Easy Roasted French Green Beans

Easy Roasted French Green Beans

Roasted French green beans sounds so, so, French, oui? I love a roasted veggie, no doubt, but have found the veggies I’m not particularly fond of (like steamed green beans) are delicious when roasted.  I’ll actually go back for seconds. Recently, on a trip to Boy’s, he made roasted asparagus, which I love any way […]

The Scientific Way To Cut A Cake

Pinterest Fail

Cake!  Cake!  Cake! I think by now we get it…CAKE! Gratuitous pic of CAKE: I love all things cake and know you do too.  I love when I come across something new about cake, yet there are so few things that are new about cake.  So, I was startled to come across a video that […]

How To Peel Peaches Like a Peach Peelin’ Pro

How to Peel Peaches Like a Peach Peelin' Pro

Peach cobbler made with fresh peaches = peeling peaches.  If you have never tried to peel a fresh peach let me paint you a picture: It’s a bit like trying to peel off 20-year-old wallpaper without the help of a steamer; it’s slow going in frustrating bits and pieces. Ain’t nobody got time for that. […]

Sour Cream Banana Bread

Sour Cream Banana Bread

You read the title right.  Sour. Cream. Banana. Bread. To die! Confession: I’m not a banana lover.  If you see me eating one; I’m desperate or under duress.  I pretty much only eat them during training season for long runs, and only if they’re a bit on the green side and not covered with spots.  […]

Tomato and Mozzarella Bruschetta with a Twist

Bruschetta with a Twist

Bruschetta is a family fav during the summer tomato season.  Done as a meal, it’s easy, light and satisfying.  Can I get an AMEN and a HALLELURIAH! If you’re a long time reader, you know I have trouble following recipe directions exactly as written and like to add a twist to suit our tastes.  Bruschetta […]

Grilled Burger Pizza

Grilled Burger Pizza

Summertime = Burgertime! We’ve already covered grilled corn and grilled taters with onions, so why not burgers via a Grilled Burger Pizza? Here’s the truth about our summer grilling: We grill once every two weeks-ish and load up the grill with burgers, sausage, hot dogs, and anything else in the meat department that has caught […]

Caramel-Filled Triple Chocolate Brownies With Toasted Pecans

Caramel-Filled Double Chocoalte Brwonies with Toasted Pecans

O. M. GOOD GRACIOUS!  LET ME AT ‘EM! Y’all know I love me some unexpected brownies, right?  Today’s brownies are…I mean…these brownies…oh my. I’m gonna give you the pic first, then we’ll work backwards from there.  Ready? Let me ‘splain…. It was Girl’s birthday and we were here and they were there and, well, it […]

Jalepeno and Fresno Chili Poppers Tutorial

Jalapeno and Fresno Chili Popper Tutorial

Yes, yes, yes!  Jalapeno poppers are everywhere during grill season.  This site is no different: POPPERS FOR EVERYONE! My twist?  Adding Fresno Chili peppers, cause you know, ain’t nobody ever done thought of that before.  ~snort~ First of all, you might wanna pop over HERE and order one of the handy dandy jalapeno corers that […]

Revolutionary Oven-Roasted Corn on the Cob

Revolutionary Oven-Roasted Corn on the Cob

Dang, that’s a lot of hyperbole in the title, ain’t it?  OR IS IT?!  Hint: It’s. Not. When I tell you that this recipe is revolutionary, you can understand it to mean that it has revolutionized the way I think of cooking corn; I will never, never ever never, boil my corn on the cob […]

Easiest Grilled Potatoes and Onions You’ll Ever Make

Easy Foolproof Grilled Corn

Summertime is livin’, ain’t it?  Wait.  I’ve already said that in my grilled corn on the cob post! Repeating myself or not, it’s still true.  We’ve covered how to grill corn; today we cover grill potatoes and onions. Start with a disposable roasting pan.  Since these potatoes are great as leftovers, feel free to fill […]