Scrumptious Summertime Peach & Plum Galette

Sweet & luscious summertime Galette pronounced Ga-let, is a French name for “tart.” An open-faced pie of sorts which offers the full experience of  pie, but in delicate delicious bites filled with rich flavors. This tart is a favorite summertime dessert at our house. You can make it with any seasonal fruit, such as rhubarb,…

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Watermelon Fairy Cakes– Summer time in a Cuppie!

There are many versions of these little fairy cakes or cuppies floating around, but this recipe is one of many that I fused together. I wanted real watermelon flavor to present itself—not an artificial metallicy imitation. I wanted them to be quick, I wanted them to be pretty and most importantly, wanted them to be…

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What’s in that Melon?? I Ain’t Tellin’!! Watermelon Jello-Shots

What summertime fruit speaks to you loudly during a hot and steamy summer day? Watermelon preaches to me at full volume! Many of us know how to put various “spirits” in a fresh melon for a sweet, spiked treat for a beach or poolside party. However, today’s blog is dedicated to the bright pinkish red,…

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Grilled Chicken Berry & Glazed Pecan Fruit Salad

NOTE: Chicken is fully cooked, but the raspberry vinaigrette makes it look pink in the photos…sorry 🙂 I’ve been making these salads for years and have recently noticed an unnamed fast food chain has added something similar to their menu. Not to seem snobbish, but there is NO comparison between my homemade version and theirs….

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Fat Tire Amber Grilled BBQ Chicken

A quintessential summertime meal–the perfect trio! The chicken and corn can be prepared on the grill and the macaroni salad made the day before. No Stove-top Heat Necessary! The Fat Tire Amber ale imparts a slight taste of spirits and the pungent seasonings kick up the flavors by volumes. Come home, pop your chicken and…

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