4th of July Udi’s Discussion

Happy 4th Friends! I hope you have big exciting plans today. If you need last-minutes recipe ideas, make sure to look over the last couple weeks of posts. There are lots of wonderfully easy...

Apricot Cake

Apricot Cornmeal Cakes

Make the most of summer stone fruit. AnApricot Cake, made with cornmeal cake batter, is a luxurious yet homey treat for any occasion.

Kung Pao Chicken Skewers

Kung Pao Chicken Skewers

A 4th of July table isn’t complete without something fresh off the grill. But who says it has to be burgers? Try these bold Kung Pao Chicken Skewers for your Independence Day Feast!

Hawaiian-Style Hot Dogs -

Hawaiian Hot Dogs with Mango Salsa and Pineapple Mustard

Today it’s all about the dogs. Hawaiian-Style Hot Dogs, that is, with fresh spicy mango salsa and zippy pineapple mustard. It’s fun on a bun!

Edamame Salad

White Bean Edamame Salad with Bacon

What makes a great Summer Side Dish?  Easy to prepare. Very little cook time. Can sit out for long periods without spoiling. This colorful edamame salad is a triple threat and oh so addictive.

Chocolate Dipped Ice Cream Cones -

Chocolate Dipped Ice Cream Cones

Ice Cream Drumsticks are a winner with children and adults, alike. You can make your own dipped cones this July 4th with this kid-friendly ice cream cone recipe.

amazing food blogs

Amazing Food Blogs

I recently read an article that attacked the food blog community, stating that it is a threat to the well-being of “real” food professionals. I won’t bore you with the angry onslaught, yet let...

Tom Collins

Lavender Meyer Lemon Tom Collins

Looking for a refreshing and unique summer beverage? This Lavender Meyer LemonTom Collins is a play on the classic Tom Collins Cocktail, similar to a Gin Rickey or Gimlet, with a sparkling burst of...

Yellow Summer Squash Recipe

Summer Squash with Blistered Tomatoes

Another easy summer side dish that will bring smiles to the dinner table. This yellow summer squash recipe with pan blistered tomatoes is a great way to use your garden goodies!

Java Ice

Brandy Java Ice

After all your hard work making kid-friendly meals and beverages, isn’t it time you made a treat just for you? This coffee milkshake variation, combining the best qualities of the ever-popular Java Ice and...

Hanger Steak

Grilled Hanger Steak with Cilantro Mint Chimichurri

Father’s Day is just a little over a week away. What are you cooking for Daddy this year? How about a juicy grilled Hanger Steak and a zesty cilantro mint Chimichurri Sauce.