End of Summer Salad

End of Summer Salad

Although the calendar indicates it is the end of summer, Mother Nature in South Carolina is not paying attention. Yesterday it was 92º and today it will be the same, nevertheless, most farmers markets are closing down or will be in the next two weeks.  This end of summer celebration, because I hate the hotRead more

Empty the Fridge Breakfast Burrito

My husband HATES leftovers.  So, I usually devise new ways to incorporate leftovers into new dishes.  He will never realize he is eating leftovers, if I call it something totally different.  Saturday morning, I realized I had several odds and ends in the fridge, so I concocted a breakfast burrito to get rid of theseRead more

Top 5 Criteria For The Most Tender Steak

Don’t your crave the most tender, juicy steak? Steak and potato is probably the most popular comfort food for meat-eating Americans.  My husband and I have steak at least once a week, usually on Friday’s after a long work week.  Steak and baked potatoes are an easy meal, cooked on the grill, with very littleRead more

Simple Kebabs for Dinner

Grilled Steak Tips and Red Potatoes with Sour Cream-Chive Sauce I love kebabs! They are simple and can be cooked on the grill.  Usually, the trick is making simplicity taste like it was complicated.  This America’s Test Kitchen recipe for the sour cream-chive sauce is fresh and taste like summer.  This recipe calls for theRead more

Beef Kebab Dinner

Beef Kebabs make an easy, great summertime dinner. Marinated and grilled, these will make for an easy clean up. I use metal skewers but if you decide to use wood skewers, make sure to soak them in water for at least 20 minutes prior to prepping. Prep Time: 20 minutes           Cook Time: 10 minutes     ServesRead more

Acclimate for a Good Steak

Steaks: Grain vs. Grass Fed Some believe throwing a steak on a grill, searing it and then immediately eating it will make for a good meal, I disagree.  Because steak is one of the items I will pay a little extra, for good quality, I take particular steps to ensure I am getting the bestRead more

Florida Lobster Rolls

We enjoyed these lobster rolls with potato chips. INGREDIENTS: 4 tablespoons butter, divided Garlic powder 3 Florida lobster tails, about 7 ounces each DRESSING: 1/2 cup mayonnaise Zest from 1/2 a Florida orange 1/3 cup finely chopped celery Pinch dried tarragon 6 buns, top split if available Spinach or lettuce leaves Set grill or BigRead more