Candied Bacon Corn Salsa |

Important Announcement

Hi Friends, I just wanted to send out a quick note to tell you A Spicy Perspective has been under the attack of pesky hackers this week, or as my kids would say… Hooligans!

Candied Bacon Corn Salsa |

Sweet and Spicy Candied Bacon Corn Salsa

Today I’m serving two must-try bar snacks for fall: Candied Bacon and Bacon Corn Salsa. Salty-sweet indulgences to brighten your day.

Antipasto Platter Skewers via

Antipasto Skewers with Herb Vinaigrette

Need a quick and fresh appetizer for this weekend? Why not put your antipasto platter on a stick! This antipasto skewer recipe is great for cocktail parties and weekend barbeques because they are so...

Porterhouse Steaks with Compound Butter |

Campfire Porterhouse Steaks with Compound Butter {Giveaway}

Let’s savor summer just a little longer, with Campfire Porterhouse Steaks topped with herby Compound Butter. This classic combo is perfect for backyard parties this Labor Day, or your weekend camping trip.

Bento Boxes |

A Bento Addiction

There is a new craze in my house. My kids are headed back to school this morning and are proudly toting Bento Boxes.

Vietnamese Coffee Popsicles |

Vietnamese Coffee Popsicles

The bold sweet flavor of Vietnamese Coffee in a whimsical popsicle recipe. Pull out your molds because popsicle season isn’t over yet!

Panna Cotta Recipe with Blackberry Preserves @

Maple-Blackberry Yogurt Panna Cotta (Giveaway)

Today I’ve got a dreamy creamy Panna Cotta Recipe to tempt your taste buds. This Maple Yogurt Panna Cotta is served with a tart blackberry maple gel on the bottom (or top!)

Monthly Meal Plan

August Meal Plan

 This month’s meal plan is loaded with summertime favorites and garden goodies. I’m planning 5 home-cooked meals each week, assuming you will eat out at least once and possibly have a left-over night.

Grilled Peaches and Ginger Ice Cream @

Grilled Peaches and Candied Ginger Ice Cream (Giveaway)

An easy summer treat that packs a punch! Sweet grilled peaches served with candied ginger ice cream. A hot and cold experience that delights the senses.

How to Cook Eggplant @

Sauteed Eggplant with Honey and Thyme

Fried Eggplant. It’s a dish people tend to have strong opinions about. Today I’ll show you how to cook eggplant in a way everyone will enjoy. Sauteed Eggplant with Honey and Thyme is melt-in-your-mouth...

Piglet via

Sustainable Pork (Giveaway)

If you’ve ever read my About page, you know I am a self-proclaimed pork-aholic. I love pork. Bacon, ham, tenderloin, chops, pork shoulder, sausage… I’ve never met a pork product I didn’t like. Therefore...