SALMON SLIDERS WITH JALAPENO MAYO

SALMON SLIDERS WITH JALAPENO MAYO

Messaging below is intended for ages 21+ and is intended to be enjoyed responsibly, in moderation: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BeersAndBuns #CollectiveBias Right now it’s all about game day and in my house the TV is always on the sports channel either watching the game or highlights. For some reason watching sports brings on a big appetite so it’s great to have bits and bites on hand...Read more …
PINEAPPLE MINT WINE PUNCH

PINEAPPLE MINT WINE PUNCH

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MoscatoMoments #CollectiveBias The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older. It is officially summer which means it is officially hot weather.  While I may complain sometimes about the heat I would take it anytime over the cold, after all I was born in a country that has summer year round.   I tend to entertain more in the summer; there...Read more …
DIY SNACK STADIUM

DIY SNACK STADIUM

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GameDayGlory #CollectiveBias I have always been fascinated with snack stadiums so when I got the opportunity to make on for game day, I was beyond excited! Not only do I get to make this awesome centerpiece but I will share with you how I did it. I headed to Walmart to collect all my necessary supplies; I needed building material and snacks to fill...Read more …
EGGNOG CHEESECAKE

EGGNOG CHEESECAKE

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NaturallyCheesy #CollectiveBias With Christmas rapidly approaching, most of us are entertaining more than ever. The one thing that you always want to avoid when entertaining is spending too much time in the kitchen! We have all been there at one point or the other; the guests are outside dining and drinking while you’re stuck in the kitchen trying to crank out dishes. The key...Read more …
ROAST DUCK

ROAST DUCK

Who else is excited that Christmas is around the corner?  This is my favorite time of year, and I’m sure it is for many of you too.  The next couple of weeks will be a cookie filled blur for me; it all goes by very quickly.   What I’m most excited about it the food!  I start planning my Christmas menu fairly early.  For the past couple of years I’ve always cooked a leg of lamb but this year I may...Read more …
BACKYARD MOVIE NIGHT

BACKYARD MOVIE NIGHT

This Post is sponsored by Orville Redenbacher’s A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of attending an outdoor movie in the park with my family and it was so much fun that I decided to recreate that night by throwing a backyard movie night. I set up in my friend’s backyard and set a nice warm spot for Nolan and his best bud Avery to camp out on when they weren’t busy playing. We had all the essentials for...Read more …
CLASSIC POTATO SALAD

CLASSIC POTATO SALAD

It’s summer so we are in the height of potato salad season. Oh you don’t call summer that? Well think about it, potato salad is on the the menu of just about every summer party, bbq or cookout. While I love potato salad (a good potato salad) I just say that I’m always hesitant when approaching it. Why? Because there are so many bad, mustardy, pungent, store bought or watery potatoes salads out there and detest them all. The perfect...Read more …
HOLIDAY EATS: PERFECT DRINKS AND COCKTAILS

HOLIDAY EATS: PERFECT DRINKS AND COCKTAILS

Check out Perfect Drinks and Cocktails for the Holidays by Jehan Powell at Foodie.com It’s no secret that the Holidays are right around the corner. I will be entertaining, as will many of you, for the Holidays so it’s important to have your menu planned ahead of time. While we all plan for the main course and dessert it’s equally as important to plan a drink menu. Keep it simple and don’t do too many cocktails that need to be...Read more …
Jerk Pork Sliders with Mango Avocado Salsa

Jerk Pork Sliders with Mango Avocado Salsa

    Last Jerk recipe for a while…I promise!  It’s just that I’ve been cooking a lot of jerk lately, it’s become an addiction and since I share some of my recipes with you guys, you’ve been bombarded with it.   Sometimes I like to experiment with the classics and add a new spin to it.   For this recipe I wanted something that’s both spicy and sweet, so I added quite a bit of brown sugar to the classic jerk marinade....Read more …
Lazy Sunday Dish…Honey Chicken Salad

Lazy Sunday Dish…Honey Chicken Salad

This is a quick post, no deep story…just a great recipe I thought I would share with my readers. Everybody needs to have a great  chicken salad recipe.  This is mine.  It comes in handy whenever I have leftover chicken or if I need a quick sidedish when entertaining.   Enjoy!   Honey Chicken Salad with Dried Cherries and Candied Walnuts 3 cooked chicken breast, cubed 1/3 cup dried cherries, rougly chopped 1/3 cup candied walnuts, chopped red seedless grapes, halved...Read more …