Beverages · Recipes

Pimm’s: The Perfect Summer Cocktail

I seem to read a lot of books that take place in Great Britain, specifically London.  I’m pretty sure it was one of the Bridget Jones books that introduced me to Pimm’s.  Now, if you know Bridget, you know she is not very discriminatory in her beverages.  She pretty much likes them all.  But, since… Continue reading Pimm’s: The Perfect Summer Cocktail

Appetizers · Breakfast & Brunch · Recipes · Sandwiches

Summer Toasts – Because It’s Too Hot For Anything Else

IT’S SOOO HOT!!!!!  I can’t take it.  There is no way anyone can be expected to cook anything when it is this hot out.  If you walk outside to grill, you will burst into flames.  If you turn your oven on when it is over 100 degrees outside… well, I just can’t even think about… Continue reading Summer Toasts – Because It’s Too Hot For Anything Else

Main Courses · Recipes

Beer-Boiled Brats

It’s Labor Day Weekend!  It is the last hurrah of summer and a welcoming to fall.  I must admit that I’m ready for fall.  I’m ready for chili and casseroles and short ribs.  But before we dive into MLB playoffs and football season let’s give summer its well-deserved send-off. I don’t like to generalize but I’m assuming… Continue reading Beer-Boiled Brats

Recipes · Salads, Sides & Sauces · Sandwiches

Heirloom Tomatoes… Woo Hoo!

I’m so happy they are finally here!!!!  I could live on homegrown tomatoes all summer long, especially heirloom tomatoes.  And I almost think the uglier they look, the better they taste. Now, I love a Caprese Salad.  I mean, who doesn’t? Right.  I will eat a ton of them this summer and I’m sure at some… Continue reading Heirloom Tomatoes… Woo Hoo!