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Lemonade with Watermelon and Grilled Lemons from www,dineanddish.net

Party In the Bubble {Non-Traditional Grilling Recipes}

  Lemonade with grilled lemons and watermelon and peach chutney with whiskey and onions recipes brought to you by McCormick Grill Mates.  This past weekend, my husband and I hosted one of our favorite annual events of the year… our dear friend and independent recording artist, Shannon Curtis, played a house concert in our “bubble”. […]

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McCormick's 2013 Grilling Flavor Forecast

Let’s Get Grilling (and Not Burn Down the House)

So, this is the summer I finally learn to grill. It’s on my own personal bucket list and it is going to happen. If you follow me on Instagram you may have noticed that my nickname for our grill is “The Ghetto Grill”… case in point… Notice the knobs? They don’t exist. So, to turn […]

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Grilled Avocado Steak Fajita Wrap www.dineanddish.net

Not In Kansas {Recipe: Grilled Avocado and Steak Fajita Wrap}

There are a few things we don’t have in Kansas… the ocean, The Kardashian’s and good avocados. Of those three I believe a big thank goodness is in order for the lack of Kardashian sisters. I do, however, wish I was a hop, skip and a jump away from an ocean/beach and I wish I […]

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Marinated Grilled Mushrooms www.dineanddish.net

Marinated Grilled Mushrooms

  I’m sharing a perfectly simple grilled side dish over on The Mushroom Channel blog today! Click HERE to get the recipe for Marinated Grilled Mushrooms — a must have side dish for the summer grilling season!

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Grilled Vegetable Medley with Blue Cheese Dressing

Recipe: Grilled Vegetable Medley with Blue Cheese Dressing

We were finally able to fire up the grill this weekend… and by we I mean my husband – I still have no idea how to use the thing. It doesn’t help that it is missing knobs and ghetto rigged to where only he knows how to turn it on. I’m not feeling bitter about […]

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Nick's Best Barbecue Burger

The Burger King {Recipe: Nick’s Best Barbecue Burgers}

My husband is sound asleep right now, not aware of the fact that I am about to give away one of his biggest secrets. He makes the MOST amazing hamburgers. That’s not his secret though. Everyone who has had one of his burgers comments on how good they are and usually sneak more than one […]

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Grilled Bananas

Fruit on the Grill {Recipe: Grilled Bananas}

I grew up in a household where hamburgers, hotdogs and steaks were the only things that were grilled. If we went beyond that to chicken or anything else more exotic, it was a rare day. Don’t you think the grilling revolution, where everything from salad to desserts are now grilled, has really made more of […]

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Mastering the Grill (Recipe: Lime Grilled Shrimp)

Don’t miss your chance to win an apron from The Hip Hostess! Check out the giveaway on my Peanut Butter Pancake post! Show me a kitchen, and I’m right at home. Take me out to the grill and I freeze up without a clue as to what to do with the thing. My husband is […]

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Dinner Club #4 Farm Fresh (Recipe Mojo Beef Kabobs)

We had our fourth dinner club this past weekend and had such a great time. Each and every time we have dinner club makes me wish that I had the money and resources to have people over every single weekend. I absolutley am in my element when a group of friends are gathered around the […]

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Retirement Community Observations

Spending a vacation in a South Texas retirement community brings on some interesting observations from a 34 and younger point of view. Just because older people have bigger ears, does not mean they can hear better (keenly observed by my 4 year old). For older men, shorts and knee-high socks seems to be the hottest […]

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