The weather is changing and it’s time to get ready for all those summer get-togethers. I’ve rounded up some of my best summer recipes to help you plan a SUNsational summer event, so grab your favorite new salad bowl and let’s go.
Grapes are the unsung heroes of summer. Why? Because they are portable, crisp, sweet, and have just enough juice to quench a little thirst. They are the perfect snack for parks and pools, and they make great sides at barbecues and block parties. If you find a good bunch of grapes, they are great plain […]
If you’re looking for a summer beverage that is chilly cool, then look no further than the Moscow Mule! This drink is chilly, satisfying and full of summer flavor. If you’re new to the Moscow Mule, let me fill you in. This drink is traditionally served in darling copper mugs and has refreshing flavors of […]
Salads are king of summer meals because they are cool, refreshing, and filling (when they’re made right). They typically don’t involve turning on the oven or stove which is perfect when you’re trying to keep your house cool. It’s important to have a good serving bowl for salads as well. If your salad is monochromatic, […]
It’s time for summer and celebrations! If you’ve got a patriotic 4th of July party on your calendar (or even a 24th of July Pioneer Day), then I have the answer to your dessert needs: a patriotic cake. Now, there are multiple ways that you can construct patriotic stars and stripes cakes. I’ve simply gathered […]
There are a few dishes that contain the essence of a specific season, and pasta salads are one that belong wholly to summer. When it comes to summer fare, cold pasta salads can be both filling, flavorful, and not too heavy, which makes them perfect for the season. A good pasta salad has a good […]
As a part of our ongoing series of “Food for Thought”, stop #2 is summertime snacks! What makes a good summertime snack, you might ask? Well it has a few components. First, it has to be full of flavor. Preferably fresh fruit flavor. Second, it has to be cool. Whether that’s in the literal sense […]
If you’re like me, then winter can be a little suffocating when it comes to food. Don’t get me wrong, I love potatoes and meat as much as the next person, but there comes a time when a girl just needs a really good salad. There’s just something about the colors that are a feast […]