July Fourth

  Because the 4th of July is right around the corner, that’s why! I have seen many “skewer-type” recipes out there that delve into the dessert category, but I wanted to go a slightly different route. I originally wanted to do this recipe with pound cake because pound cake is absolutely delicious and it’s holds …

  Let’s talk barley shall we? I really feel bad for the poor little grain. He so often gets the cold shoulder! I feel like the second someone looks at the packaging on raw barley and finds that it has to cook for at least an hour, it’s immediately placed back on the shelf. Yes …

  Well I lied. I decided to take a break from pulled pork today. Can you tell I’m getting sick of it yet? Well, I am. Last night I needed a night off from the stuff, so I made Zach and I fresh green bean salads and corn on the cob. Why you ask? Because …

  Oh and there’s peanut butter too. I had to, just had to. I see all of these ice cream sandwich recipes popping up all over the “blogosphere,” and I couldn’t help but join in. Besides, ice cream is delicious. Brownies are delicious. Cookies are delicious. Why not smash them all into one? I thought …

  Continuing on with all of the great recipes I love on the grill, we decided to make roasted potatoes on the grill last night. I get bored with just potatoes though, so we threw some other “yummies” into the mix as well. Squash is one of those summertime veggies that I just can’t get …

  Baked beans have certainly grown on me over time. When I was small, I would do everything in my power to not touch the stuff, but with age I gained some wisdom along the way; and I finally discovered the beauty that is the baked bean. I love love love this recipe, and I’m …

  Yes, I made it back safe and sound from the East coast. Thank you so much for asking! It was such a great visit, but I’m also happy to be getting back into the groove of things! Also, I missed you all like crazy! … and Cilantro. I really, really missed Cilantro (and Zach …

While Justine is out of town, we figured it would be a good idea to do a few posts contributed by me. I have decided to call this series of posts “The Zach and Cilantro Saga”. As you may already have guessed, these posts will most likely be something sweet and/or something fried because honestly, …