Summer Squash Fritters

Summertime is one of the best times for produce.  There are so many wonderful things that come out of the garden–tomatoes, corn, watermelon, and squash are some of my favorites.  And it’s not unusual for me to crave them at any other time of the year either! Squash happens to be one of my absolute favorites.  There are a lot of different varieties, but the yellow summer squash is super versatile. While squash are delicious at least a dozen different {Read More}

When Strange Combinations Become the Best New Snacks…

It should be no secret to anybody in the world that I like to eat and I like to try new foods. Sometimes the things I try are totally random, as is the case with my newest favorite snack combination! My daughter actually suggested I try this (because she will suggest things like that and then not always try them herself) and it was definitely an awesome idea. She happens to believe that one of the very best salty snacks {Read More}

Benedictine Spread…It’s Not Just For the Derby!

There was a little event a couple of weeks ago that we celebrated with a special menu.  Maybe you’ve heard of the Kentucky Derby? Now we are not hardcore gamblers, but we do all love horses (I’m the only person here who doesn’t ride) and the Derby is a great time to see some beautiful animals.  We tend to “ooh” and “ah” over the lead horses more than the ones who actually race though. Anyway, I like to serve Derby-inspired {Read More}