All American 4th of July BBQ Recipe Round-Up


Still looking for that sizzling summer menu to set your 4th of July bbq apart from everyone else’s charred weenies and boxed burgers? Check out this simple flavor packed menu. Now that tastes like ‘Merica.  Cocktail: Tropical Breeze Appetizer: Grilled Artichokes Sides: Barbecue Baked Beans Creamy Skillet Corn  Main: BBQ Chicken Burgers Smoked Ribs Dessert: Fresh Fruit Salad with Mint and Lime Frozen Peanut Butter Pie   

25 Dad Approved Recipes for Fathers Day

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Trying to figure out what to make your Dad for Father’s Day? Check out this round up – 25 of the the manliest meals from the archives – gathered all in one spot just for you. So grab some napkins, a sheet of scratch paper and let’s plan an epic Father’s Day menu! Bourbon Braised Short Ribs with Honey and Fig Mac and Cheese Blackened Swordfish with Maque Choux Turkey Meatball Hoagies Blackened Chicken Mac and Cheese Pulled Pork Cornbread Waffles Steak au Poivre French Onion Burgers Big Boy Beef Sandwiches Tex-Mex Bacon Cheeseburgers Cheese-Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Smoked Brats Grilled […]

Thanksgiving Recipes and a New West Knife Works Giveaway


Still struggling with your Thanksgiving menu? Are you a slacker like myself who hasn’t even begun to clean the house or grocery shop yet? Waiting til the last minute to have a major panic attack? Well, sit some wine (or a shot of tequila, I don’t judge) and take a look at these delicious options from around the web. Maybe they will inspire you and a some classics from the PtS kitchen as well. Thanksgiving Recipes! Appetizers: Stuffed Mushrooms – Brown Eyed Baker  Reuben Dip – Simply Gourmet Olive Garden Copycat Spinach Dip  Caramelized Onion, Mushroom, Apple & Gruyere Bites – Table for Two  […]

Pumpkin Pie with Brown Sugar Meringue & a #Pumpkin Recipe Round Up


Don’t know about you, but I am in serious denial. Denial that Thanksgiving is next week. Denial that Christmas is like 39 days away. Denial that I won’t be able to try all the new recipes I had planned for you. Denial that my house needs a top to bottom scrubbing before anyone can set their merry little toes in my doorway this season. We may need to form a support group. As for Thanksgiving, I am not prepared. I had plans of posting main dishes and sides, but there was a hurricane, then some sick days, and me working […]

Strawberry Poke Cake & Labor Day Recipe Round Up


Labor day marks the return of the school year (though, I see a lot of kidlets back already) and the last big weekend for summer barbecues before fall and football take their place. If you are still scrambling for some recipes to throw on the grill or bring with you to this weekends festivities look no further. Lip Smackin’ Labor Day Recipes:  Click on the picture below to be taken to the recipe                      

4th of July Grilling Round Up

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Celebrate this 4th of July with flavor! This collection of barbecue friendly food ideas is a great way to start any out door holiday celebration before the fireworks kick off.         Asian Chicken Burgers  Stuffed Turkey Burgers Rosemary Fries Onion Ring Burgers  Triple Play Barbecue Sauce  BBQ Chicken Burgers Grilled Artichokes  Tropical Kabobs  Smoked Brisket Burgers         Caramel Brandy Mushroom Steaks  Chimichurri Steaks  Broccoli Salad Smoked Chicken  Grilled Rosemary Steaks with Bread Salad  Tex-Mex Burger Ranch Burger Sausage Artichoke Kabobs Onion-Cheddar Pork Burgers  Now! Go get your flame on!

Quick Sopaipillas with Chocolate Sauce & Mexican Recipe Round Up

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Weekends are for this… And because I’m awesome, some of this… This weekend in particular should be filled with savory Mexican dishes Gringo Enchiladas Sangria Pops Steak Fajitas with Chimichurri and Drunken Peppers Chile Colorado Conchinita Pibil Mini Churros  Pork Tinga Refried Beans, Guacamole, Carnitas and more!   And of course, Free Comics! Please click here to find out more about Free Comic Book Day events in your area. Comics are a great way to get kids to read and most stores try to make it a family friendly event. We go hog wild, so if you are in the area, or […]