A sizzling, succulent steak; just the thought of one makes your mouth water. But how hard it is to properly prepare the best beef? You can surely get a sublime grilled steak at a fancy steakhouse, but how many times have you been disappointed with the steaks at a friend or neighbor's backyard barbecue? Or worse, at your own?
You may have premium barbecue equipment, but you... Read More
With the end of summer, you probably have an overabundance of zucchini from your garden that you are trying to find recipes for. Or maybe you know someone who is trying to find homes for all of their excess zucchini! You'd be amazed at all the meals you can create with zucchini. Here are just a few ideas.
Stuffed Zucchini 5 medium zucchini 1/4 c. brown rice, uncooked 1/2 c. boiling water 1 small onion,... Read More
Entertaining friends and family in your home is a much bigger undertaking than many people realize. While it may seem like a more "low-key" option than going out, in reality, there are a lot of things that go into a successful dinner party. It's no wonder that a host can easily get carried away and spend more money than intended. To help combat this trend, read on for tips to help you plan an entertaining, original dinner party without... Read More
by Jennifer Mae
Summer is grilling season and time to break out the burgers. Plain old hamburgers won't do this summer. So be creative! Surprise your family and friends with a hamburger loaded down with fabulous taste. Look for unique toppings, mix-ins and condiments for your heavenly hamburgers.
Here are some creative ways to grill your family and friends some heavenly... Read More
by Angela Pollock
Knock out the fat! That has been George Foreman's signature saying since 1995 about his line of grills. The George Foreman Grill has come a long way from the simple countertop versions found in college dorm rooms. This kitchen aid can be found in a multitude of colors, styles and shapes with outdoor versions now being available to consumers. But do these grills... Read More
By Jamie Jefferson
Winter is the time of year when I am always looking for a little lift. The string of days before spring unfolds just seem to stretch on and on.
Each year, it seems, I try something new at these times. Here are 18 things that have worked for me to lift the winter doldrums. See if any of these... Read More
by Daniel Brown
Beat the heat this summer with cool summer recipes. Don't you look for a drink or cool shake on a hot summer day? Here are some easy recipes that you can prepare in no time. Try them out and serve your family and friends.... Read More
Warm weather is upon us. You're finally exposed to temperatures that call for frozen relief this time a year. Indulge a little this summer and whip up some seriously yummy frozen delights for family and friends. Plus, you can work off any extra calories outside in the beautiful weather.
(Adapted from Liz Applegate's article "Treat Yourself: Refuel and rehydrate... Read More
by Linda Wilson
The hot days of summer are definitely here. It's time for quick, easy, light, cool foods! Here are a couple of recipes that are perfect for summertime entree salads. Whether for a luncheon, dinner by the pool, or simply something quick and easy on a hot summer day, give these recipes a try. ... Read More
The warm, balmy days of summer are perfect for getting outside, engaging in your favorite activities and having a picnic in a nice shady spot.
A picnic is a classic summertime outing, but the art of packing a great picnic seems to be getting lost in the shuffle of today's fast-paced lifestyle. It may be easier to grab a bag of chips, a pre-packed cold cut and cracker combo and a few cans of soda, but if you want to really impress... Read More