WOW Burgers!

Who doesn’t love a grilled burger full of flavor and juicy, I know I do! With grilling season in swing I want to share one of my favorite and easy grilled burger recipes. This recipe can be made ahead and put in the freezer to take on camping trips or you can make a double…

Beef Tenderloin with Blackberry Merlot Sauce

Beef Tenderloin with Blackberry Merlot Sauce Ingredients: 4-4 oz. beef tenderloin steaks 1/2 cup Merlot 1 pint of fresh blackberries 1/2 cup of Dickinson’s Blackberry preserves 1/2 teaspoon crushed garlic Sea salt and cracked pepper Fresh Chives, sliced Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil, set aside. Coat…

BLT Pasta Salad

I must admit I am a pasta salad fan and one of my favorites in the grilling season, is this BLT Salad. It is a great side dish to anything you put on the grill and I love it by itself for dinner. It is cold and full of flavor. A very filling salad that…

Strawberry Coconut Salad

Ingredients 4 cups of fresh strawberries 4 cups of fresh chopped pineapple 3/4 cup shredded coconut 1/2 cup of sugar can substitute with stevia 2 cups of fresh orange juice Directions In a glass bowl layer strawberries and pineapple then sprinkle with sugar and coconut between each layer. Continue steps until you use all your…

Burger Up

Ok, we were hanging out in the 12th South area walking around and shopping when we met up with LB and Gman for dinner. We decided on Burger Up and opted to sit out on the patio to enjoy the evening and people watch. In our experience it’s not very often that a restaurant gives…

Las Paletas

Ok, this is our new obsession, Las Paletas. Paletas is a frozen treat, similar to an ice pop, made with ripe fresh fruit, vegetables, and other ingredients including grains, nuts, flowers, and herbs from community gardens. I would call it a gourmet Popsicle. Sisters Norma and Irma Paz, wanted to showcase the very diverse Mexican…

Strawberry Coconut Salad

Ingredients 4 cups of fresh strawberries 4 cups of fresh chopped pineapple 3/4 cup shredded coconut 1/2 cup of sugar can substitute with stevia 2 cups of fresh orange juice Directions In a glass bowl layer strawberries and pineapple then sprinkle with sugar and coconut between each layer. Continue steps until you use all your…