Tags archives: summer

Cucumber Mango Salsa

Cucumber Mango Salsa
So I guess it's official, summer is ending. Where did August go? We have a couple more precious days to enjoy, so I thought it was the perfect time to share my favorite summer recipe: Cucumber Mango Salsa. This salsa is very versatile. It can be used as a marinade for chicken, served as a side dish or as an appetizer with chips. Let's get into it! Cucumbe[...]

Lemon Basil Gimlet

Lemon Basil Gimlet
It has been a while since I have posted, so sorry! I've been busy! We just got back from a whirlwind trip to New York City where I attended a workshop, visited some friends and celebrated Bill's 30th birthday (a little early). It was a wonderful trip but it was so HOT! I felt like, no matter what we did, we could not escape the heat. Apparently, in Brooklyn, it's c[...]

Tipsy Cherry Ice Cream

Tipsy Cherry Ice Cream
Cherries are in season right now, so I thought it would be a great time to make one of my favorite cherry recipes, Tipsy Cherry Ice Cream. It starts with a very easy, 3 ingredient ice cream recipe (no churning required) which is topped off by a Bourbon Cherry Compote. One of the easiest things to make with fresh fruit is a compote. There are only 3 ingredients and [...]

Shows to Catch Up on this Summer

Shows to Catch Up on this Summer
It's going to rain this weekend (again!) This has been the rainiest summer I can remember. So, if you find yourself stuck inside like me (or if you just need a break from the heat ...lucky you) here are some great shows to catch up on this summer. I'm a big fan of comedies. 90% of the time, when I have control of the remote, we're watching something funny. These sh[...]

Inspiring Summer Tablescapes

Inspiring Summer Tablescapes
Summer is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy the nice weather. Especially for those of us living in cold climates, by the time summer rolls around, we are itching to get outside and enjoy some sun! Here are 4 inspiring tablescapes to jumpstart your summer entertaining season (and links to where you can get the look yourself!) 1. Preppy Mint Julep Sour[...]

Summer Recipe – Grilled Chicken Salad with Pear and Goat Cheese

Summer Recipe - Grilled Chicken Salad with Pear and Goat Cheese
When I was in law school, there was a little café near campus where I would regularly go to for lunch. That's where I discovered my favorite summer recipe - Grilled Chicken Salad with Pear and Goat Cheese. I'm not a big salad person. In fact, when I order a dish that comes with salad, I always give it to my husband. Something about lettuce just doesn't interest me.[...]