Easy-Travel Tailgate Menu & Recipes

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I hope you caught my Stylish Tailgating on Monday because today I’m sharing my easy and delicious on-the-go tailgating menu with recipes. I chose this menu based on ease of preparation, travel, and temperature stability. The focaccia for the sandwiches can be made the night before, as can the pasta salad and even the kabobs. […]

Al Fresco Dinner Party Menu with Recipes

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Yesterday I shared the setting for a First Fall dinner party al fresco that I did for Jacuzzi® brand, and today I’m sharing recipes for the menu. I’m a believer that any entertaining opportunity should be well rounded and balanced, and as such the food should compliment the setting and vice versa. I put together a […]

Watermelon-Basil Salad

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I almost forgot I had this recipe to share with you guys, and you NEED to try this before summer ends. It’s a watermelon-basil salad that is so fresh and delicious, you’ll want to eat it with every meal! This is one of the menu items I included on this pink party project last year […]

TOP PICKS FOR SUMMER GRILLING + BAKED BEANS RECIPE

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PIN this Are you a big griller during the summer months? We are, but we gave it up for about a year because our old grill wore out and we were preparing to move and it didn’t make since to buy a new grill that we would have to transport. So we waited and bought […]

15 RECIPES USING FRESH FRUITS & VEGETABLES

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Check out Summer's Bounty :: Recipes with Fresh Fruit & Veggies by Chris Nease at Foodie.com I may have mentioned this before, but growing up in the South on farm land made for the best kind of childhood. We ran through fields, hiked through the woods, climbed trees, and jumped through lawn sprinklers. And in […]

BEET & GOAT CHEESE SALAD

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I think I could eat a salad every day. In fact, a few years ago {when we were eating super healthy} I think I did! I love the freshness of ingredients, the combination of flavors & textures, and the ease in which they are prepared. And when hosting a dinner party I think it’s a […]

WHAT TO SERVE FOR A GRADUATION PARTY

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  After designing this boxed lunch graduation party I thought it would be fun to collect some recipes that would be great to make and serve at such a party. These recipes can be made to fill your lunch boxes, OR set out buffet style and let guests serve themselves. I’ve included main dishes and […]