Liam’s Lemonade

Liam's Lemonade

My son Liam loves to cook!  The other day he asked if he could make homemade lemonade.  I was happy to oblige.  I got out the stuff and he told me to walk away.  He was going to do it all.  I told him that I would need to help as he hasn’t graduated to using the stove or a sharp knife yet.  While he objected, he finally agreed as he really wanted lemonade.  Just to set the record straight, all I did was cut the lemons in half and heat up the simple syrup.

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The perfect 4th of July recipes

I love the 4th of July!  Nothing says lets go outside and have a party, like celebrating our Nation!   Happy July 4th to everyone!  Get out there and make some hamburgers and hot dogs.  If you are feeling adventurous try a few of the following.  I have prepared a list of some of my favorite summer dishes.  These dishes are delicious and will make your guests super happy!  Don’t take my word for it, ask my guests!  Haha.

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Bill’s Sangria – Thirsty Thursday!

Best Sangria Recipe around!

My Father-In-Law Bill is a wine fanatic. When I told him that I needed a new drink for the blog he went right for Sangria. It is a light and refreshing wine based drink that is perfect for this summer weather that we are all having. Bill’s Sangria has a few twists which add to … Read moreBill’s Sangria – Thirsty Thursday!

Citroen Sunset

Citroen Sunset

This past weekend we had a couple of friends (Janine and Robb) visit to see Dana and I.  OK, who am I kidding, they came to see Liam.  Anyway, I wanted to make a cocktail to celebrate the visit.  They read the blog and have been telling me that they miss cocktail Wednesday.  So I … Read moreCitroen Sunset

Grilled Vodka Lemonade Spritzer

Grilled Vodka Lemonade Spritzer

I love a nice cocktail.  It has been a while since I have made a cocktail for the blog, but I figured this would be the perfect summertime drink.  Grilled lemonade, vodka and splash of seltzer makes this a refreshing cocktail for those hot summer nights. The Lemonade The basis of the lemonade is simple … Read moreGrilled Vodka Lemonade Spritzer

BLT Salad

BLT Salad

Who doesn’t love a nice Bacon, Lettuce and grilled tomato sandwich.  So I figured who wouldn’t love it in salad form.  With charred bread croutons and fire roasted tomatoes, this was a salad for men and women alike.  Heck, the main ingredient is bacon.  Who could not love this salad.  After making it, I declare that all salads made by me have fire roasted tomatoes on them.  It was one of the most delicious salads I have ever eaten.

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