Cherry & Ginger Prosecco Spritz

Cherry & Ginger Prosecco Spritz - Stir together this light and refreshing summer cocktail in just 5 minutes! Perfect for a party, or just one! |

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Riondo Prosecco through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about Riondo Prosecco, all opinions are my own.  The Venice stop of our European vacation a few years back had some of my favorite AND least favorite memories of the trip. On one

Heirloom Tomato & Beet Salad

Heirloom Tomato & Beet Salad- Celebrate the best farmer's market produce with this fresh and oh-so-easy summer salad. |

I really hit my stride with epic farmer’s market salads in late July and August. It seems like ALLLLL the good things are in season, and everything is juicy and colorful to the max. A “salad” becomes very little else beyond slicing, piling things onto a platter and drizzling with some olive oil and maybe

Salted Peanut Butter and Chocolate-Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches - Make these for the chocolate and peanut butter lover in your life! Peanut butter cookies are finished with flaky sea salt and then sandwiched with triple-chocolate ice cream. |

When I talk about building layers of flavor, I’m generally referring to savory foods. You might start by sweating garlic, adding some mirepoix, searing your protein, then finishing with acid (being sure to salt each step of the way). These techniques ensure that your finished dish isn’t just “one note” in flavor, but is more

Grilled Chicken & Apples with Couscous

Grilled Chicken & Apples with Couscous - A beautiful, healthful grilled meal for summer or fall! |

Home cooks across Michigan love the great apples available in our state, perfect for cooking or eating on their own. Today, I’m guest posting for the Michigan Apples blog, sharing a recipe featuring Fuji apples. Summer might be half over, but there’s no end in sight for the dinners I want to make on the grill.

Vanilla Bean Latte Overnight Oats

Vanilla Bean Latte Overnight Oats - A cool, creamy breakfast with a sweet coffeehouse flavor. |

During the epic kitchen remodel last fall, I went to my favorite local coffee shop to get my caffeine fix every single day. You see, I had no working stove to boil water, and only the gross utility sink in the basement to wash any dishes (but I was trying to get by with as

Double Strawberry Moscow Mules

Double Strawberry Moscow Mules - An even more summery twist on a summer cocktail! Jazz up the beloved Moscow Mule with fresh strawberries and strawberry preserves. |

You guys. I’ve been waiting to share this recipe with you for an entire year. Let’s back up, to last July. We had bought our new house and were starting to plan for the dream kitchen, but we were still in the process of selling our first house. I had started working at the new house

BBQ Party Dinner Bowls

BBQ Party Dinner Bowls - A classic backyard BBQ party, in one bowl! Turn to this quick-fix wholesome recipe for a fresh family dinner this summer! |

Did you guys know there are 99 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day? It sounds like a lot, but it’s already going by so fast. But in those 99 days, I pretty much plan to eat 99 meals that celebrate fresh ingredients, BBQ, and simple summer recipes.