Then we grilled it.
Friday, May 24, 2013
Thursday, May 23, 2013
It's a blast to be able to grill an entire meal. For example, when you're grilling steak, you certainly need a side. Do you really want to have to run back and forth, in and out, from the kitchen to the patio, just to ensure you have a side? Perhaps you're fortunate and have a handy sidekick (that would be Gracie for me - or occasionally Chels, but I don't normally refer to her as a "sidekick") who can do some of the running for you, but regardless, wouldn't it be better to just handle it all on the grill? What's a good side for steak? Why, potatoes, of course! What if you're grilling some teriyaki (why can I never spell that word correctly on the first try?) skewers? While the rice may be tough to pull off on the grill, you can certainly handle some corn on the cob. Point being, we have a tendency to focus on grilling a main entree, whereas the reality is you can grill just about anything, including a wide variety of sides. Today, we'll start with something super simple - sweet potatoes.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
During the warmer months, I'm a huge fan of no-bake desserts. I love how simple it is to throw a few ingredients (or sometimes a lot of ingredients) together and stick it in the fridge until your ready to serve it. It's easy and generally pretty fast. And let's face it, when the weather is nice out, the last thing you really want to be doing is slaving over a hot oven preparing a dessert. You want to be outside enjoying the weather. At least, I know, I do!
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
1. On Monday, (yesterday) we drove into Coeur d'Alene, ID yesterday! I had never been to Idaho before, but I've heard amazing things about the city. We have friends who live there and my sister and her husband live about an hour away. We went on a beautiful 10 mile bike ride following the Centennial Bike Trail and it was just beautiful! I would love to visit the city another time and do more fun things, like go on one of the cruises along the lake.
Monday, May 20, 2013
The five of us have flown the coop for the week! We are staying with my sister in love, Jenn (for KitchenJoy) and her husband in Cusick, WA for the week to have some family time!
Since we won't be around, there will be no menu for the week.
Check back the following week for the menu!
Have a great week everyone!
Friday, May 17, 2013
Since I'm a slight rhubarb kick over here, I thought I would try out this coffee cake with rhubarb and buttermilk. Oh my goodness, I'm not lying when I say that this is probably the fluffiest coffeecake I've ever made or tasted. Which is saying a lot because I've made and tasted a few coffeecakes in my day.