How to Make the Best BBQ Brisket

How to Make the Best BBQ Brisket

Just in time for summer entertaining – my favorite tips on how to make the best BBQ brisket! If you’re like me – and a large percentage of the rest of the country – chances are you’re planning a holiday feast of some sort over Memorial...

Fourth of July Fun

I typically don’t do a lot for the Fourth of July, since my son’s birthday is just a few days later and I usually spend the holiday time frantically preparing getting everything ready for his party. But when I saw this great idea from Family Fun and...

Chicken Salad Sandwiches

I don’t know what it’s like where you are, but here in the Midwest, it’s hot, hot, hot.  I think I saw actual steam floating off my dash yesterday when I left work.  My plants are suffering, no matter how much water we try to give them; my husband has resorted to...
Watermelon Margaritas

Watermelon Margaritas

One of my favorite things about summer (besides an excuse to make homemade ice cream, lazing around in the warm sun, and imbibing umbrella drinks) is the availability of so much wonderful fresh fruit.  Watermelon is one of our favorites.  You just can’t beat the...