Inspirations For The Home and Kitchen

Tag: Summer

Classic Deviled Eggs

Classic Deviled Eggs

It’s not often that you show up to a summer backyard gathering and not see a platter of deviled eggs. Just like hamburgers and hot dogs, deviled eggs are a mainstay of the backyard cookout. Little morsels of self containing deliciousness. Even though deviled eggs […]

How To Make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

How To Make Perfect Hard Boiled Eggs

Have you ever cooked hard boiled eggs and they just didn’t come out the way you wanted? Maybe they aren’t cooked all the way, or have a ring of greyish stuff circling the yolk. Or, even more frustrating is they are just not easy to […]

Poached Salmon With Cucumber and Dill

Poached Salmon With Cucumber and Dill

Enjoy this low carb Poached Salmon with Cucumber and Dill entree for a light lunch or a refreshingly cool dinner during the heat of the summer. The Inspiration So, I have an admission to make. I’m not a big fan of salmon. OK, I’m more […]

Pecan Chicken Salad

Pecan Chicken Salad

One of the most popularly ordered lunch dishes in restaurants is chicken salad, whether it is served on a bed of greens or tucked in a croissant or a flour tortilla. Make this popular dish at home with my Pecan Chicken Salad recipe. Chicken salad […]

Blackberry Hurricane

Blackberry Hurricane

When I saw that the local organic farm’s crop of blackberries was ready all I could think about was creating a Blackberry Hurricane to enjoy with friends on these hot summer weekends. Converted So, I have to admit, I have been converted. My two previous […]

Italian Cucumber Tomato Salad

Italian Cucumber Tomato Salad

This recipe for Italian Cucumber Tomato Salad is a very favorite of my family’s and enjoyed at many a summer cook out. It’s flavors are bright, fresh and just plain simple. The Inpsiration No lie, my girls love this salad. When I’m in the kitchen […]

Strawberry Orange Sangria

Strawberry Orange Sangria

It’s not quite summer yet, but you don’t have to wait for the higher temps and summer cook outs to enjoy some Strawberry Orange Sangria, especially when you have nature’s bounty providing an abundance of sweet strawberries right now. I picked up a small basket […]

Southern Strawberry Lemonade Granita

Southern Strawberry Lemonade Granita

Strawberry season is in full swing here in North Carolina, and what better way to showcase this magnificent berry but with Southern Strawberry Lemonade Granita, an Italian frozen dessert with a Southern flair. Travel down just about any rural road in the great state of […]