Grill The Perfect Burger for your BBQ!

August 21, 2015

We love to have friends over to BBQ. Unfortunately the summer gets a little hectic and we have not had as many BBQ’s as we would like to. That’s ok because fall is right around the corner and it is a perfect time to grill. What is better than grilling a burger outside while having a beer then […]

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Food And Wine Conference Recap

August 12, 2015
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Three weeks ago I attended the Food and Wine Conference in Orlando. It was a great weekend filled with food, wine, and plenty of good company. It was held at The Rosen Shingle Creek Resort. As you can see by the view from my window, it was a beautiful place. This whole weekend was made possible […]

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Lemon Blueberry Muffins

July 15, 2015
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Today I will be packing so tomorrow I can head on a plane to the Food and Wine Conference which starts on Friday in Orlando. I can’t wait as I know there is one great weekend ahead of me.  As usual, I waited until the last minute to get a hair cut and pedicure which I will be headed […]

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Green Colada Smoothies

July 3, 2015
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I am going to let you in on a little secret today. I started running again but I am not telling my thirteen year- old son. As soon as I am in very good shape, I will challenge him to a one mile run and hopefully will beat him. You might think that’s mean but this […]

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Caprese Cocktails

June 23, 2015

You know I am a girl that just adores tomatoes. Today I have a real treat for you. I bet you’ve had plenty of bloody Mary’s but never a Caprese cocktail. This cocktail is light, savory and perfect to sip on a hot summer night. I used my KitchenAid Maximum Extractor juicer to make this cocktail. Once […]

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Pan Roasted Potato & Arugula Salad with Pesto Vinaigrette & Crispy Prosciutto #FWCon

June 20, 2015
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Idaho Potatoes have always been a staple in our house. My husband is a meat and potatoes guy. When we first met, his basic food staples were meat and potatoes. There might have been a small salad or scant portion of broccoli on his plate too but his palate wasn’t very adventurous. Luckily for me, things have changed […]

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Philly Style Grilled Meatball Sliders #FWCon #GrillTalk

June 18, 2015
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In the summer, our family loves to cook dinner on the grill and beef is the big favorite. Who doesn’t love a good burger or nice juicy steak seared on the BBQ?  We like to entertain so I am always coming up with recipes that are easy to make but perfect for company. Instead of just throwing some burgers […]

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Strawberry Lemon Mint Water

June 15, 2015

Ahhh, the hot, hot days of summer have arrived. It seems like just yesterday we were complaining about the chill in the air. I was bundling up with blankets while sipping hot chocolate at my son’s soccer games. Well this weekend, that wasn’t the case. Instead I had a water ice in one hand and a spray bottle […]

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Miami and Florida Keys Family Vacation

June 1, 2015
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Last week, my family and I spent an extra long weekend in Miami and the Florida Keys. I have always wanted to go there and for some reason have never been. Well, it was a little last minute planning but we spent one night in Miami and three glorious nights in Duck Key. Of course, I […]

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Saucy Shrimp with Zucchini Noodles & Crispy Prosciutto

May 22, 2015
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It’s time to get saucy and make some shrimp and zoodles! What are zoodles may you ask? It’s the new fresh food trend. Zucchini gets spiralized so they look like thin noodles. My husband doesn’t like the word zoodles or zucchini noodles. He insists that they are not noodles and you should not call them that. I think otherwise […]

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