Tag Archives: summer

It’s National Cherry Popsicle Day!

Cherry Popsicle. I remember always wanting the red one. It was sweet and cool and delicious. Well did you know there is a day to celebrate this wonder? The origin of the popsicle goes back to the early 1900s. An … Continue reading

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Peach Ice Cream Day – No Churn Peach Ice Cream

It’s National Peach Ice Cream Day! Ah, the quintessential summer fruit. The peach. Originally from China, was brought to the Americas in the 16th century by Spanish explorers. This sweet gem is the the second biggest fruit crop in the … Continue reading

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Grilled Chicken and Potato Salad

With all this hot weather, who wants to heat things up in the house! I don’t know about you, but our grill gets a lot of use during the summer months. Not just because it’s hot outside, but also because, … Continue reading

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Summer Tequila Mint Julep

I really enjoy a cold mint julep on a hot summer day – sitting outside on the deck, listening to the birds and sipping on a refreshing cocktail. But I didn’t have any bourbon! So I decided to see what … Continue reading

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Marinated and Grilled Round Steak

I found some round steak on sale. It’s a fairly inexpensive cut of beef, but can be pretty tough if you don’t slow cook it – like braising it. But we weren’t in the mood for slow cooking, so I … Continue reading

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