Summer Fun

More Ways To Make S’mores

June 27, 2020

Build A S’Mores Tray Here’s a great way to take everything from your kitchen to the campfire. Get all your ingredients together on one tray. It also lets everyone pick and choose what they want and makes cleanup easy. Add a flavor to the classic s’more or invent a new...

Making Coffee Ice Cream

July 19, 2015

For those of you who prefer an electric model ice cream machine, there are machines that can be had for under $50 that make a quart. The drum will need to be frozen before starting a batch. Larger machines range from $125 to $300. Cuisinart makes a model that produces...

Rib Eye Steaks On The Grill

July 12, 2015

A Couple Of Flintstone Steaks On The Grill This Fine Sunday Evening

Fairfield County & Surrounding Areas Farmers’ Markets

July 10, 2013

Fairfield County (& Surrounding Areas) Farmers’ Markets Summer is officially here and Farmers’ Markets are in full glory!  Here is a list of a good number of Fairfield County Farmers’ Markets.  No doubt I may have missed a few, but here is a good guide for some farm to fork...

Pasta Salad Ideas

June 25, 2013

Pasta Salad Ideas Here are some super easy, but versatile Pasta Salad Ideas from Tiny New York Kitchen.  All you need to do is add 3 cups of cooked & chilled pasta (of your choice) and 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil to one of these inspiring combinations.  Try...

All-American Hot Dogs

June 10, 2013

All-American Hot Dogs Summer is here and why pay top dollar going out when you can make delicious hot dogs at home?  Here is a guide to the different ways Americans make their frankfurters around the country.  I had the Sonoran style hot dogs while I was in Tucson in...

Packing A Picnic & Serving Food Outdoors

September 3, 2012

Packing A Picnic & Serving Food Outdoors Packing A Picnic *Pack lots of extra drinks in a cooler.  When it’s hot outside picnickers get thirsty. *Pack sweet treats.  Bring fresh fruit such as berries and melon or cookies instead of ice cream. *Keep prepared foods in the refrigerator until it...

My Birthday Picnic Basket

September 3, 2012

Birthday Picnic Basket My Birthday Present! I have wanted a decked out picnic basket for years! One of my favorite things to do is travel around the U.S. and Europe packing little picnics. Now I can do it in style! Today is Labor Day and I am going on a...

Newport, Rhode Island’s Aquidneck Farmers’ Market

August 29, 2012

Newport, Rhode Island’s Aquidneck Farmers’ Market Last Wednesday I spent the afternoon at the Aquidneck Growers' Wednesday Farmers Market, in Newport, Rhode Island and had such a great time.  I was impressed at how nicely laid out the market was as well as having such a nice variety of vendors. ...

Tomatoes From My Indoor Tomato Plant

August 12, 2012

I just picked these delicious tomatoes from my indoor tomato plant today. 

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