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Easy Picnic Recipes: Pineapple Coleslaw

Easy Picnic Recipes: Pineapple Coleslaw

With BBQ Season in full-swing and July 4th just around the corner, I thought now would be the perfect time to share my family’s secret Pineapple Coleslaw recipe with you. With only a mere 5 ingredients, it whips up in a snap. And who doesn't love easy picnic recipes? It’s an adaptation of my Grandmother Kate’s recipe. However, she really…
The Best Hummus Pasta Salad Recipe

The Best Hummus Pasta Salad Recipe

Stop looking: You've found the best hummus pasta salad recipe Rather bold claims, I know. But make it and tell me you don’t agree. Appetizer, entrée, dessert. Been there, always do that. Are you having people over on July 4th? We (and Sabra) think hanging out with friends and family calls for celebration. It calls for an extra course! That’s…
Cocktail Recipes: The Pineapple Pisco

Cocktail Recipes: The Pineapple Pisco

Drinking isn't always thought of as a seasonal activity, but as the seasons turn, we often find ourselves thirsty for different flavors. Sure, some people are die-hard about what they do and don't like to drink. But those with more liberal tastes can feel the shift as sure as the change in seasonal produce. While winter is all about red…
Easy Recipes: Brown Sugar Cinnamon Chip Scones

Easy Recipes: Brown Sugar Cinnamon Chip Scones

Imagine, if you will, the perfect scone... Having a tough time? Scones get a bad rap for their density and intentional dryness in comparison with other baked goods. A friend of mine even refers to them as "a stale version of real pastries." That doesn’t have to be the case though! Scones aren't just stuffy little pastries for teatime and…
Easy Recipes: Hummus and Goat Cheese Stuffed Cherry Peppers

Easy Recipes: Hummus and Goat Cheese Stuffed Cherry Peppers

Celebrate National Hummus Day with this delicious appetizer As much as we love elaborately planned dinner parties, there are times when you find out people are coming over last minute and you just need to whip up something on the fly. That doesn't mean it has to be boring, cobbled together odds and ends from the back of the fridge…
A Tequila Cocktail Recipe that ISN’T a Margarita

A Tequila Cocktail Recipe that ISN’T a Margarita

It's Cinco de Mayo, time for tequila! But what if, like me, you're not really a margarita fan and you're too busy for shots (meaning, you don't have a spare day to nurse a hangover)? I recently took to the kitchen to cook up a cocktail recipe for folks just like us. I call it the Tequila Pip and I…
Mad Men Recipes: Shrimp Curry Butter Canapes and a Whiskey Sour

Mad Men Recipes: Shrimp Curry Butter Canapes and a Whiskey Sour

Party Like a Mad Men with this Retro Happy Hour Menu I'll admit, I've been avoiding writing this for a while now. I've been in denial about the end of Mad Men. It's always hard to say goodbye to a beloved tv show, but Mad Men? The best show ever? How can it possibly just be over? To celebrate the…
Coffee Cocktail Recipe; starring Wild Turkey American Honey Sting

Coffee Cocktail Recipe; starring Wild Turkey American Honey Sting

From Our Easy Recipes File: The Good Day Honeybee Cocktail Recently we spent an evening of adventure with our friends at Wild Turkey. Not only did we escape some zombies, we also tried their new American Honey Sting Bourbon, sweetened with their signature honey and citrus flavors, and spiced up thanks to ghost pepper. Ghost peppers are some of the…
Easy Recipe: Hummus Chicken Salad

Easy Recipe: Hummus Chicken Salad

The deli in my local supermarket sells a delicious chicken salad, laden with so much mayo that I can almost feel my arteries clogging as I chew. But what I really love about it is the combo of dill and olives, which gives a herbal brightness matched with the umami of black olives. So I decided to make my own…
From Our Easy Recipes File: Cinnamon Shortbread Cookies

From Our Easy Recipes File: Cinnamon Shortbread Cookies

AKA - a last minute gift idea you can TOTALLY do! Ready. Set. Bake! Each and every year I love baking cookies for my friends. Especially during the holidays. And if you need a last minute gift, it's hard to beat something homemade and sweet. If you have the time, I like to personalize things a bit and match each…