Happy 4th of July! Are you serving fruit this weekend? These days, most people make it easy and buy their fruit pre-cut into chunks. Blah, blah blah…….How about, this weekend, you buy whole melons and kick up your fruit salad by making melon balls. Melon balls are kind of a retro idea, but I think they should come back in […]
Earlier this summer I wrote a post about my first coleslaw. Yes, fifty-something and I’m making my first coleslaw! What I didn’t tell you was that I’d hedged my bets by bringing both a mayo based AND a non-mayo based coleslaw to the BBQ. Today I’m sharing the non- mayo based coleslaw. It’s based on a […]
As summer heats up, I’m always looking for no-cook ideas. Who wants to heat up a kitchen, when its already 90+ degrees outside! Gazpacho is a fresh, healthy and delicious way to beat the heat. I also love it because there are so many different, and fun, ways to serve it. So what is gazpacho ? Traditionally, gazpacho is a […]
A couple of weeks ago I was invited to a BBQ and asked to bring coleslaw. No problem I said… and then realized I did not have a go-to coleslaw recipe! How was that possible?! I mean , I cook all the time….. I guess I was never the one asked to bring the coleslaw. […]
It’s summer! I love going to outdoor concerts …..and when it’s a venue that allows you to bring in your own food – even better! Here are some ideas I’ve,over the years, to make your next outdoor concert dining experience stress free.