who knew... grind shortribs to make some of the best burgers ever...
Berry Raspberry Icebox Cookies
What is an easy way to kick up traditional shrimp skewers? Hint: Use rosemary instead of wood.
Forget boxed pasta salad, this creamy pasta salad with bacon, avocado and tomato will be your go to salad for all of your summer BBQ's.
Asparagus wrapped with bacon, grilled to perfection and sprinkled with goat cheese.
A twist on traditional potato salad with red potatoes, tarragon, Dijon, sherry vinegar and dill.
Three words guaranteed to make a Pacific Northwesterner's mouth water: Copper. River. Salmon.
Red, white & blue cheesecake
A tasty chicken sandwich with garlic mayo that even my self proclaimed "sandwich artist" husband loves.
What do onions, butter and a little bourbon get you? One heck of a steak topping.
Sweet and spicy this grilled chicken is marinated with chipotle peppers, honey and lime juice.
Anxious for grilling season, I got a jump start with this Spinach and Feta Turkey Burger
Succulent adobo shrimp on a bed of sliced avocado, topped with tomatoes and a squirt of lime. A reminder that summer is around the corner.
A twist on traditional hummus using one of my favorite healthy snack foods: Edamame.
Since we can all use a new way to make chicken wings, here is my baked sweet and spicy version.
Classic potato salad with sweet red peppers and crispy bacon. Just in time for Labor Day, summer's last hurrah.
It's National Cheesecake Day! This was a hit at our 4th of July party, and is a perfect way to use up some of summer's bounteous fruits.
A local potato salad with smoked paprika.
Bite-sized mini cheesecakes topped with fresh fruit in patriotic colors.
A summer berry tart with lime cream cheese filling--this is what would happen if nationalism were edible.
Lemon-Vanilla Bean Red, White & Blue Tarts
A popular one this year: Red, white and blue velvet cake! Happy 4th of July!
J-E-L-L-O... you can’t help but love it around any holiday. Cool, creamy, and refreshing on a hot 4th of July day.
A red,white and blue patriotic cupcake!
Berry Lemonade Coolers - perfect for a hot Summer day!
Red, white & blue stained glass Jello cut into stars for the 4th of July.
My Red White and Blueberry Smoothie. Celebrate the 4th with a fun, vegan, fresh fruit smoothie!
4th of July cupcakes!!
Happy 4th of July!
American Flag made out of cupcakes.
The perfect 4th of July dessert!
Patriotic Shot: Here’s a shot for you while you salute the Red, White & the Blue
Every slice of this 4th of July cake looks like the US flag... A little taste of independence in every bite!