Chili Mango Margaritas

Chili Mango Margaritas are SUPER SIMPLE, refreshing, and perfect for Summer!

Chili Mango Margaritas are SUPER SIMPLE, refreshing, and perfect for Summer! When I was recently in San Diego, I saw so many margarita flavors I had never heard of or imagined! Pineapple Jalepeno, Strawberry Basil, Triple Berry, and my favorite, Chili Mango. I knew as soon as I got home I was going to have to come up with my own easy recipe for this spicy and sweet … [Read more...]

Boozy Strawberry Basil Lemonade Popsicles

Boozy Strawberry Basil Lemonade Popsicles are crazy awesome out of this world good!!! I love to let them melt in my summer cocktails too!

BOOZY STRAWBERRY BASIL LEMONADE POPSICLES are the best way to cool down after a long hot day! Everyone loves a popsicle and these are the BEST! Have I told you lately how much I love being an ambassador for Pearl Vodka lately?  I got a surprise delivery of Strawberry Basil Vodka and couldn't wait to come up with a yummy drink that would be the cherry on top of this crazy … [Read more...]

Cheddar Bay Chicken Bake

This Cheddar Bay Chicken Bake is an amazingly simple one-dish meal the whole family will love!

Tender chicken breasts in marinara are topped with buttery Red Lobster cheddar bay biscuits in this Cheddar Bay Chicken Bake. It's an amazingly simple one-dish meal the whole family will love! Cheddar bay biscuits are the sole reason I go to Red Lobster. Those tender biscuits loaded with cheese and butter, piping hot right out of the oven, are pretty much the best thing … [Read more...]

Classic Coleslaw

Classic Coleslaw is a cool and refreshing side dish during the hot summer months, and really goes along with anything!

During the summer it seems we are always heading to a swim party or bar-b-cue.  When we go to these parties, I like to bring either a side dish or dessert.  One of my favorite side dishes to make for a bar-b-cue is classic coleslaw.  It's a cool and refreshing side dish during the hot summer months.  And really goes along with anything! We love to have coleslaw with our … [Read more...]

Pancetta Stuffed Mushrooms

Pancetta Stuffed Mushrooms are an appetizer that is simple but delicious!

Pancetta Stuffed Mushrooms are an appetizer that is simple but delicious! Alright guy, today I have to share the recipe for these Pancetta Stuffed Mushrooms with you. Melinda and I came up with the recipe the other day and it is pretty darn awesome! If you have never used pancetta it is bacon's slightly more exotic Italian cousin. It differs from bacon in the way it is … [Read more...]

Blueberry Dessert Bruschetta

Quick easy Blueberry Dessert Bruschetta is ready in 10 minutes!

Quick easy Blueberry Dessert Bruschetta is ready in 10 minutes! Bruschetta. That's an interesting word isn't it? I only say that because I wonder how you pronounce it?  Living in Italy for seven years I learned the -sch is the sh sound. The first time I heard my mother say it I was a little taken back. She pronounces with a sk sound. I can't seem to get her to change that! … [Read more...]

Brownie Batter S’mores Dip

Easy, chocolate-y and sinful brownie batter s'mores dip gives you everything you love about the summer classic in party dip form!

Easy, chocolate-y and sinful brownie batter s'mores dip gives you everything you love about the summer classic in party dip form! Remember when cake batter dip was all the rage? Trust me, I made my fair share of batches, but then I discovered cake batter dip's rich, chocolate-y, and more delicious cousin: Brownie batter dip. Then there was only one sensible thing left to … [Read more...]

Creamy Cucumbers

Need a simple, healthy and delicious side dish? These creamy cucumbers will be everyone's favorite at your next BBQ!

Need a simple, healthy and delicious side dish? These creamy cucumbers will be everyone's favorite at your next BBQ! Summer time is all about fresh and simple ingredients. We want less time spent in the kitchen and more time spent near the pool and with our friends and family. One of my favorite vegetables during the summer time is cucumbers. They are great in your … [Read more...]

Apricot Glazed Grilled Pork Chops

Fire up the grill, it's time for some amazing Apricot Glazed Grilled Pork Chops! These bone-in chops will be your new favorite summer dinner!

Fire up the grill, it's time for some amazing Apricot Glazed Grilled Pork Chops!  Coated with a delicious apricot glaze, and grilled with sweet, juicy apricots, these bone-in chops will be your new favorite summer dinner! If you haven't already, its time to fire up your grill.  We're now in the heart of grilling season, which is probably my favorite time of year.  Not … [Read more...]

S’mores Sundae Cookie Cups

S'mores Sundae Cookie Cups are delicious, summery, two-bite desserts and are such a fun way to enjoy ice cream!

S'mores Sundae Cookie Cups are delicious, summery, two-bite desserts and are such a fun way to enjoy ice cream! Summer is officially here! Not just based on the calendar, but Mother Nature seems to have caught on, as well! And not that I need an excuse to eat ice cream, but this hot weather has me craving it more than ever.  I love how many fun ways there are to eat ice … [Read more...]