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Summer Desserts to Wow at Your Next BBQ

Beautiful breezes, sweet-smelling flowers, fun in the sun, and of course, weekend barbecues are all of the fun things we all look forward to when summertime rolls around. While barbecues and family get-togethers put all the food focus on the meat and side dishes, no barbecue would be complete without a killer summer-worthy dessert to complete the meal. From fruit-filled pies to chilled freezer desserts, there is no shortage of delicious ways that you can make dessert the show-stoppers at your next barbecue or family event.

Making and Mastering Everyone’s Favorite Dip: Hummus!

It is unbelievable how one tasty but relatively unknown Middle Eastern staple food has made its way from relative obscurity into the hearts and onto the plates of people all around the world. Hummus can be found in upscale dining establishments, on healthy menus across the globe, and on school lunch plates where tiny hands joyfully dip fresh vegetables into this creamy, dreamy, and all-around delicious and incredibly versatile dip.

20 Things to Do With Overripe Bananas

Bananas are a favorite fruit in households around the world. They are self-contained in a neat little package, soft but firm, and can be used to sweeten up just about any dish they are added to. These versatile yellow tropical beauties (of which there are more than 500 varieties, by the way) are quite often happily consumed by children and adults alike, which makes them the ideal candidate to add to countless recipes that will put a smile on anyone’s face.

Healthy Dessert Options for Every Night of the Week

There are few things sweeter than sinking your teeth into a rich, sugary dessert after a delicious dinner, but could you afford to indulge in one after every dinner? Not only does it cost you time to prepare desserts, but eating that much unhealthy butter, sugar, and fat is also costly to your health.

A Cornucopia of Thanksgiving Food Facts

Everyone knows that Thanksgiving dinner is synonymous with Pilgrims, Native Americans, coming together to reflect on the year, and sharing a joyful time together as a family, but really… everyone knows that Thanksgiving is all about bringing people together and sharing some delicious food.

Food and Beer Pairings to Fall in Love With This Season

Fall is the perfect time of year to get outdoors, turn up the grill, invite your friends over, and spend time together enjoying the cool night air. The only thing that sounds better than that is finding the right beer to compliment the evening.

Want to Spice Up Those Game Day Wings? Here’s How!

Anyone who has attended a game day football party, or hosted one, knows that there are certain foods that everyone expects to be served. Chicken wings, whether baked, fried, or hot off the grill, are a must-have for any football game day menu.

There are about a thousand ways to make wings, but for those of us who absolutely need to add some delicious heat to our foods, the spicy chicken wing is hands-down the go-to protein for the game day platters.

Quick Weeknight Desserts to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Did you save room for dessert? Of course you did!
Most of us can’t help but crave something sweet after dinner, but how often do we actually have the time to whip up a beautiful lattice crust pie or a red velvet cake complete with cream cheese frosting?
If you are a sweet tooth who wants to avoid the inevitable prepackaged cookie binge in lieu of the tasty, fresh dessert that you’re actually craving, then you need to check out this list of quick weeknight desserts that will make you look forward to whipping up something sweet after dinner!

Magic in the Kitchen: Planting a Kitchen Herb Garden

There are fewer things in the world more fragrant, tantalizing, and flavorful that fresh cut herbs. The only thing better is growing them yourself, and incorporating those tasty little herbs into your daily meals.

If you think that creating or keeping an herb garden indoors is time consuming or messy, then you can breathe a sigh of relief. Herb gardens are easy to care for, inexpensive, and require only a sunlit window and a handful of planter pots to thrive.

The Beginner’s Guide to Grilling Like the Pros

Get your favorite “kiss the cook” apron and make ready your grill! Whether you’re celebrating Independence Day or you just love to keep the spirit of summer tradition, the grill is the way to go when you want tasty meals that spare your kitchen and dining area the extra generated heat.
Plus, it’s just fun!

To become a consummate grill chef, there are a few tricks of the trade you need to be aware of. Chew on these pointers for getting your flame on right at every backyard feast:


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