#Backyard Party Recipes


Spanish Sangria

By Francine Lizotte
This refreshing Spanish Sangria is perfect on hot summer days! Smooth and fruity but not overly...

Blackberry Mojito

By Francine Lizotte
This Blackberry Mojito is a fantastic cocktail for summer time! Very flavorful and fresh, this mixology...

Mint Julep

By Francine Lizotte
Refreshing, tasty and extremely easy to make, this is the perfect cocktail to serve on a...

Grilled Jalapeño Poppers

By Francine Lizotte
Filled with great ingredients, this recipe is a delicious appetizer to enjoy this summer!
Summer Salads for a Light Meal

Summer Salads for a Light Meal


Warmer weather means adding salads to the weekly menu. But not just garden salads. We’re talking everything from chicken salad to tuna salad and hearty pasta salads. If you’re hosting friends for lunch, these would be fantastic. Need a light dinner? Even a non-chef can whip one of these up. Quick and easy to make, […]

13 Recipes To Make in Your Smoker This Summer

13 Recipes To Make in Your Smoker This Summer


Recently, smokers have risen in popularity. They are an investment, though. So if you own one, it’s worth using it as much as possible. We know it’s good for ribs and a pork roast, but you can light the smoker for other recipes too. From appetizers to the main meal, sides, and desserts, there’s a […]

17 Sensational Summer Side Dishes

17 Sensational Summer Side Dishes


Potato salad, pasta salad, macaroni salad, are all traditional summer side dishes. But with the bounty of goodness, there are so many other summer side dish options. So, we’re sharing 17 summer side dishes that feature fresh and in-season ingredients. They’ll work for a BBQ, tasty if you’re going on a picnic, they taste sensational, […]