Mary

I’ll admit it, I’ve never been a big Bloody Mary fan. I know, they’re a brunch staple and it always looks like fun when a restaurant puts out a Bloody Mary bar so you can customize it exactly how you want it. I gave the Powell & Mahoney cocktail mixer that’s in our Bloody Mary… Read More >

8 Ways to Make Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are such a retro food, and one that I’m so excited has made a comeback. They remind me of parties at my grandmother’s house, yet I’ve been seeing them much more frequently on menus at gastro pubs and other restaurants. There’s always some crazy twist on the deviled egg – I mean check… Read More >

How to Make Your Own Pickles

I just love pickles – they’re a deliciously crunchy and healthy snack, and they turn an ordinary sandwich to an awesome one. And bonus, I never buy them in the store because homemade pickles are so easy (and fun) to make at home especially if you grow your own cucumbers since they grow like wildfire…. Read More >

Tips for Grilling Chicken

Nothing’s better in the summer than a meal prepared on the grill. Everything just tastes better, it requires little more than “manning” the grill, and there’s endless things to experiment with. Grilled chicken is a summer staple, but more often than not, chicken can come out dry, undercooked or overcooked, burnt, etc. With these handy… Read More >

Grilled Peach Cobbler Recipe

It’s so hot in the summertime, who wants to turn on their oven to make a dessert? That said, there are so many wonderful summer fruits to turn into dessert – it’s clearly a major dilemma. Whenever I don’t want to use my stove or oven, I always turn to the grill. There’s nothing better… Read More >

Grilled Fish Tacos Recipe

I never used to like fish tacos – or rather I should say, I never gave them a try. I thought tacos were meant for ground beef and all the fixins. Once I caved and tried them on a trip to California, I was hooked. Frequently, when you order fish tacos at a restaurant, they… Read More >

5 Fun Watermelon Recipes for Summer

Watermelon is just one of those quintessentially summer fruits – it’s the perfect bite on a hot summer day. While watermelon is delicious on its own (a picnic is not a picnic without one), there’s so many watermelon recipes to try. From savory to sweet, from main dish to beverage, the list goes on and… Read More >