Food Bites & Articles

Easy Menu for July 4th

How is the Fourth of July nearly here? With all the craziness of 2020, this year is flying by to me. Since my part of the country is beginning to open up, I plan on hosting a few friends on...

15 Recipes for a Scaled Back Fourth of July Barbecue

Fourth of July may look a little different this year but it's still our patriotic duty to enjoy delicious food. These scrumptious recipes are made with readily available ingredients and leftovers are just as good. Start with some Strawberry Salsa...

16 Recipes That Prove Pineapple and Coconut Are a Match Made in Dessert Heaven

Nothing like that melt-in-your-mouth flavor combo of pineapple and coconut to get your taste buds salivating! Pies, cakes, trifles, and more, you can get these magical flavors in so many delicious ways. No need to ever limit yourself (or your...

17 Healthy Summer Dinner Recipes

These light and fresh dinner recipes are perfect for hot summer nights. Full of flavor and easy on your waistline, the entire family is going to love these healthy recipes. Salads, grilled chicken, salmon, and more make for delicious healthy...

15 Recipes You Can Make With a Bottle of Italian Dressing

We all have that partially used bottle of Italian dressing sitting in the fridge. If you're staring at it wonder what can I use it for, we've got the answer. These 15 recipes all have Italian dressing as an ingredient...

Fresh Salsa Recipes for Summer

One of my favorite things to do on a hot summer day is to whip up a batch of salsa. It's a fresh and light snack and works as part of the main meal. Depending on the ingredients I have...

20 Summer Seafood Recipes

Shrimp and crawfish and salmon - oh my! How we just love seafood dinners during the summer. No matter if you’re craving comfort food or a light dinner, these seafood recipes are going to hit the spot.

20 Side Dishes That’ll Go Great With Grilled Meat

The grill is heating up, chicken is marinating in the fridge, and burger patties are formed. Now what to serve alongside all the grilled goodness? We've put together 20 side dish recipes that will go great with grilled meat.

10 Unique Burger Recipes

Your family and friends won't complain about burger night again after biting into these patties. They're bursting with big flavors and topped with all the goodies. Multiple napkins are necessary when serving these slightly messy and juicy burgers.

Five Unique Fresh Fruit Muffin Recipes

I've been doing a lot of baking over the past few months. Recently I've been on a muffin kick. I love them because they're easy to make and stay fresh for days. A great way to use fresh seasonal fruit,...

12 Pulled Pork Recipes

Raise your hand if you love pulled pork! Smoky, sweet, and tender pork, what’s not to love?! From sandwiches to tacos to quesadillas to grilled cheese, pulled pork is a welcome addition to all of our favorites meals. No matter...

13 Flavorful Steak Recipes

There’s nothing like cutting into a perfectly cooked steak. With these tried and true homemade steak recipes that are bursting with flavor and have proven cooking methods, you’re sure to have a winner. Simply add your favorite potato side dish...

28 Fresh Fruit & Veggie Recipes for Summer

All hail the arrival of summer. The days are longer. Life is a little more laid back. But our favorite part is the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables. If you're like us and want to cook with what's in...

History of Banana Bread

When life is bananas what do you do? Make banana bread, of course! Banana bread is considered a quick bread. It uses baking powder rather than yeast to leaven the cake. Banana bread is a kitchen staple since it's easy...

Travel Around the World From Your Kitchen

I had big plans for this summer but those have obviously changed. Even though my plans are altered until next year and I have to stay closer to home, I can still visit some of my favorite cities, regions, and...

15 Recipes to Make with Milk

During this pandemic, businesses of all shapes and sizes are facing hardships. One business that is suffering is the dairy industry. Small, family-owned farms are having to dump their milk or give it away for free due to the diminish...

21 Simple Baking Recipes for Beginners

Are you just starting to get into baking? Then these are the recipes for you. All of these dessert recipes are easy with simple instructions that anyone can follow. Broken out step-by-step, you’ll have no issue baking these delicious treats....

10 Fluffy Doughnut Recipes

What's better than a warm doughnut in the morning? It's a nice treat but running out to the bakery to pick up a pack while the hot sign is flashing isn't always an option. We've found 10 from scratch doughnut...

16 Super Cheesy Dinner Recipes

Calling all my fellow cheese lovers! These ooey, gooey, cheesy dinner recipes are going to be your family’s new favorites. Casserole, macaroni and cheese, enchiladas and more, these easy cheese-tastic recipes are full of flavor and perfect to make for...

Salad Ideas for Tonight’s Dinner

During the summer, I have a hearty salad for dinner at least once a week. Sometimes I'll add grilled meat and other times I like to switch things up with fresh fruit. A green salad doesn't have to be basic...