Monthly Archives: June 2011

Piña Colada Cheesecake Bars

One of my most favorite frozen drinks is a piña colada. I absolutely love the sweet flavors of pineapple and coconut, and this is always my very first drink on any type of tropical vacation. Such a perfect reminder that … Continue reading

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Chili-Lime Chicken Kabobs

This year, we finally invested in a really nice Weber gas grill. We’ve used our new grill, rain or shine, probably a dozen times since we bought it a few weeks ago. It heats to 500 degrees in a matter … Continue reading

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Easy Shrimp Scampi

This dish has summer written all over it. I’m a big pasta fan, and I recently went in search of a pasta recipe that steered past a classic red sauce. While a white sauce generally seems to be the next … Continue reading

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Cream Cheese and Strawberry Stuffed French Toast

When it comes to breakfast, I don’t do much cookin’. On weekdays, Brett normally grabs a ham and egg sandwich from Subway, and I’ll munch on a muffin. On weekends, we’ll either scramble a few eggs at home or get … Continue reading

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Crab and Artichoke Empanadas

It’s one of my favorite times of year: lake season. I found this recipe a couple weeks ago while flipping through a cooking magazine that Brett’s mom had with her; as soon as I saw it, I told her, “we’re … Continue reading

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