Holiday’s aren’t complete without pie, but how many of you crave the flakey crust and sweet filling throughout the year? Us too! I mean, let’s face it, there is nothing better in life than a perfect pie. How about a pie that is full of summer time flavors? Oh, hello there, we saw you drool [...]
Tinsley recently was selected to attend a tasting event at Chick-Fil-A. She was part of an exclusive panel to help select their new summer salads (and was even interviewed to be in a commercial). One Tinsley’s favorite salads from the tasting was their Market Fresh Salad – filled with the flavors of summer. That inspired us [...]
We love these cute little tartlets and they literally take no effort to make. These are the perfect bite-sized snack and our easy peasy recipe will have you popping these adorable tarts in your mouth quicker than it takes to bake cookies. Ingredients: 1 box refrigerated pie dough, 2 rounds 1/2 cup of fresh strawberry jam [...]
These crispy bites have been popping up in restaurants over the past couple of years. We had always shrugged them off, but since they are our sister-in-law’s favorite, we decided to give them a try. After just one bite, we fell in love with these deep fried green beans; talk about delicious! And the dipping sauce [...]
Strawberry and cream cheese are best friends and we figured out a way to bake these decadent flavors into adorable mini pies. We made these on a Sunday morning and they were gone by noon. They are INCREDIBLE. The cream cheese gave the dough a tangy flavor, while the filling is bright with flavors of [...]
Nothing says summer comfort like Peach Cobbler. And nothing says peach cobbler like Grandma’s classic recipe. This peach clobber was, is and will always be a family favorite. Handed down from Tinsley’s grandma, this dessert has become a summertime cookout staple. Everyone loves it and begs for us to make it. We have even received [...]
Strawberries with chicken? It might sound a little different, but after one bite you’ll be so impressed and going back for more. Give it a try – you’ll wonder why you’ve never tried this flavor combination before. This sweet and savory entrée is perfect for a summer picnic.
Yay, its June, the start of summer! Everything is finally green and the colors of summer are starting to pop. We are so very ready for the summer season and summer foods. We love this time of year because it’s the start of the farmers markets in our area. Our favorite Sunday morning activity is outdoors – walking around and checking out the offerings from our local farms.
We’ve been a little quiet on the blogging front lately and want to share why. The start of 2014 has been full of exciting changes for us. With that being said we have a very important announcement to make. That’s right, we have a bun in the oven! Or, rather a turkey since our Baby [...]
The sweet smell of honeysuckle has been in the air and do you know what that means? Yep, that’s right, summer is here! It’s the time to gather your family and friends and head out to the fields to pick juicy, sweet strawberries. What could be better than spending a summer afternoon outdoors, picking your own [...]
Once you’ve had homemade jam, there’s no going back. And why would you? Homemade jam is easy to make and tastes 100% better than the processed stuff from the store. It’s also a great way to use up any fruit that is almost ready for trash day. Plus, if you aren’t ready to use it, [...]
Planning a breakfast or brunch? These maple french toast sticks are a must for your brunch menu. The prep is easy and the oven will do all of the work. If you like to get your children involved with cooking, let them help dip the sticks into the maple coating.
In college, Cinco de Mayo was the perfect excuse to party. Now that we’re older, we have a different appreciation for this holiday – the amazing food that goes along with the celebration of the Mexican heritage. This Cinco de Mayo, celebrate the flavors that the Mexican culture has brought to America by hosting an [...]
Check out our top 6 salads that are perfect to serve up during spring and summer. These simple and easy to prepare salads are packed with antioxidants, which will help you stay detoxed and in shape all summer long.
Spring has sprung and Easter is nearly here. Are you planning this year’s Easter Brunch? CookingShorts can help! Check out this easy-to-make Easter menu. These four simple recipes include tips to help get your Easter meal on the table. Family want to help out? Ask them to bring rolls/bread, appetizers and wine! Easter Menu – [...]