May is National Strawberry Month

Nestled in the heart of Watsonville, California, dubbed the Strawberry Capital of the World, lies an experience that tantalizes all senses. Each year, Ventura County Fairgrounds transforms into a vibrant celebration that honors the region’s rich bounty: the Strawberry Festival. … Continued

It’s National Garlic Day!

One of the best ways to use garlic is by roasting it in the oven. It couldn’t be easier – preheat the oven to 350f. Trim the top off of the bulb, drizzle olive oil over the top and seal … Continued

It’s National Garlic Month!

Pull Apart Garlic Monkey Bread

Do you adore garlic? Are you one of those cooks who always adds twice what the recipe says? Then, this recipe for Pull Apart Garlic Monkey Bread is for you! Ingredients: 1 Can of large size biscuits 1 cup of … Continued

Orlando Easter Egg Hunts Galore

Easter is fairly early this year and some parts of the country may be too chilly for outdoor egg hunts. But don’t fear! It should be nice and toasty in Florida! Families in the Orlando area are in for a … Continued

It’s National Peanut Month

Thai Spaghetti Salad

It’s National Peanut Month! Celebrate with this easy-peasy Thai Spaghetti Salad with Peanuts – it’s an All American Potluck dish. Make it as spicy as you desire by increasing the amount of cayenne or your preferred red chile powder. Make it for your Easter Potluck! The type of … Continued

Best Queso Blanco for Flavor

queso blanco

This yummy white cheese dip is my go to at any Mexican restaurant. It’s so much better than that yellow stuff. So, I thought why not make it at home? Can’t be that hard! Ingredients 1/2 pound white american cheese 1/4 cup milk maybe more … Continued

Love Valley – A Sanctuary for Horse Lovers

Love Valley

Nestled in the embrace of serene nature, Love Valley, North Carolina, emerges as a rustic gem tailored for equestrian enthusiasts and those yearning for an authentic cowboy experience. This quaint town, rooted deep in Americana, is not just a destination … Continued

Cheesy Bacon Green Chile Muffins

Cheesy-Bacon-Green-Chile-Muffins

These Cheesy Bacon Green Chile Muffins go great with stews, beans, soups. . .in this chilly weather you need to stay warm and nourished! Fast and easy to make. Ingredients 1/2 lb Bacon cooked (crispy) 2 cup Flour 1/4 c … Continued

Sausage Ball Appetizer

Sausage Ball Appetizer

Crowd-pleasing sausage balls are sure to elevate any occasion, from holiday breakfasts to potlucks and tailgates. Plus, this sausage balls recipe couldn’t be easier to make with just a few basic ingredients! These 3-ingredient sausage balls are a real crowd … Continued

Perfect Thanksgiving Charcuterie Board

Perfect Thanksgiving Charcuterie

Beautiful to look at – better to consume! Pick and choose your favorites to add to the selection. Don’t care for figs? Add a pomegranate. Don’t care for dried fruits? Add more fresh fruit or nuts. Do your thing!

Eyeball Punch

Spooky Eyeball Punch

This Spooky Eyeball Punch will add some fun to your Halloween table! Make it non-alcoholic for a children’s party. They will be totally grossed out! Ingredients  3 cups blackberries  18 canned lychees (from one 20-ounce can), plus 3/4 cup syrup … Continued

Have You Been to Shaqtoberfest?

Shaqtoberfest

Are you tired of the same old mundane events and looking for something truly extraordinary? Look no further, because Shaqtober on the Queen Mary is here to bring excitement and entertainment to your October! Imagine stepping aboard the historic Queen … Continued

It’s National Mushroom Month

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

I will be the first to confess that I didn’t care for mushrooms at all until I was 18. Now, mushrooms are a regular on our menu. They’re so versatile and there are so many varieties of them. The flavor … Continued

The Kentucky Mushroom Festival is a Must Do

Mushroom Festival

Discover the hidden gems of the Kentucky Mushroom Festival at Barren River Magic in Center, Kentucky and embark on a journey that will delight your senses and tickle your taste buds! 🍄 From October 6 – 8th, people will be … Continued

National Peach Month Calls for a Crisp

Peach Crisp

An easy way to use up the seasons bounty is to make a crisp. A few ingredients and a crunch topping is delightful served warm with some ice cream. INGREDIENTS FOR THE FILLING 3 pounds peaches, peeled, pitted and cut … Continued

Discover the Hidden Gem of Oconee Point Campground

Are you someone who craves adventure and longs for a getaway in the great outdoors? Look no further than Oconee Point Campground, a haven for travel and adventure seekers like yourself. Nestled in the heart of nature’s embrace, this hidden … Continued

It’s National Ice Cream Month

And, it’s Also National Watermelon Month! So, why not combine the two? It’s easy – no churning needed! Ingredients 7 cups cubed seedless watermelon (from 1 small watermelon) 1 (14-oz.) can sweetened condensed milk ⅓ cup fresh lime juice (from about 3 limes) ¼ teaspoon kosher salt … Continued