The now popular light and refreshing cocktail, the Mojito, originated in Cuba. With a sparkling combination of lime, mint, and white rum, it’s no wonder that the Mojito is now featured on cocktail menus nation wide. I wanted to take the flavors of the Mojito, lose the rum, and add ingredients that would be both […]
Luscious and flavorful peaches are in season right now and what says summer more than peach pie? Since we’ve only got a couple of weeks left of summer, I bought a couple of boxes from a local farmer and I’ve been busy dehydrating summer, ahem, I mean peaches in the form of fruit roll-ups. I […]
If you want a quick, easy, and tasty meal on the table in nothing flat, then buy some frozen shrimp. Of course it’s awesome fresh, but when it’s flash frozen, the quality is generally still very good. I love shrimp because it thaws right while I’m shelling and deveining it. Simply pat it dry, let […]
My husband is a big beverage fan. He loves liquid and I often find him surrounded by multiple drinks. The majority of which are usually NOT healthy choices. However, over time he has been a convert to a few of my better concoctions. These are really what I consider summertime drinks, but since it’s citrus season I thought I’d share them now.
Ever heard of marshmallow jello? Neither had I until I accidentally made it last week! I was trying to make my homemade marshmallows, read the recipe wrong, and ended up with a fabulous concoction that truly is marshmallow jello. My kids went wild for it. Since it was a treat making extravaganza (school activities), I […]