Grilled Asparagus with Balsamic and Basil for a TLC Book Tour

For this stop on the TLC Book Tour, I read Valencia and Valentine, a quirky tale of alternating realities. I paired the book with a quick and easy summer dish, grilled asparagus with balsamic and basil. . . . → Read More: Grilled Asparagus with Balsamic and Basil for a TLC Book Tour

Taste of Home Surprises

A review of the latest Taste of Home holiday cookbooks along with some of my featured recipes: Pina Colada Cake and Herb-Vinaigrette Potato Salad. . . . → Read More: Taste of Home Surprises

Asparagus with Chive Seasoned Mayo

Although technically not a salad, this dish is good served warm or cold the next day as a salad-like lunch. . . . → Read More: Asparagus with Chive Seasoned Mayo

Easter Ham

I prefer it when Easter falls late in the spring.  Easter fell almost one month exactly after the start of spring this year.   That gives us all ample time to get the garden in, decorate house and yard with Easter eggs, plan an Easter cookout, and find the perfect Easter dress.

I remember it . . . → Read More: Easter Ham

Herb & Garlic Roasted Spring Vegetables (another recipe from our cooking class)

If you haven’t been keeping up, this is the third installment of some great recipes we learned at a recent cooking class.   We attended a class at The Stock Pot’s Cooking School.   Our instructor for the evening was Chef Grant from Tavern on Brady.

So far, I have featured his classic deviled eggs, balsamic roasted . . . → Read More: Herb & Garlic Roasted Spring Vegetables (another recipe from our cooking class)

The Weekend is Here…more cooking on the patio

Grilled asparagus, potatoes, onions, and pork loin. . . . → Read More: The Weekend is Here…more cooking on the patio