August Menu Plan: 2013

Well here we are…it’s almost August! Before we turn around twice it will be time for the kids to head back to school and before we know it the holidays will be here. We have a big month ahead of us with getting our middle son ready to go back to college, finishing up baseball […]

Farmer’s Market Friday: Tomato Recipes

Tomatoes and summer seem to go hand-in-hand. So many of our favorite summer recipes use tomatoes and it seems like everyone wants to grow at least one tomato plant to get that warmed-by-the-sun tomato flavor that just can’t be found in store-bought tomatoes. Whether eaten simply sliced with a bit of salt and olive oil […]

Biscoff Chocolate Milkshake

If you are a traveler, you may have had Biscoff Cookies, the name given to the traditional Speculoos biscuits in North America. It’s derived from the combination of words Biscuit and Coffee, simply because their caramel flavor and crisp texture make these cookies the perfect accompaniment to a cup of coffee or espresso drink. To accompany the delicious cookies, […]

Farmer’s Market Friday: Recipes for Blueberries

For this week’s Farmer’s Market Friday we’re talking about Blueberries! We are updating our post from last year and including even more links for lots of delicious recipes you can make with blueberries. Add these to your recipe box as well… Farmer’s Market Friday: Tomato Recipes Farmer’s Market Friday: Sweet Corn Recipes Farmer’s Market Friday: […]

Grilled Chicken Philly Sandwiches

One of our favorite sandwiches, and one that we have made for years are the Grilled Chicken Philly. They are quick enough for a perfect weeknight meal and also feed a crowd if you are hosting a cook out. A traditional Philly Sandwich also known as the Cheesesteak has only thinly sliced beef and cheese. […]

Farmer’s Market Friday: Recipes for Green Beans

I hope you all enjoyed our first Farmer’s Market Friday of the summer last week – all about Sweet Corn – and are ready to try out some recipes for another of our favorite vegetables: Green Beans. Add these to your recipe box as well… Farmer’s Market Friday: Tomato Recipes Slow Cooker Green Beans Farmer’s […]

Homemade Granola Bars: Back to School Lunchbox

School will be back in session before we know it! Packing lunches can be one of those boring tasks that can easily be made special with a little extra planning.  Homemade Granola Bars are super easy to make, great to pack in lunches, are healthy and definitely less expensive then buying them at the store. […]

Grilled Southwest Chicken Wraps

Whether you are hosting a Summer cook out, packing a picnic or sharing food at a potluck, wraps are a perfect addition. The ingredient options are endless.  These Grilled Southwest Chicken Wraps have the traditional flavors of the Southwest – chili powder and cumin, and the addition of coleslaw and topped with a mixture of […]

Farmer’s Market Friday: Sweet Corn Recipes

Welcome to the first Farmer’s Market Friday of the summer! We had so much fun last year sharing with you some of the great produce and items (like cheese!) to be found at our local farmer’s market, along with delicious recipe ideas, that we are excited to be continuing the series this summer. We also […]

Hot Dog Bar: Free Party Printables

We continue our tour of the United States today in celebration of the upcoming Fourth of July holiday! We have made our way to the South with Buttermilk Fried Chicken recipe, to Idaho and with North West with Loaded Baked Potato Salad, and to New England area where cranberries are grown for our Cranberry Iced Tea. Today we are right […]