Grilling is definitely one of my favorite things about summer! Now that it’s hot outside, I don’t want to heat up the kitchen by turning on the stove or the oven, so grilling outside is the way to go. These Spicy Stuffed Grilled Chicken Breasts are a new favorite dinnertime dish at our house! They are savory and flavorful, with a delicious, spicy filling made of cheese and peppers (my favorite part). They’re quick and easy to make, requiring just a few ingredients.
Once the grill gets fired up, some people are happy to eat only burgers all summer long. I’m not one of them. Don’t get me wrong—I love some good hamburger recipes, but ground beef can do so much more than hang out on a bun. I like to mix it up with taco salad, foil-pack stuffed peppers, BBQ meatballs, totchos and more. But each of these recipes is burger-level easy—all are ready in under an hour with 35 minutes of prep or less. So get ready to take your summer cooking to new ground.
Grilled cheese sandwiches are one of my absolute favorite comfort foods in the winter months. When I was a child, my mother would make us grilled cheese sandwiches using a big-ol’ grilled cheese press with a metal handle, springs and all. We’d always eat our grilled cheese with a piping-hot bowl of tomato soup for dipping, and a pickle on the side. Nowadays, we make grilled cheese a lot in our house, but we aren’t equipped with a dedicated grilled cheese press, so we use a large frying pan on the stovetop. Continue reading
When I’m looking for easy weeknight dinnertime dishes and new lunch ideas for school, finding a great recipe like Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad that can do both is a win-win! Grill some extra chicken to have on hand to make my delicious Grilled Chicken Caesar Wrap to enjoy at lunchtime. My kids just love these! All the flavors of their favorite Caesar salad are there, with a multigrain wrap standing in for the croutons. Continue reading
Labor Day is the prime moment to toast the best part of summer: the last part. It’s the weekend to kick back one last time and raise a toast to hot, lazy days and crickets all through the night. It’s a little bittersweet but mostly OK because, after all, September brings after-school snacks and falling leaves and, let’s not forget, football! So goodbye ’til next time, summer. And hello, fall…we missed you. Now fire up the coals and get ready to celebrate with our hand-picked menu of our most popular BBQ recipes, from cheeseburgers to ribs to cupcakes!
I am that mom who is always droning on about the benefits of getting the kids outside, to experience the grass between their toes, the leafy dappled sunlight, the song of the cicadas. (In fact, I drone on as long as the cicadas do, and just as loudly.) So every summer we set up a tent in our backyard, drag out some sleeping bags and…“bamp” out. We spot fireflies, play flashlight tag and grill up savory foil packets on our grill. In the foil-pack dinners here, you cook the rice or stuffing, veggies and protein at the same time in a no-mess packet. Try these, then get even more fired up with the rest of our favorite foil-pack ideas. Click here for the recipe: Foil-Pack Chicken Fajita Dinner Continue reading