Our Favorite Recipes

Our Five Favorite Memorial Day Sides

Get ready for the long holiday weekend, and the various potlucks you’re undoubtedly invited to, by making some amazing sides that are sure to complement grilled main dishes. The array of fresh seasonal veggies in this Golden Beet Salad with Avocado and Feta makes it a bright and easy side dish for grilled fish or chicken. Why not add that lovely smoky flavor gained […]

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Quick and Easy Memorial Day Barbecue Menu

We’re a week away from Memorial Day, which means we should all be putting finishing touches on our menu. (Or, if you’re like me, you’re thinking about it for the very first time!) If you still need to fill your list of things to fix or if you’re just looking for inspiration for flavorful sides, use this easy Memorial Day barbecue menu to help shape […]

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Flavor Fireworks: A Must-Have Dessert for Your Memorial Day Picnic

We all likely know of maraschino cherries in one context: they are the tasteless, florescent red orbs swimming in sticky syrup, plopped as an afterthought onto a sundae or a dollop of whipped cream, buried in canned fruit cocktail, or swimming in a tikki drink. But these cherries don’t always deserve the treatment they get. In fact, with one remarkable […]

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6 Surprising Foods You Can—and Should—Pickle

We’re entering burger and picnic season right about now, and it’s time to take another look at a common component of both: the pickle. Pickled vegetables add a delightful tang, saltiness, and–if they’re made correctly–a nice crisp, crunch to sandwiches and snacks. But pickling goes far beyond just your average cucumber. Here are 6 surprising items that make for a perfectly […]

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2 Delicious Ways to Upgrade Your Summer S’mores

Fill in the blank for the following question: “What’s more American than ___________?” You’d be right if you answered apple pie, barbecue, or beer and barbecue, but what about s’mores? This campfire classic is a summer staple with a combo so perfect few have yet to mess with it. Well, we did. Your backyard Memorial Day barbecue calls for a frozen […]

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5 New Margarita Recipes Sure to Shake Up Your Cinco de Mayo Party

While tacos may be the main focus of Cinco de Mayo parties, no one should forget what really matters: margaritas. Don’t just stick with lime or strawberry—there’s a world of flavors that blend well with tequila. When it comes to choosing the tequila for your drinks, you have two great options: – Silver tequila is a purer form that is distilled […]

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Dip Your Way to Creamy Goodness

Whether it’s cheese or chocolate, fondue can do no wrong in our eyes. With either bread or fruit, you just need the right compliment of sweet and savory and even the unexpected. Here are some swoon worthy recipes that are just waiting for you to dip on in. Chocolate-Frangelico Fondue: This hazelnut dream is ready in just 35 minutes and perfect for […]

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5 Brilliant Ways to Use Chickpeas (That Aren’t Hummus)

The humble chickpea (AKA garbanzo bean) is a versatile legume that sadly is often overlooked for just about everything except hummus. But there’s actually a plethora of ways to incorporate chickpeas, a great source of both protein and fiber, into your diet. Start your day off packed with a double punch of protein from waffles that use garbanzo flour and an egg […]

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5 Dishes You Just Have to Eat This Month

Was March as odd for you as it was for us here in Alabama? One day, we would have temperatures at or below freezing and have to wrap up in our winter coats. The next day, it would be 75 and gloriously springlike. I’m ready for some normal weather, daylight that stretches past my work hours, and plenty of reasons to get […]

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3 Easy Caramel Popcorn Treats

Chances are that if you are a popcorn fan, you love the sweet stickiness of caramel popcorn, too. It’s ooey gooey and so delicious. In an effort to up your popcorn game, here are three super simple recipes that you desperately need to try. Caramel Popcorn: Nothing can replace the classic snack. This rockstar rendition will be your go-to caramel popcorn recipe. […]

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