Category Appetizers, Snacks and Beverages

“Colors of the Caribbean” Lemonade

We made it… safe and sound and home.  While I did indeed cook a great many dishes on the island, when we returned, we wanted to have a theme drink to serve our friends while we bored them with our stories and photographs.
Like this one…
See that beautiful color of the ocean...
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Cheers… Creamsicle Ice Cream Drink (hic)

It’s been a couple months since I posted a drink recipe.

With summer temps reaching their highs for the year during the next couple weeks in many areas, now more than ever we need…

ICE CREAM AND BOOZE with a splash of nostalgia.

Remember these guys???

That terrific taste of orange and ice cream...

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Caribbean Salsa – Eat better, eat healthier, Eat fresher, Eat tastier

Everybody paying attention?  In the spirit of my chosen OKK assignment, I CAN COOK THAT, last week I gave you a cooking… truth.  Menu planning is much more than a long shopping list for a week...
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How to make a Frozen Tropical Cocktail Like a Pro – Ala Year on the Grill

Greetings all…
Dave here from MY YEAR ON THE GRILL. Hope you are all enjoying the warming trends coming with spring.  Were I at home (Kansas), with temps in 70’s and spring and summer on their way, i would be planning my first outdoor party...
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Piña Colada Dip – A taste of the Caribbean ala Year on the Grill

OK, you thought of it when you read the title, may as well go ahead and click the play button and hum along while you read the post…

I love food.  I love recipes and I love bloggers that put it out there everyday...
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LEMON BASIL TEA ala My Year on the Grill

Greetings from the tropics! All you east coasters, I see that you are getting a late winter surge of the white stuff. 6 inches to a foot. Ah yes, I used to worry about the next surge of weather. But, I only have one reaction to the news…

Ha Ha…

Hee Hee…

(insert snort where i try to be gracious a...

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Texas Caviar ~ Simply Delicious Sunday

While researching black eyed peas (not an easy thing to do with a band by the same name) I ran across a reference to Texas Caviar. I read and read all those recipes and found the 2 consistent ingredients are black eyed peas and Italian dressing...
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Try a New Recipe Day: Min’s S’moretini

Since New Year’s Eve is coming up, I thought I’d share a fabulous drink recipe I created: Min’s S’moretini. It was inspired by a drink of the same name at Outback Steakhouse, which I’ve still never tasted, and I don’t know how they make it!

This drink is delicious, creamy, festive and out of the ...

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Artichoke, Feta Cheese and Garlic Puffs – Martha’s Monday Munchies


Here ya go, artichoke, feta cheese and garlic puffs! I’ve been on a puff pastry kick lately and decided to experiment a bit. These turned out delectable and they were super easy!

Just thaw puff pastry and cut into small squares...

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Sweet and Spicy Bacon Wrapped Chicken – Monday Munchies

I found the recipe for this yummy bacon wrapped sweet and spicy chicken over at Full Bellies, Happy Kids. These make a terrific main dish, but they are also terrific for the appetizer buffet!

Here’s the recipe …

4 chicken breasts cut in thirds (12 pieces)
Bacon slices
Salt and pepper to taste
garli...

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