Summer Sangria


Fresh summer fruit, crisp white wine, and basil…how refreshing! This cocktail is delicious and summery. Sunshine in a glass. Use whatever fruit is in season. Fresh fruit is key. Cheers! Ingredients: 6 cups assorted fruit, such as peaches, plums, pineapple, mango, apples, melons 1 cup basil leaves torn 1/2 cup Cointreau 1 bottle white wine […]

Potato Salad

potato salad

Potato salad is a summer staple for a BBQ or picnic. This simple yet tasty recipe will ensure that your dish stands out at the next potluck. This potato salad is a family favorite at my house and I guarantee it will become one in yours as well. Ingredients: 3 lbs. Russet potatoes, peeled and […]

Spicy Corn Chowder


Corn chowder is a soup I can eat year round. In the winter when corn is not in season, simply use frozen corn. In the summer, use delicious sweet fresh corn on the cob. This is a quick and simple recipe that takes chipotle peppers and adds some smoky spice to an already delicious chowder. […]

Bacon Deviled Eggs


The deviled egg is one of those classic holiday, picnic, BBQ, or entertaining appetizers. This recipe adds one of my favorite ingredients…bacon! A delightfully tasty twist on a traditional homey snack. Ingredients: 6 slices bacon, cut into pieces with kitchen scissors 6 hard boiled eggs, peeled 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1 teaspoon white vinegar 2 teaspoons […]