#Backyard Recipes


Classic Pasta Salad

By Francine Lizotte
Not only is this salad colorful but it's also healthy and flavorful! This is a classic...

Strawberry Salad

By Francine Lizotte
Looking for a summer salad? Here's a delicious one for you! This salad is packed with...

Italian Burgers with Tomato Slaw

By Francine Lizotte
These are so tasty! With great ingredients mixed together, the flavor is amazing, making these quite...

Mexican Chicken Sub

By Francine Lizotte
Not your average sub... it has so many great flavors to enjoy... yum! This is a...

Grilled Marlin Steaks

By Francine Lizotte
The flavorful marinade makes this dish a scrumptious meal! This is a great protein to enjoy...

Spicy Tropical Salsa

By Francine Lizotte
This delicious Spicy Tropical Salsa has amazing flavor and goes so well with many proteins such...

Grilled Fish Tacos

By Francine Lizotte
It's a delicious way to enjoy fish by grilling it on the BBQ. This flavorful healthy...

Tomates à la Provençale - Tomato Provençal)

By Francine Lizotte
With the freshness from the herbs, this side dish is a perfect summer recipe!

Tomates à la Provençale (Tomatoes Provencal)

By Francine Lizotte
With the freshness from the herbs, this side dish is a perfect summer recipe!

Tabbouleh

By Francine Lizotte
Amazingly fresh, tasty and exotic, this delicious Middle-East recipe pairs well with any protein and is...

Texas Caviar

By Francine Lizotte
Full of fresh ingredients, vibrant colors and awesome flavors, this Texas Caviar is a crowd pleaser!...

TARRAGON LIMONCELLO HALIBUT

By Francine Lizotte
Very light and tasty, this fish recipe is made for the warm summer months! In less...

Coney Island Hot Dog

By Francine Lizotte
Give your hot dogs a delicious twist with this recipe. The amazing flavor comes from the...

Chipotle Stuffed Bronto Burger

By Francine Lizotte
These burgers are both BIG in flavor and size! Bet you can't eat two of them...

Blackberry Mojito

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

Garlic Sausage

By Francine Lizotte
Packed with flavor, this Garlic Sausage is a keeper! Absolutely delicious when grilled, it can also...

BBQ Sauce for Chicken

By Francine Lizotte
This BBQ Sauce for Chicken is tasty and quick to make. It can be used as...

Strawberry Ice Cream

By Francine Lizotte
Deliciously smooth and creamy, this cold treat is so refreshing on a hot summer day! It's...

Hot Dog Buns

By Francine Lizotte
Soft and delicious with a hint of sweetness, these buns are simply amazing! They taste better...

Rotisserie Chicken

By Francine Lizotte
Juicy and so flavorful, this is much better than the ones from the supermarkets! This is...

Blue Cheese Burgers

By Francine Lizotte
Incredibly flavorful, they are absolutely amazing! With bacon and blue cheese, these are perfect for summer...

Mixed Berry Margarita

By Francine Lizotte
Refreshing and colorful, this cocktail is sure to be welcomed during the hot summer months. Serve...

Chilled Leek & Fennel Soup

By Francine Lizotte
Refreshing, light and tasty, this cold soup is great to enjoy during the summer months.

Turkish Kebabs

By Francine Lizotte
It's such a delicious change from the usual BBQ fare. These are easy to make and...
Make the Most of Summer Tomatoes

Make the Most of Summer Tomatoes


Tomatoes are at their juiciest right now, so it’s the perfect time to use them in your weekly menu. Did you know there are more than 3,000 varieties of heirloom tomatoes and a total of 15,000 known varieties? If you want to know some of the types, we have a rundown here. From breakfast casseroles […]

22 Refreshing Summer Dinner Salads

22 Refreshing Summer Dinner Salads


On a hot night, a refreshing summer salad is a fantastic dinner option. Serve one of these easy salad recipes to your family and you won’t hear complaints about salad for dinner. Packed with flavor and made with simple ingredients, you won’t be heating the kitchen for a long period when preparing dinner. Plus, these […]

10 Easy Baked Beans Recipes That’ll Become Your New Favorite

10 Easy Baked Beans Recipes That’ll Become Your New Favorite


A summer BBQ menu isn’t complete without a side of baked beans. They’re delicious with a juicy burger or a nicely grilled hot dog. It’s a classic side dish that can be prepared sweeter (think apples and brown sugar) or savory (hello bacon!). All these recipes start with canned beans which makes prep a breeze. […]