I have to admit that I am not a big fan of watermelon myself, but it is a summer staple so I have been playing around with it a bit this summer. The more recipes I create, the more that I am enjoying it. So now I'm actually eating watermelon sometimes. I never thought that would happen. I've always loved the synthetic watermelon flavor in gum or candy, but not the fruit itself for some reason. One of the things that I like about watermelon is that it has a subtle flavor so it
I know you can eat chicken salad all year, but I always crave it in the summer. The Waldorf chicken salad is a pretty classic style of this dish. I like to put it on an open faced bagel with a good piece of cheese on top and toast it for a chicken salad melt. It is also delicious on some greens as a salad. If the nuts and fruit aren't your style when it comes to chicken salad give something else try. Avocado and goat cheese with the chicken would be delicious. You could even
Ever since I lived in Italy for the summer I have been in love with bruschetta. Now maybe it had to do with the fact that tomatoes in Italy taste truly amazing even when eaten plain, but there is something about this blend of flavors that I truly enjoy. It isn't just me. Every time I make this bruschetta people ask for the recipes and it’s so simple. There are very few ingredients in it, but each one packs so much flavor. This is obviously best when tomatoes are in season
Baby showers can either be a fun time of celebrating both the new mom and new child, or they can be a bore where guests keep checking their watches. Your planning will make all the difference in the world. Below are a few tips to get your heading down the right path.
Pick a Theme:
You should start by thinking about the mom-to-be and what she likes. Then consider a theme that you can plan around. Does the new mom already know what the nursery is going to look like? Or does s
As you may or may not know, I have another blog that I started a while back called Cooking With Coupons. It is a budget recipe blog where I create recipes and meals based on the food items that were on sale each week and coupons that you could find in the paper. I still get a chance every now and again to post on the site, but not as often as I like. So I thought I would bring some of my favorite summer recipes from that site over here for you to take a look at. I recommend a
The time leading up to your close friend's or loved one's wedding is an exciting time. It is also a busy time for all those involved, especially for the bride. By offering to host her shower you have provided a wonderful gift. I'm sure this offer has added a little stress to your life though. You want to make sure it is perfect, everyone has a fun time and it is everything the bride imagined it to be. The main thing to remember is relax, keep the bride in mind and allow your