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August Dinner—Charcuterie and Cheese Platter


It’s the summer slide at our house.  The dog days of summer are here and even I don’t feel like heating up the kitchen.  So here is the most delicious way to have dinner when you don’t feel like cooking.  A Charcuterie and Cheese platter.  One platter, four food groups, a glass of Rose’— no…

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Top 10 Grilling Tips and Barbeque Chicken

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Here are some simple common sense tips for keeping your mad grill skills going this summer.  Plus, my favorite BBQ Chicken recipe to follow.  I love, love this chicken and it’s a summer staple at our house with grilled corn and coleslaw. Top 10 Grilling Tips: 1.  Use the Right Equipment Grilling must-haves include: Small…

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The Best Steak Sauce You’ve Never Had–The Relais Sauce


Our son spent a week in Paris and London last summer with my parents—who so generously decided they wanted to take each of their grandkids on a summer trip after 8th grade.  (I tried to explain I too have graduated from 8th grade).  On their trip they told me about this amazing steakhouse in Paris…

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