Memorial Day

Seasons’ Eatings: 2014 Recipe Roundup Year in Review

Seasons' Eatings 2014 Recipe Roundup

   A look back at recipes of 2014 as we count down to the New Year and the counting of calories begins. . .  :)  I’m sharing a round-up of recipes with some highlights from the holidays and seasons~ click on the title for a taste! Touchdown Buffalo Meatballs A make-ahead recipe to kick off your line…

Waffle Fry Burger Bites!

Waffle Fry Burger Bites

Waffle Fry Burger Bites are perfect for patriotic noshing since we pledge allegiance to small bites, allowing us the freedom of snacking over the long holiday July 4th weekend! They’re good anytime in the summer too for a small bite to satisfy a burger craving, if you want to save calories on bread, or for those that are…

Berry Caprese Bruschetta

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Berry Caprese Bruschetta is a perfect summer appetizer with berries in season. . . Perfectly Patriotic too with the red, white & blue from the strawberries, mozzarella and blueberries! I adapted Southern Living’s recipe for Strawberry Caprese Salad to celebrate the Red, White and Blueberry! The addition of the blueberries adds a little sweetness and color just in time for your…

Cobb Salad Boats

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We’re Sailing into the Summer with Cobb Salad Boats! Mini Cobb Salad bites of romaine leaves, with Cobb salad ingredients~ diced or shredded chicken, bacon, blue cheese, avocado, egg, and tomato. Topping our boats with Basil Buttermilk Dressing and a Basil Leaf Sail! Basil Buttermilk Dressing Ingredients Makes about 1 cup, or 4 to 6…

Red Velvet-Berry Cobbler

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 Red Velvet-Berry Cobbler was in the Lazy Day Cobbler section in last year’s July issue of Southern Living Magazine. I was too lazy to cobble one together last year, so I made Almost Red Velvet Berry Cobbler instead. :) It was definitely on my list of summertime favorites  to make this year, so with Memorial Day and the kick off…

Anchors Aweigh for Memorial Day

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Memorial Day kicks off the summer  boating season on the lake!  Although we generally refrain from boating on major holidays to avoid the crowds, we have been known to weigh anchor early in the morning or enjoy a late evening cruise.  In anticipation of the holiday, I’m setting sail into summer with  appetizer boats and wooden buoys…

Celebrating the Red, White, and Blue

We Celebrated the Red, White, & Blue with a Memorial Day Picnic~ Stars and Stripes were the Guests of Honor! And a little retro fun~ plaid & portable~ was provided by this metal picnic basket I found at World Market~   Mini MoonPies and vintage-style seltzer waters arrived, but unfortunately RC Colas were unable to attend :)  Parchment paper checked basket…

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