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Tuesday, February 15, 2011 I think I need to call Valentine’s Day out for what it truly is (or, in this case, was). It’s an excuse to buy your loved ones presents, to go out for dinner, to drink a bottle of champagne together. And do you know what? That’s ok!
Those who recently had the pleasure of attending "Kingsford University," an annual grilling event hosted by the Kingsford charcoal people, were treated to a variety of grilled creations—American wagyu (kobe) beef brisket from Snake River Farms , smoked loaf-pan chicken tacos, and even grilled guacamole—all cooked to perfection by world champion pitmaster and proprietor of Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q , Chris Lilly. The purpose? To learn the latest grilling tips and to prove that you can cook anything with charcoal. Beverages are no exception. Here is the recipe for one of the featured grilled items of the event— Grilled Lemonade :
Copycat Shamrock Shakes It’s March, and if you’ve been to a McDonald’s in the past month you know what that means: Shamrock Shakes are back! I love those minty green shakes and always make sure to buy one before they disappear for another year. But last week I realized just how easy it would be to make my own! So this is my Works for Me Wednesday tip for you: make your own shamrock shakes! It really couldn’t be easier, and the minty creamy taste is wonderful.
Yes, it’s that time again. One of my favorite postings for each month is the . This is our 4th installment. You can catch all of the insanely delicious previous entries here ( 1st Set , 2nd Set , 3rd Set ) Our participants have done an amazing job each month. Be sure to stop by their blogs & say hello! Every month I say, no way are they going to get any better than this, & HELLO they do!
Have you been having Nutella withdrawals? I know I have! So I thought it was time for another Nutella recipe before someone got hurt (yes it’s that serious in my house LOL) I was lucky enough to get a 750ml jar of the luscious Nutella for Christmas and it was time to crack that bad boy open (I know such restraint right, don’t get too excited I have gone through 2 other smaller jars since Christmas tee hee)! I hadn’t had a frappe’ (pronounced fra-pay) in awhile and additionally I got a FAB stainless steel Cuisinart Immersion Blender for Christmas (Mwah, thanks Mom!) & have been itching to try it out (it’s ah-some btw, love how the bottom portion pops off for easy cleanup)!
~ Mary ~ Aaaahhh summer! We are back in its suffocating grip, when the only thing that brings comfort is something cold. I mostly like the A/C and get fussy when John suggests we go somewhere. That means I have to actually go outside and experience the misery.