Add Some Zip to Your Hamburger: Caesar Burger Recipe

Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! Lots of folks will be grilling out this weekend. Hamburgers, hotdogs, potato salad, and watermelon will be served at picnics and family gatherings all weekend long. While there is nothing like a good ole hamburger grilled over charcoal, there are a couple things you can do to spice up the original. The most basic trick is to add 1 T. Worcestershire sauce and 1 T. grill seasoning to 1 lb. ground beef before … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Meal: Honey-Lemon Chicken with Potatoes

I try every week to add a new meal to our menu. I attempt to follow the food guru and 30 minute meal making queen, Rachael Ray. The best part of my quest is I use items that I bought on sale so these meals are yummy and affordable... and oh, yes they can be completed in 30 minutes or less! Help! I do not have time to cook tonight. I have a meeting at 4:00pm. The funny things is I said this time was okay before I thought about cooking dinner and what my kids act like when they do not eat by … [Read more...]

Crunchy Cabbage Salad Recipe

This recipe is an upscale Chinese Chicken Salad with toasted pumpkin, sesame and sunflower seeds along with the traditional ramen noodle. Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! Ramen noodles get a bad rap. Many of us enjoyed them while in college since they were cheap, filling food. But, now that we’re all grown up, we are far too sophisticated to eat lowly ramen noodles. I beg to differ. Ramen noodles can be eaten raw or cooked and the … [Read more...]

Rachael Ray What's for Dinner Wednesday: German Cheddar and Beer Fondue

I try every week to add a new meal to our menu. I attempt to follow the food guru and 30 minute meal making queen, Rachael Ray. The best part of my quest is I use items that I bought on sale so these meals are yummy and affordable... and oh, yes they can be completed in 30 minutes or less! Well, Daddy gets to go out with clients so tonight it is me and the three kids. The biggest problem we currently have is Margeaux leaves the table with her dinner in her hands. She does this because she wants … [Read more...]

Getting the Best Out of Beef This Summer

Zemanta Related Posts Thumbnail

Today Executive Chef Dave Zino will share ideas and tips on how to get the best value out of beef. It can be an affordable and lean protein option! By Chef Dave Zino, Executive Chef, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association It’s no secret that summer is my favorite time of year. I love everything about it: warm weather, fresh Farmer’s Markets, the opportunity to entertain at home and of course, it’s a prime time to fire up the grill and enjoy succulent lean steaks. Bet you didn’t know … [Read more...]

Rachael Ray What's for Dinner Wednesday: The works Tuscan Calzones

I try every week to add a new meal to our menu. I attempt to follow the food guru and 30 minute meal making queen, Rachael Ray. The best part of my quest is I use items that I bought on sale so these meals are yummy and affordable... and oh, yes they can be completed in 30 minutes or less! The cool thing about calzones is the kids can pick them up. We love making calzones together. I call them pockets of fun. It gives my children a chance to pick what they want to eat and hide it in pizza … [Read more...]

Asparagus Pasta Salad Recipe

Zemanta Related Posts Thumbnail

I love asparagus and I am always looking for a new way to make it. Pasta salad is a staple in our house during the summer months. It is easy to make and there are so many variations. Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! The warm summer calls for cookouts, picnics, and the gathering of family and friends. Most of the time, it’s a time to share covered dishes and enjoy the fresh bounty of summer vegetables. Pasta salads are the perfect … [Read more...]

Rachael Ray What's for Dinner Wednesday: Frittata Nests

I try every week to add a new meal to our menu. I attempt to follow the food guru and 30 minute meal making queen, Rachael Ray. The best part of my quest is I use items that I bought on sale so these meals are yummy and affordable... and oh, yes they can be completed in 30 minutes or less! I can't figure out what it is but our house is crazy at 5:00 PM. I was wondering if anyone wants a job from 5:00 PM until 6:00 PM? This is when I think staying at home is for other people. I have found a … [Read more...]

Chicken Parmesan Sub Sandwich Recipe

Zemanta Related Posts Thumbnail

Summer is a busy time which results on eating out or on the go. Connie has some wonderful ideas for portable meals that I honestly would have never thought of! Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! This time of year lots of folks are looking for portable meals. You know what I mean…quick, healthy meals you can take with you to the ballpark, swimming pool, and in our case, the hay field. Beyond ham & cheese sandwiches, what should you pack? … [Read more...]

Strawberry Butter & Cherry Jam Update

I have meant to update you on my Strawberry Butter and Cherry Jam canning all week. It went very well! I LOVE the strawberry butter! In fact, there was a little leftover after canning and I ate it all. Yes, I was selfish and did not let anyone else have it! When strawberries are on sale, I am going to pick up some more to make another batch. The Cherry Jam came out great as well. It looks really pretty in the jar and it will make a wonderful gift! Find the Cherry Jam recipe I used HERE. One … [Read more...]