Fresh and juicy grilled pineapple salsa is so good on hot summer days! (It's nice and refreshing whether you grill the pineapple or skip it and go uncooked!) The other day I was enjoying some fabulous grilled pineapple salsa and I could not help but think that it would be really nice with a sweet […]
After making and enjoying the teriyaki grilled shrimp so much I knew that I would have to use them in something. It's great eating the shrimp right from a stick but I could not help but think that they would also go well in tacos! Once I have the meat for the tacos decided the […]
(Image credit: Robert Kolenik) Do you have Pinterest boards dedicated to beautiful kitchens? You know, the ones that have the perfect paint color, a big fridge, and the perfect Dutch oven? Those things are nice and all, but I think you might be missing some important features that belong in every dream kitchen. It’s time […]
4-Ingredient Nutella Mug Cake (Image credit: Lauren Volo) It’s midnight, and you’re still awake for whatever reason. Maybe you just can’t sleep, maybe you can’t put a certain book down, or maybe you’re just a night owl. Your stomach starts to grumble a little bit and you look towards the fridge and the pantry. What […]
(Image credit: Kristin Teig) There’s an unspoken understanding that takes place the moment you accept an invitation to someone’s house for dinner: The hostess agrees to make you feel awesome, while you, her guest, agree to be pleasant and appreciative. When both of these things are in sync, great times over great meals happen. So […]
There's nothing quite like grilled meat on a stick in the summer! I guess it's the being on a stick part that gets me, it reminds me of lollipops from when I was a kid, only it's even better when it's meat on a stick! Lets not forget the whole playing with fire aspect when […]
(Image credit: Christine Han) Open Slideshow This is tender, juicy, delicious, and versatile pulled pork prepared in a slow cooker — not barbecue. If you compare this to hickory-smoked, pit-cooked, whole-hog barbecue, you might be disappointed. But if you harness the ingenious method of braising pork in a slow cooker and add one extra step […]
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(Image credit: Walmart) Embracing “ugly” food, or food that is bruised or imperfect, has been a growing movement over the last couple years in an effort to help stop food waste. Not only does eating ugly food help the environment, but there were also talks earlier this year that ugly fruits and vegetables might even […]
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(Image credit: Lauren Volo) Here’s a dinner you can make with three ingredients (or four ingredients, if you count the smoky hint from the grill). Use your favorite purchased meatballs, your favorite barbecue sauce, and a few sweet bell peppers to make this meal in 15 minutes. You can probably do it in 10 if […]
This make-ahead punch is mouthwateringly tart and slightly fizzy, juicy and a little herbal, thanks to fresh strawberries, thyme, and Bonal, a flavorful French aperitif that’s bittered with cinchona and gentian. Get Recipe!
Summer is the perfect time to enjoy a nice fresh caprese salad! A caprese salad is a salad with fresh tomatoes, mozzarella and basil and every time I have one I can't help but think that cheese is always better when melted so why not enjoy it and a hot melted caprese dip? This dip […]
(Image credit: Kitchen Konfidence) Tomatoes and watermelon are quintessential summer ingredients. And while I’ve heard of putting them together in a salad, I’d never heard of pairing them in a cocktail — until now, that is. READ MORE »
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(Image credit: Brie Passano) This recipe epitomizes summer comfort food. With two cups of fresh corn kernels, creamy, salty feta (Bulgarian or French, if we’re getting very specific), and the mix of basil and red pepper flakes, this mac and cheese is rich, cozy, and devastatingly easy to make. READ MORE »
Beets may not be a common sandwich filling, but they add everything a good sandwich needs: a tender, juicy bite, and plenty of flavor. Here, their sweetness is balanced with fresh ginger, raw scallions, and a fennel salad dressed with a dash of mustard. Get Recipe!
(Image credit: Sarah Rae Smith) I have very vivid memories of playing baseball as a kid, standing in left field waiting for a ball to come my way. The smell of a warm leather glove and fresh-cut grass still bring back the memories, almost as fast as plunging my arm into a cooler filled with […]
(Image credit: Areaware) A nice bottle of wine or tequila will always do the trick when it comes to handing off a little “thanks for having me over” gift to a host, but it doesn’t hurt to think beyond booze. And when it comes to host-perfect presents, summertime is particularly ripe with possibilities: The colors […]
The perfect blueberry muffin is quick and easy to whip up on a Sunday morning, and beautiful to behold: domed and delicately crisp on top, with or without a crust of sparkling sugar. Most of all, it’s loaded with the best summer berries—which should never, ever sink to the bottom. Get Recipe!
We all know what satay is, right? Little chunks of marinated meat threaded onto bamboo skewers, grilled over coals until charred, then served with a sweet-and-spicy peanut-based dipping sauce? What we know in the States is really only the tiny tip of a vast iceberg of regional variations, and my wife, Adri, and I made […]
It time for some more outdoor grilling fun with these bacon wrapped guacamole stuffed burgers! Bacon and avocados are two of my favourite foods and when you combine them in the form of burgers and grill them up until crispy, smoky, charred, juicy and oh so good, they are nearly irresistible! These burgers could not […]
I know what you’re thinking. Stew in July? Stew is a misleading name for this. It’s light and summery, and chock full of crisp summer veggies, but consistency wise…yes, it’s right up there with a stew. It’s a really tasty … Continue reading → The post One Pot Italian Chicken & Orzo Stew appeared first […]
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(Image credit: Lauren Volo) This is the kind of salad that can be tossed together at a moment’s notice. Filled with good things like chickpeas and cherry tomatoes, it’s simple yet still incredibly hearty and satisfying. Enjoy it as a light dinner, or pack it up for lunch and you might even think twice about […]
Sparkling Spiked Peach Lemonade (Image credit: Maureen Petrosky) Open Slideshow Every summer shindig needs a refreshing cocktail. And since summer is a time for kicking back and relaxing, skip the made-to-order drinks — it’s time for pitcher cocktails! From sangrias to margaritas to mojitos, here are 15 cocktails to stir and shake before your guests […]
The appeal of a steak sandwich lies in the fact that it’s steak, and yet it’s all the other components that make it truly special. This one is layered with an easy roasted cherry tomato jam, a creamy anchovy- and cheese-spiked sauce, a bright and bitter salad, pickled onions, and Parmesan. Get Recipe!
(Image credit: Emily Coumbis) The rainbow revolution continues its reign and is now taking over your daily latte. You might think your local barista is super creative with their milk foam, but then again, you’ve probably never seen anything like this. Emily Coumbis is the head barista at Piggy Back Café in Brisbane, Australia, where […]
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(Image credit: Lauren Volo) This isn’t the kind of thin frittata that’s a sad substitution for a buttery quiche or an overfilled omelet. No, this is one seriously hearty frittata — one that will keep you full until the next meal (and perhaps then some). It will make you forget all the sad frittatas of […]
If ramen is like the hamburger of Japan, gyudon—steamed rice topped with beef and onions simmered in sake and soy sauce—is its hot dog: a quick, easy meal that’s equally at home at the food court or on your kitchen table. Get Recipe!
Today I have some more grilled meat on a stick for you and this time it's a tasty grilled teriyaki shrimp and pineapple skewers! This grilled shrimp could not be easier to make! You simply marinate the shrimp in a quick, easy and tasty homemade pineapple teriyaki sauce, skewer it up along with some pineapple […]
Stuffed Eggplants with Herbed Bulgur (Image credit: Karen Biton-Cohen) The mighty eggplant is loved and adored by many — that is, until you bite into a bitter one. Luckily, there are a few things you can to do tame bitter eggplant. READ MORE »
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(Image credit: iomis/Shutterstock) When eggplant season is in full swing, I find myself buying more than I can carry. The meaty vegetable is just so versatile — throw it on the grill, roast it, stir-fry it, and more. Instead of haphazardly grabbing one and hoping for the best, be sure to check for these five […]
(Image credit: Lauren Volo) Cumin is a spice that makes friends easily. Its earthy, warm flavor shows off just how well it pairs with a number of ingredients including blackberries, corn, and smoky grilled chicken. When you feel like dinner has lost some of its flair, this is the dish to add to the rotation. […]
I have really been enjoying salads for dinner lately and I am currently absolutely crushing on this blackberry balsamic grilled chicken salad with crispy fried goat cheese! This salads base is fresh blackberries starting out with a blackberry balsamic vinaigrette that is used both to marinate the chicken and as the dressing for the salad! […]
Paris is famously known for its cuisine (if Ratatouille has taught us anything). But if you’ve never been to the City of Light before, how would you know where all of these culinary gems are? In this series, local people share their recommendations for the best places to eat and drink in the neighborhood. So […]
Having a batch of teriyaki sauce in your fridge at all times (it lasts forever) allows you to pull together a dinner like this rice bowl with teriyaki-glazed salmon and avocado in the amount of time it takes to steam a pot of rice. Once you have the rice on, all you’ve got to do […]
Every time we head to the beach with our family, one of our favorite traditions is stopping in at a local spot on the beach strip called Taco Boy. Taco Boy is an eclectic, colorful, Mexican taqueria and cantina. Their tacos … Continue reading → The post Mexican Street Corn Salad appeared first on Chew Nibble […]
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It’s like a fresh fruit punch, but the sweetness is cut by Campari’s bitterness and a good squeeze of lime. Tangerine-flavored sparkling water ties it all together. Get Recipe!
You’ll be cool as a cucumber sipping this vodka drink, which gets a delicate vegetal flavor from muddled cucumber and a soft sweetness from elderflower liqueur. Get Recipe!
Are you ready for the beach? This crazy-easy mixed drink from Claire Sprouse of Tin Roof Drink Community will take you there, no cocktail shaker or blender required. Get Recipe!
Meat seems to get a lot of the spotlight with all of the summer grilling but lets not forget about the veggies as they are also great when grilled! The smokiness and caramelization from grilling really brings out the flavours veggies making them so much better! It's easy to just throw some veggies on the […]
Ah, well. Vacation is over. I’m back from the beach. This was the first time I’ve left on vacation since I started this blog and I didn’t bring my computer along with me. As any blogger knows, staying in touch … Continue reading → The post Easy Chicken Tacos with Fresh Watermelon Salsa appeared first […]
Bryant Terry’s Mango-Coconut Ice Pops (Image credit: Melissa Ryan) Open Slideshow It wouldn’t be summer without a whole host of frozen treats — ice pops foremost among them. Anyone can enjoy a sugary, drippy treat from the ice cream truck, but we’re here to challenge you to make one of these frosty treats at home. […]
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