Monthly Archives: August 2012

Happy National Eat Outside Day

What are doing sitting inside in front of your computer? Go outside and eat. Go on. Are you still here? Go…scoot!

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Celebrate National Peach Pie Day with Flaming Peach Pie

This has been my mom’s favorite pie since I can remember. My Nana (her mom) would always make it for her on her birthday and then I made it a few times after my Nana passed away. We’d turn off … Continue reading

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Grilled Corn Salad with Lime, Red Chili and Cotija

I made this grilled corn salad the other evening to rave reviews and several requests for the recipe. It’s a Bobby Flay recipe, and he likes his spice. I actually used chimaya chili powder that I’d picked up in Santa … Continue reading

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Happy National Lemonade Day

Oh, so refreshing on a hot summer day. Do you think Lemonade the Band knows that it is National Lemonade Day today? Check out their video. They sound very 80’s to me.

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Bon Appetite!!!

Happy Birthday (It would have been her 100th) to Julia Child. I think I’m going to check out this book. It looks like fun. I read Julie & Julia long before it was a movie, one biography of her and … Continue reading

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Happy National Filet Mignon Day

One of my youngest daughter’s best friends, Melina, would rarely eat when she was little. I always felt like I’d done well if she had a bite or two of cheese pizza. Then one day she was over playing and … Continue reading

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Happy National S’mores Day

I want s’more please. Happy National S’mores Day! S’more conjure images of campfires, toes in the sand on the beach, friends and tons of fun. I like to toast marshmallows, but not eat them, so I’m a s’mores making machine … Continue reading

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Happy National Zucchini Day

Really it should be called “Zucchini Takes over the World Day” based upon how prolific these guys are. I know I just posted this recipe last month, but everyone likes it so much I thought I’d do it again. Here … Continue reading

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Happy National Root Beer Float Day

Now this brings back childhood recipes. Of all soda, I liked root beer the best growing up.   How many of you remember A&W drive up restaurants? I loved the crispy bubbles that would be at the top of a … Continue reading

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Happy National Waffle Day

Now here’s a day I can fully support. I love waffles! I’m generally a butter and warm maple syrup kind of girl, a traditionalist. I don’t like to pile fruit or whipped cream on them. I do like my fruit … Continue reading

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