Love for Lime

Today we’re looking at fresh ways to use lime in your next recipe!  It’s not something you can eat by itself typically, but it’s a great fruit to add to tons of recipes.


Cilantro lime rice

Honey lime rice salad

Cilantro lime mayonnaise

Lime Chile dipping sauce

Lime garlic dipping sauce

Chili lime popcorn

Flank steak with lime marinade

Shrimp and edamame lime

Lime glazed shrimp

Tequila lime shrimp skewers

Shrimp salad with cilantro lime vinaigrette

Mussels with lime juice and mirin

Striped bass with ginger lime sauce

Ginger lime chicken sandwiches

Chile lime pork

Jerk pork wraps with lime mayo

Grilled corn with smoky lime butter

Mixed greens with lime vinaigrette


Lime kiwi freezer jam

Key lime pie

Extra creamy key lime pie

Key lime pie with pretzel crust

Blueberry key lime tart

Flourless chocolate lime cake

Lime cheesecake

Lime souffle

Key lime bars

Coconut lime bars

Lime pecan shortbread bars

Lime cookies

Key lime thumbprints

Lemon lime cupcakes

Cherry lime cups

Lime sabayon

Key lime pie sundaes


Key lime daiquiri

Lime shandies

Ginger lime fizz

Lime rickeys with cilantro

Mango limeade

Key lime martini

What do you like to make with lime?

Zucchini Cuisine

Yes, today we’re taking a look at the fabulous vegetable the zucchini.  Whether you grill or steam it, or add it to recipes, there are lots of things you can do with it!  There are some savory as well as sweet recipes to try too.


Farmer’s market pizza

Creamy artichoke zucchini dip

Baked zucchini sticks and sweet onion dip

Zucchini quesadillas

Spiced zucchini

Roasted zucchini with thyme

Zucchini pie

Zucchini salad

Orzo and zucchini salad

Zucchini rollatini

Zucchini pasta primavera

Zucchini fritters

Zucchini tart

Shrimp and zucchini tostadas

Zucchini wrapped pork

Zucchini sausage casserole

Zucchini brie breakfast casserole

Garlicky zucchini noodles

Italian style zucchini and pasta

Zucchini corn soup with crispy bacon

Zucchini Parmesan crisps


Whole wheat zucchini chocolate chip bread

Almond flour zucchini bread

Double chocolate zucchini bread

Whole wheat zucchini nut bread

Zucchini lemon muffins

Zucchini cornbread muffins

The Shipyard Galley’s zucchini muffins

Zucchini coconut muffins

Zucchini and carrot muffins

Zucchini chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

Zucchini brownies

Gluten free zucchini brownies

Zucchini and chocolate salty pecan bars

What are your favorite ways to cook with zucchini?

Bring on the Baked Beans

Today we’re taking a summer classic and checking out some creative options: baked beans!  It may sound like a simple thing, but with all the different types of beans there are and ways we can cook them, we’ve got enough options for each picnic this summer.

Five bean bake

Pumpkin black bean bake

Baked butter beans with mustard

Barbecue baked beans

West Texas baked beans

Boston baked beans

Molasses baked beans

Southwest baked beans

Barbecue baked beans

Beer baked white beans

Slow cooked baked beans

Baked beans with ham

Deep, smoky baked beans

Peachy baked beans

Saucepan baked beans

Sweet and spicy baked beans

Southern baked beans

Maple baked beans

Baked beans with Swiss chard

Baked beans casserole

What’s your favorite way to make baked beans?

Radish Recipes

Today we’re taking a look at a vegetable that many people see but don’t know what to do with it, the radish!

Radish dips

Glazed radishes

Roasted radishes

Radish confetti

Corn and radish salad

Endive and radish salad

Cucumber and radish crostini

Fennel and radish salad

Chunky radish salad

Crunchy slaw with radishes

Buttery shrimp and radish pasta

Cabbage and radish slaw with peanut dressing

Pita crisps with feta radish spread

Cucumber salad with radish and dill

Quick pickled radishes

Gyros with radish tzatziki

Chicken, celery and radish salad

Pasta primavera with beets, radishes and radicchio

Radish salad

Sweet pickled daikon radish

And have a little fun with radish mice, too!

What do you enjoy creating with radishes?

Pecan Pie Plans

Today we’re taking a look at one of my favorite sweet treats, pecan pie, and some other versions and takes you might want to try, too.

Old fashioned pecan pie

Chocolate chunk pecan pie

Sweet vanilla spiced pecans

Golden pecan pie

Caramel pecan fudge tarts

Bourbon ginger pecan pie

New Orleans pecan pie bread pudding

Pecan pie muffins

Chocolate pecan pie bars

Brandied pecan pie

Upside Down pecan pie

Mile high pumpkin pecan pie

Maple bourbon pecan pie

Maple pecan pie

Pecan pie bars

Pecan pie slabs

Southern pecan pie

Coconut chocolate pecan pie

Pumpkin pecan pie

Pecan cranberry tart

Honey nut crunch pie

Butterscotch pecan tart

Pecan pie monkey bread

Mystery pecan pie

Pecan pie pockets

Lemon pecan pie

Mexican chocolate pecan pie

What different pecan pies have you tried?

Lots of Lemon

Today we’re taking a look at an ingredient that always makes me think of summer: lemon!  No worries, we’ll have the usual lemonade, lemon squares and lemon meringue as well as lots of new things to try.

Lemon meringue bars

Lemon cookies

Lemon cloud cake

Lavender lemon pudding cakes

Lemon trifle

Lemonade cake

Lemon tart with fresh berries

Lemon meringue cupcakes

Lemon squares

Lemon curd tassies

Mini lemon tarts

Raspberry lemonade squares

Gluten free lemon squares with almond flour crust

Lemon crepes

Lemon blueberry cornmeal cakes

Gluten free lemon pancakes

Lemon basil pasta salad

Lemon orzo

Lemon risotto

Lemon honey sweet rolls

Lemon buns

Lemon brioche

Lemon sherbet

Lemon pudding

Lemon curd

Lemon icey

Lemon drop cocktail

Lemon shandies

Fizzy kiwi lemonade


What do you enjoy making with lemons?

I Love Lasagna

Today we’re taking a look at some recipes for a food that can be made and eaten cold (even though it’s really good warm): lasagna.

Butternut squash

Zucchini lasagna

Vegetable lasagna

Matzo lasagna

Polenta lasagna

Spinach lasagna

Classic cheese

Healthier meat

Mushroom lasagna with crispy breadcrumbs

Wild mushroom and spinach

Lasagna bolognese

Slow cooker sausage lasagna

Sausage and kale

Lasagna pie

Rolled lasagna Florentine

Lemon chicken lasagna

Roasted red pepper lasagna

Three cheese

Spicy turkey

Broccoli lasagna

Black bean lasagna

Grilled lasagna

Stovetop lasagna

Ultimate lasagna

Mexican lasagna

Eggplant lasagna

What’s your favorite take on lasagna?

Celebrating the Red, White and Blue

This Monday in the USA we’re celebrating Independence Day.  Thursday I shared some red, white and blue inspired recipes, today I’m sharing some fun decorations and projects you can try.

Craft stick flag

Stars and stripes grapevine wreath

Patriotic tank top

Stars and stripes crochet coasters

Sparkler wands

Bandana t-shirts

Patriotic bunting

Patriotic votives

Paper wind streamer

Flag log candle

Patriotic shutter

Patriotic clothespin wreath

Pledge of Allegiance patriotic sign

Denim flag wreath

Patriotic paper flowers

Patriotic mason jar luminarias

Patriotic bingo

Red, white and blue tin can luminarias

What will you be making for this 4th of July?

Food For the Red, White and Blue

Coming up on Monday we’re celebrating the 4th of July, also known as Independence Day, here in the US.  To celebrate here are some patriotic recipes to try!

American flag pie

Flag cobbler

Star inside cake

Red, white and blue cherry pies

Fruit tart flag

Crispy treat cheesecake bars

Red, white and blueberry trifle

Start studded berry tarts

Blueberry buttermilk bundt cake

Raspberry watermelon terrine with blueberry sauce

Stars and stripes cupcakes

Red, white and blue cake roll

Red, white and blue stars

Fireworks cookies

Star tart

Red, white and blue parfait

Sprinkle stripe cake

Sparkler cupcakes

Doughnut hole pops

Cheesecake stuffed strawberries

Patriotic fruit pizza

Firework pie fries

Firework cookie cups

Vanilla cabinets with fresh fruit

Red, white and blue smoothies

Firework red, white and blue daiquiris

Firecracker shot

What will you be serving this Fourth?