Monthly Archives

June 2017

  • Low Country Shrimp Boil ~ this iconic Southern feast is the ultimate one pot meal ~ Vidalia onions, potatoes, corn, Andouille sausage, and shrimp get layered into a large stock pot with Cajun spices ~ just add friends and lots of ice cold beer!

    Low Country Shrimp Boil

    Low Country Shrimp Boil ~ this iconic Southern feast is the ultimate one pot meal ~ Vidalia onions, potatoes, corn, Andouille sausage, and shrimp  get layered into a large stock pot…

  • Grilled Salmon Tacos with Cilantro Crema

    Grilled Salmon Tacos with cilantro crema

    Grilled Salmon Tacos with cilantro crema ~ this casual meal makes life so easy, just set out the tortillas and the fixings, and let people have at it.  Everything can be…

  • Sausage and Vegetable Grill packets ~ a colorful healthy 30 minute meal for the grill or the oven!

    Sausage and Veggie Grill Packets

    Sausage and Veggie Grill Packets ~ here’s an easy idea for lazy summer nights…pile your sausage and cut veggies onto a sheet of foil, wrap it up, and throw it on…

  • Creamy Vidalia Onion Dip ~ a lightened up version of the classic French Onion Soup Dip

    Creamy Vidalia Onion Dip

    Creamy Vidalia Onion Dip ~ this deliciously addictive dip is an update of the classic onion soup mix dip that we all grew up eating.   I lightened it up and added…

  • Wild Blueberry Ice Cream

    Wild Blueberry Ice Cream

    Wild Blueberry Ice Cream ~ the very thought makes me crazy ~ but wait, it gets better, this luscious treat is made with sour cream instead of regular cream, for a…

  • Beef and Broccoli Noodle Bowls

    Beef and Broccoli Noodle Bowls ~ these lightning fast stir fry bowls are so vibrant and full of flavor you’d never guess it’s a 30-minute meal!…

  • Rainbow Summer Rolls

    These refreshing Rainbow Summer Rolls are like a cool breeze on a hot day, and they get bonus points for fitting in to just about any diet you’re on, from low…

  • Roast Chicken with Purple Garlic

    Roast Chicken with Purple Garlic ~ this chicken roasts on a veritable bower of garlic, and when it comes out of the oven, those cloves are mellow and spread like buttah. …

  • Blueberry Peach Crumble Pie ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Easy Blueberry Peach Crumble Pie

    Blueberry Peach Crumble Pie is an easygoing and completely foolproof dessert in the laid back spirit of late summer.  Customize it to your favorite fruit, or what you’ve got on hand. …

  • Pink Grapefruit and Vanilla Bean Jam

    Pink Grapefruit and Vanilla Bean Jam ~ I bet you’ve never tasted it, but that just means you’ll be all the more amazed when you do…this small batch vanilla scented grapefruit…

  • Blueberry Lemonade

    Blueberry Lemonade ~ skip the sugary soda and make a big pitcher of this all natural fruit drink ~ it’s fresh squeezed, updated with a vivid berry puree, and hydrates like…

  • Asparagus Salad with Mimosa Vinaigrette

    Asparagus Salad with Mimosa Vinaigrette ~ this healthy salad is simple enough for every day, but elegant enough for entertaining, or a romantic date night in.…

  • Blueberry Lemon Shortcake ~ this yummy variation on the summertime classic will win you over with its juicy blueberries tumbling over a moist lemony cake ~ plus I'll show you how to shake up the best whipped cream right in a mason jar!

    Blueberry Lemon Shortcake

    Blueberry Lemon Shortcake ~ this yummy variation on the summertime classic  will win you over with its juicy blueberries tumbling over a moist lemony cake ~ plus I’ll show you how…