Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road?

I’m not 100% sure, but if it were me, it would have been to luxuriate in a bath of Sticky Fingers Smokehouse’s Carolina Classic Barbecue Sauce. Full Disclosure (& I realize this is an odd time to announce this, but): I am now a Pescetarian. However, that doesn’t mean the sight of perfectly grilled chicken doesn’t get me salivating.  I know…

Red, White & Blueberry Smoothie

At the Beach? Backyard? Sucking up AC & watching replays of last night’s game? Here’s an easy, satisfying, healthy Red, White & Blue Treat: Puree frozen or fresh blackberries & blueberries Add blackberry ice cream or blueberry (frozen) yogurt Pour that in the bottom third of a fun glass Puree frozen or fresh raspberries &…

Red White & Blueberry Sorbet

What could be more refrshing on a scorcher like today than a berry sorbet? Puree fresh or frozen berries with greek yogurt or vanilla ice cream Serve with fresh berries & whipped Put your feet up & T.G.I.F. !!! CLICK HERE to purchase More fun, easy ideas & hilarious stories!

1-2-3 RED WHITE & BLUE NO BAKE CHEESECAKE BERRY FLAN

The inspiration for this dessert was the one and only Jacques Pepin. There’s nothing more liberating (and cool) than having someone of his ilk tell you he uses pre-made cookie dough. And since it did (in a video I recently watched), I thought I would & could. Then I thought: heck, why make custard when I…

Mother’s Day Croissant Magnifique

If you’ve never made a croissant before, never is the time to start. Besides, if you really love your mother, you’ll buy one from a good French bakery, Whole Foods or France. And while I’m violently opposed to the croissant-donut, or as those ‘in the know’ call it, the cronut, I did once taste a croissant whose…

You Won’t Want to Passover (LOL) This Awesome Cookie

EASY ALMOND COOKIES * YOUR NEW PASSOVER FAVORITE WHAT YOU NEED: 1         egg white 2 c      sliced almonds 2 T      sugar (raw or white) 1         pinch salt 1/2 t   vanilla extract (optional) WHAT YOU DO: Whip up the egg white for 20 seconds…

Make Your Hot Valentines Date Even Hotter!

Photo courtesy of askottowa.info I’m Canadian, read: I love beer. Let the other gals sip their Technicolor cocktails, just gimme my ale. So what could possibly be more sensual than dipping into fondue together with your Valentine? How about fondue on tap. Troegs’ Dream Weaver’s spicy tart flavor will add kick to the mellowest of cheeses. For even more of…

Grilled Mango Avocado Salad

Add a little kick to your BBQ! Awesome with meat and fish. WHAT YOU NEED: 2 ears of corn 2 mangoes 2 avocados 1 c cherry tomatoes 1/2 c Cilantro 5 Scallion 1 Lime 1/2 t Chili pepper S&P WHAT YOU DO: Shuck & grill the corn Pit & cut one mango in half and grill Grill all or…

Price Clubs: Friend or Foe?

I was forced to eat 900 crackers, 15 bananas and 2 crates of mandarine oranges. At one point my cart contained 5 million Hello Kitty stickers, a robot vacuum, and a gardening hat that made me look like Katharine Hepburn in On Golden Pond -and you know how I hate to look like Katharine Hepburn!…