Summer Fun

Quick Pickled Red Onions

August 21, 2017

We all love a good pickled red onion, but you can quick pickle almost anything. Crisp vegetables such as radishes, green beans, and peppers are first-rate candidates. Take a trip to the farmers’ market and see what you find. If you can eat it raw then, most likely, it makes a great quick pickle.

Caramelized Peaches

August 15, 2017

Peaches have a pretty long season, which usually is from the end of May through September. These best peaches are those that have been left on the tree until the very last minutes, allowing sugars to fully develop. Peaches should be slightly firm to the touch, with a light floral scent. For this recipe, use peaches that are firm-ripe so that they do not fall apart as you cook them. These caramelized peaches are so versatile; they can be used in sweet and savory dishes alike. They are great in salads or spooned over vanilla ice cream.

Bean Salad With Lemon Dressing

August 8, 2017

There are so many delicious fresh fruits and vegetables that are in season during August. I love fresh beans and this is a nice summer side salad for barbeques or picnics.

Grilled & Stuffed Avocados

August 7, 2017

Grill some ripe avocados for a delicious summer treat!

Garlic & Herb Summer Corn

August 3, 2017

It’s that time of year again when delicious sweet corn is abundant. Marry garlic & herb butter with sweet summer corn for a twist.

Homemade Fruit Ice Pops

August 1, 2017

These bright ice pops are not only pretty to look at, but are delicious, and healthy as well.

Watermelon Lime Slushies

July 27, 2017

Watermelon Lime Slushies are perfect for hot summer days.

Steak & Tomato Salad

July 27, 2017

You can use any type of leftover steak in this salad, but for the tastiest results use Grilled & Chilled Flank Steak seasoned with garlic, ground fennel, and thyme.

Grilled & Chilled Flank Steak

July 26, 2017

Grilled & Chilled Flank Steak is a perfectly cooked flank steak seasoned with garlic, ground fennel, and thyme.

Summer Pasta Salad

July 19, 2017

When it’s hot outside I tend to grill; when I don’t grill I make salads. Summer Pasta Salad is perfect for steamy summer days.

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