Brie, Mango Chutney and Walnut Quesadillas – A Guest Post from Paula of Vintage Kitchen Notes

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Yum Hi friends! I am very busy chilling poolside with a cocktail or lounging on the sand or frolicking in the waves in Virginia Beach. OK, truthfully I am probably carrying The Bug around the pool trying to teach him to swim, chasing him on the sand, trying to keep him from crying from the… 

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Pancetta, Kale, and Parmesan Frittata – A Guest Post from Ann of The Fountain Avenue Kitchen

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Yum Hi friends! I am very busy chilling poolside with a cocktail or lounging on the sand or frolicking in the waves in Virginia Beach. OK, truthfully I am probably carrying The Bug around the pool trying to teach him to swim, chasing him on the sand, trying to keep him from crying from the… 

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Watermelon Basil Rose Sorbet – A Guest Post from Ann at Sumptuous Spoonfuls

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Yum Hi friends!  I am very busy chilling poolside with a cocktail or lounging on the sand or frolicking in the waves in Virginia Beach.  OK, truthfully I am probably carrying The Bug around the pool trying to teach him to swim, chasing him on the sand, trying to keep him from crying from the… 

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Garlic Olive Oil Linguine with Chicken, Summer Squash and Zucchini – a Guest Post from Alyssa of Cooking from a SAHM

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Yum Hi friends! I am very busy chilling poolside with a cocktail or lounging on the sand or frolicking in the waves in Virginia Beach. OK, truthfully I am probably carrying The Bug around the pool trying to teach him to swim, chasing him on the sand, trying to keep him from crying from the… 

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Sesame Noodles for #SundaySupper with @katieworkman100 (#glutenfree version)

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Yum The #SundaySupper crew is proud to again be sharing our interpretations of some of the amazing recipes from The Mom 100 Cookbook by Katie Workman.  I could not participate the first time, but since I heard about the first even, I picked up my own copy and began perusing it.  Katie is all about… 

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Cherry (or Berry or Peach or…) & Blue (or Feta or Goat or…) Cheese Salad – July #RecipeRedux

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Yum #RecipeRedux almost didn’t happen for me this month.  Things have been busy, we have been in and out so much that we are eating out a little more often, and when I do cook at home, it has most often been something quick and easy, and old favorite, not a new recipe that I… 

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Bana-Nutella Chip Ice Cream for #icecreamweek

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Yum Ice cream is my absolute favorite thing ever. If you follow me on Instagram, this is abundantly clear.  I went through a short phase a few months back of experimenting with some homemade ice creams, but trying to lower the fat and sugar.  I was never overly thrilled with the texture and taste.  Now,… 

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“Bobby Flay Corn” with Chili & Lime

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Yum Last month, I went out on a bit of a limb for the Improv Cooking Challenge, taking the savory route with Cherries & Almonds.  For this month, I guess I kind of played it safe with the Corn & Butter.  New Jersey corn, when in season, is amazing.  I know that there are lots… 

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Kid-Friendly Guacamole

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Yum Sure it’s everyone’s favorite dip for tortilla chips, but leave out some of the heat and chunky stuff so the little ones will love it too. It’s my Kid-Friendly Guacamole. Kid-Friendly Guacamole So I know that I already included this recipe with the Mexican Black Bean & Quinoa Burgers, so I suppose this post… 

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Slow Cooker Root Beer Pulled Pork for #BeatTheHeat #SundaySupper

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Yum It’s a heat wave here at #SundaySupper this week, and we are all giving you recipes to #BeatTheHeat.  Just because it’s summer, and has been over 97° for almost a week straight, and you’d rather be at the beach or the pool doesn’t mean you don’t want to enjoy a meal like this… I do… 

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Mexican Black Bean & Quinoa Burgers with Homemade Guacamole for Kids in the Kitchen #SundaySupper

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Yum The theme for this week’s #SundaySupper is Kids in the Kitchen, and I’ve got some Mexican Black Bean & Quinoa Burgers with Homemade Guacamole for you.  I was excited about this theme, as it is such a great way to get kids to try new things, and a great activity to do together for… 

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Red, White & Blueberry Crumb Cake – for 4th of July #HolidayRecipeClub

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Yum Good Morning! And Happy 4th of July!  I am sorry that you don’t have a piece of this for your holiday breakfast. Truth be told, I am sorry I don’t have a piece of it, myself.  It was actually devoured weeks ago. So a little about the role crumb cake has played in my… 

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Honey and Sea Salt Peanut Butter

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Yum So you probably know  by now that I am obsessed with peanut butter.  So I knew I had to try making my own.  Right around the same time, I won a Ninja blender and was contemplating my candy recipe for this month’s First on the First.  What a perfect opportunity to give this a… 

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Peanut Butter Cups for Grown-Ups (or kids too!) – #FirstOnTheFirst

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Yum First, let me apologize if this post is choppy or incoherent.  I am writing it in the car on my way home from our vacation in Vermont while The Bug, who only slept for an hour, versus his usual 2 1/2 to 3 hour nap, repeatedly throws his blankie and water then whines about… 

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Strawberries & Cream Cake for 4th of July #SundaySupper

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Yum After sadly missing #SundaySupper the past two weeks, I am so happy to be joining the fun again.  Especially because we are celebrating the 4th of July.  You know, hot dogs, burgers, pickles, chips – standard picnic fare.  Umm, nope, not with this crowd.  Wait till you see what we have lined up for… 

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