This week, we’ve shown you two easy ways to cook a whole chicken. If you didn’t eat that whole chicken in one night, you probably have some leftovers and need some ideas to spice them up. Here are two easy dishes, based on what we […]
How To Truss a Chicken Start with a length of string about 4-5 times the length of the bird. You want to have enough, especially if you are trussing for rotisserie cooking, so measure off some more if you need to. Set your chicken on […]
There is nothing simpler than a whole roasted chicken. Cooking a whole chicken in a slow cooker is one of our favorite methods because it is easy and creates a moist, tender bird. Often, there will be leftovers that can be used in various future […]
Almost everyone loves spaghetti and meatballs and we are no exception. It harkens back to our days as capricious children, when only one meal was acceptable on any given night of the week: spaghetti. It was, and still is, the ultimate comfort food. In this […]
Labor Day has become a day not just to honor the workers in our country, but to celebrate the end of summer. Schools start back up, vacations come to an end and grills get their last big workout. Many people will celebrate the Labor Day […]
School is about to start up again and we will soon fall back into our normal routines. This means more extracurricular activities, homework and tighter schedules will be in store for most of us. Fitting in a good dinner with the family can be tough […]
This time of year, farmers markets are overflowing with eggplants, bell peppers, basil and other summer offerings. Make this Vegetable Ragout in your slow cooker to keep the kitchen cool and use up all those veggies so they don’t go to waste in the back […]
One of Americaâs most popular dishes (and a tried-and-true Southern staple) is fried chicken. We coated ours with a seasoned flour mixture and then double-dipped it to create a crunchy, fluffy fried skin. The chicken comes out succulent and juicy, enveloped by a deliciously decadent coating.
I am invited, like many of you, to a 4th of July potluck at a friend’s house where we will celebrate by listening to music, eating wonderful food and enjoying each other’s company. We will celebrate freedom, but my secret is that I am also celebrating freedom from being attached to my stove or oven the night before…
Whether you decide to celebrate dad at home or pack a lunch picnic for the local park, these recipes will be sure to help you prepare the perfect Fatherâs Day meal. The menu we chose can be mostly prepared on the grill. The baby back ribs are perfect for barbecue-loving dads, and the grilled veggies and grilled wedge salad make for healthy sides.
Memorial Day is a United States holiday that comes annually on the last Monday in May. It is a day set aside to honor those who have passed during military service and additionally marks the unofficial start of the summer grilling season. Cookouts and barbecues with patriotic themes are popular, so we have prepared a menu centered around grilling your guests will be sure to enjoy.
Some kids are resistant to eating vegetables, while others are open to trying just about everything. We have found allowing kids to assist in the preparation of the meal usually makes them more excited to try new things. It also helps educate them on nutrition and healthy choices. These marinated summer vegetable kabobs are fun for the whole family to prepare and kids love to get their hands dirty and create their own kabob combinations.