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10 Summer BBQ Recipes

  It’s BBQ season! And, if you’re like me, the desire to wow your friends with your kitchen awesome is probably raging. Or, you just really want a go-to dish to ensure that you will get invited to all of the BBQs this summer. Either way, a round-up of some of our favorite BBQ recipes seemed in order. 10 Amazing BBQ Recipes To Wow Your Friends With This Summer 1. Finally watermelon season is upon us. Snag a few and add them to this easy watermelon arugula salad. 2. Another great starter dish, this vegetarian kale salad is as hip…

How To Make A London Mojito!

  If you’re looking for a fresh cocktail to serve at your next garden party, a London Mojito is a fun twist on a classic drink that screams summertime (or anytime, as far as I’m concerned)! A classic mojito is a simple blend of rum, club soda, fresh mint leaves, limes, and sugar. They are delicious. And they’re also refreshing, which can be dangerous if you have a generous bartender, or a friend who’s intent on keeping your cup full. (This is not necessarily a bad thing.) A London Mojito, however, is made with gin instead of rum. I happen to…

Roasted Brussels Sprouts And Bacon

  Brussels sprouts are one of those “old school” vegetables that garnered a bad rap a few decades ago when housewives (okay, maybe househusbands, too) served them up to their families BOILED. TO. DEATH. Boiling Brussels sprouts does them absolutely no justice. Those little, delicate leaves on the outside of each mini-cabbage-ish bundle? They scream to be roasted or fried, turning into melt-in-your-mouth bite sized packages of yum. Add in a little bacon? Well, let me just tell you: roasted Brussels sprouts and bacon will win over just about any picky veggie eater. If the appetizer and small bite menus of…

Little Raspberry Ricotta Cakes with a Lime Glaze!

  There’s nothing more fun than throwing a dinner party with individually-sized desserts for everyone to enjoy. These little raspberry ricotta cakes with a lime glaze are the perfect treat for a summer soiree with a few of your best girlfriends! Movie night! Book club! Birthday celebrations! Happy hour! Whatever the excuse, there’s always a good reason to find time to gather with a great group of girlfriends. It’s important. And necessary. For a few years I was part of a book club group that met just about every month at a girlfriend’s house. It was fabulous! We were all good…