Salted Caramel Grilled Peaches

Salted Caramel Grilled Peaches

Buying fruit at the grocery store is a gamble, and one that is difficult to win. Stone fruits in particular are tough — they have to travel so far that they are picked way to early, leading to fruit that doesn’t ripen well, and tastes terrible.   So when I...
Smoky Tequila Lime Marinated Chicken

Smoky Tequila Lime Marinated Chicken

  For most people, it is now officially what is known as BBQ season: Memorial Day weekend kicks it off, but what follows are graduation parties, picnics, and even just weeknight family dinners outside because it’s just too nice not to. Of course, one of the more...
Roasted Pepper and Watermelon Gazpacho

Roasted Pepper and Watermelon Gazpacho

  It’s watermelon season right now. You can’t go to any backyard barbecue or casual gathering without wedges of ruby hued melon on a platter somewhere in the vicinity.   While there’s nothing wrong with eating watermelon as is — especially sprinkled with...
Chicken and Bacon Pasta Salad

Chicken and Bacon Pasta Salad

In my family, there have been major fights started over pasta salad. It’s one food that everyone has an opinion on, and you can’t really make everyone happy. Whether it’s the type of pasta, the dressing, or other additions, there’s always something not to like. My...
Grilled Leeks

Grilled Leeks

  With hot, humid summers where I live, grilling is my go-to cooking method for most nights. It keeps the house cool and the kitchen clean, and of course, produces amazing, smoky flavors for just about everything. I mean everything. In addition to burgers and...
Health Hacks – 10 Easy Ways to Give Your Health a Boost

Health Hacks – 10 Easy Ways to Give Your Health a Boost

Life isn’t easy. We all wish that everything could be wrapped up in a 30-minute Brady Bunch kind of way, but there’s no Alice cooking dinner and the kids spend more time arguing then singing retro pop hits. So to make your life a little easier, here are 10 health...