Posts Tagged ‘summertime recipes’

Thai Curry Chicken Salad

DEWDS. I think I’m gettin’ chunky. Well, fine, I know I’ve gained some weight in the last two years. Whether that newly minted weight qualifies me as “chunky” or not, I do know for a fact that some of my dang old summer shorts don’t fit no more! And, Hell! That ain’t right! Sewww, that means…

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Wild Rice Salad

A dear, dear friend of mine recently came back to Texas for a visit. She’s been living in New Zealand for a few years now with her handsome Kiwi man and two drop-dead adorable boy-children. The reason for her visit was sad, but we were all so happy to see them. She asked her lady-friends…

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Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad Video (scroll down for recipe) I love quinoa salad. It’s the perfect solution to my inherent laziness – the laziness I fight so hard against but sometimes, like all better foes, it wins and I find myself sprawled out across the room, legs on the couch, face on the floor, watching “Video Chan…

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Watermelon Salad

Not that ripe summer watermelon needs to be made into salad, but hey, maybe you’re bored with plain ol’ melon and want to try this watermelon salad. I started a post literally almost ONE YEAR ago that I never got around to finishing. Well, I finally did. Like, just a minute ago. Jeez. What a…

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My New Favorite Watermelon Recipes

(NOTE: I started this post literally a year ago and it got lost in the shuffle, but now it’s finished! Jeez! Take forever! Also, please note that my photography has improved considerably since a year ago. I hope so, anyway.) Watermelon! It’s rad! It’s also in season and super-duper tasty right now. But how do…

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Cucumber Salad

Cucumber Salad Recipe Video – scroll down for recipe Subscribe to my YouTube channel to get notified of new videos. Cucumber salad a great thing to make the day before a big party because it just gets better in the fridge for the first couple days. After that, it’s still good, but definitely best if…

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Kickin’ Chicken Fajita Salad

So there I was, standing listlessly in the kitchen, staring at a frozen, vacuum-sealed chicken breast and a head of lettuce , trying to figure out how to make them into dinner. Lettuce wraps? Ain’t nothing but taco-impostors. Chicken caesar salad? Uuuggghhh. Sounds like girl-food. Then it hit me! Lime! A lime hit me in the face,…

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“Better than Ranch-Style” Beans

People been asking me to do a baked beans recipe for their summer barbecues and picnics and whatnot, but I already have a recipe for baked beans in my Learn to Cook book. So I one-upped em and came up with this SUPER DELICIOUS ranch-style beans recipe. Man alive, these are good! Way, way, waaayyy…

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Frozen Sangria

Frozen sangria recipe video (scroll down for printable recipe card) I’d be lying if I told you I made this frozen sangria up for Cinco de Mayo. The truth is, I made this up for all the hot, hot Summer days to come. The sweltering, sweaty days filled with flies, mosquitos, and sun beams that…

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