S’mores for Summer

Today we’re taking a look at another classic summer food: the s’more!

S’mores bark

S’more pie

S’more cupcakes

Chocolaty caramel nut s’more bars

Soft s’more cookies

Strawberry s’mores cobbler

Grilled s’mores cake with easy chocolate sauce

Toasted s’mores cocktail

S’mores torte

S’mores cookies

Matzo s’mores

S’mores sundaes

S’more quesadillas

S’mores mini cakes

Skillet s’mores

Chocolate dipped peanut butter s’mores

No-bake s’mores

S’more eggrolls

S’mores sundaes

No-bake frozen s’mores cheesecake

S’mores tart

Chai spiced s’mores

S’mores milkshake

Grilled brioche s’mores

How do you make your s’mores?

Bring Home the Beer

Today we’re cooking with a classic summer ingredient: beer!  Beer is great all year long, but there’s something special about cracking a cold one on a hot summer night with your friends.  So grab a couple extra beers so you can try some of these recipes before the summer ends.


Classic beer bread

Pepperoni and cheese beer bread

Honey whole wheat beer bread

Beer pizza dough

Texas breakfast beer bread

Gluten-free beer bread

Sides and Dinner:

Beer steamed potato hobo pack

Beer battered onion rings

Beer braised sausages with warm potato salad

Beer batter

Beer can chicken

Beer and cheese soup

Beer brisket

Beer braised brats

Spicy beer brined ribs

Beer and cheddar fondue

Beer braised brisket burritos

Beer cheese hushpuppies

Cajun beer burgers

Beer braised beef stew

Beer battered fish and chips

Manila clams in garlic and beer

Beer shrimp boil

Beer battered cremini mushrooms

Desserts and Drinks:

Belgian white ale cookies

Chocolate stout cake

Chocolate stout cupcakes

Beer and bacon toffee sundaes

Beer and orange caramel sauce

Guinness ice cream with dark chocolate honey sauce

Cherry beer

Spicy beer Mary

Ginger beer shandy

What are your favorite recipes to make with beer?

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?

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?