Easy Summer Recipes and Pantry Staples { Linky Party }

Easy Summer Recipes

I just love summer time and how care free summer is. No school work, no schedules and no one has to be anywhere. So I need some easy summer recipes we can make and have fun. I am so glad we have such creative and talented bloggers who share their amazing talents with us each week. I have selected a few easy summer recipes and pantry staples you can make this summer. I hope you give some of these easy summer recipes a try. I can’t wait to see what you all will come up with this week. Easy Summer Recipes and Pantry Staples Make your […]

How to Make Perfect Popcorn Every Time

Perfect Popcorn Perfect Pop App

Did you want to know how to make perfect popcorn every time? Don’t you just hate burnt popcorn? You place the bag of popcorn in the microwave and select the time. Then the popcorn has been left in there for too long and now it is burnt popcorn. This smell will not go away. No matter how hard you try. The whole night just became unexciting. Thanks to Pop Secret for allowing me to share this new app, so you can have perfect popcorn too! How to Pop Perfect Popcorn This frustrates me too, since I hate to waste food, and we are usually looking […]

Fun Summer Foods to Make and Enjoy {Linky Party}

Fun Summer Foods To Make

Try these fun summer foods to make and enjoy the tastes of summer. There are so many fresh ripe fruit and vegetables to make great dishes during the summer. I have been making fresh jellies and jams. The tomatoes, cucumbers and zucchini are coming in from our garden. We are having fresh summer salads and zucchini fritters. It looks like many others have been busy creating fun summer foods too. I can’t wait to share all the wonderful things so many of you have shared with us last week here at Mom’s Library. Fun Summer Foods To Make Better than Koolaid brought to you by […]

Homemade Fruit Snacks: Homemade Swedish Fish

Homemade Fruit Snacks Swedish Fish

I just love making fun snacks for my kids and I was delighted when I found out how to make homemade fruit snacks. Why not make fun shapes kids can eat with their fingers. I found my fish mold at Ikea. You can order the fish shaped tray I used. Raspberries make the best red color to be just like Swedish fish. However, any berry juice is fine for an entire school of colorful fish. Homemade Fruit Snacks : Homemade Swedish Fish Ingredients for Homemade Fruit Snacks 2/3 Cup Lemon or Orange Juice (for a sour gummy use lemon for sweet use orange) 2/3 Cup Juiced Berries (about 1 cup […]

3 2 1 Ribs: The Secret to the Best BBQ Rib Recipe

The secret to 3 2 1 Ribs

It has been with some trial and error, but I think my husband has mastered bar be queing ribs. Ribs have to be one of my favorite items he smokes. They turn out perfect every time. Now I am going to share with you the secret to making these perfect smoked ribs. These ribs come out tender and full of flavor every time. The 3 2 1 method ribs will produce the best tasting and the best texture for ribs. Today we are using a secret ingredient, wine. How to Make 3 2 1 Ribs Ingredients for the perfect BBQ Rib Recipe BBQ Rib Dry Rub: 1 […]

Homemade Ice Cream Without Ice Cream Maker

Homemade Ice cream without a machine

Just about everyone I know loves homemade ice cream on a hot summer day. The sweet cream melting in your mouth is one of the best ways to cool down. My kids just love ice cream, but I don’t like buying it. There are usually a lot of other ingredients in the ice cream I can’t always pronounce. The ice cream machine takes too long and is way to messy. This homemade ice cream recipe is made with just four simple ingredients you probably already have. With this being so easy to make, I may never buy ice cream at the store again. Homemade Ice […]

The Best Creamy Salsa Dip Using 505 Southwestern Salsas – Giveaway

505 Southwestern Salsa giveaway

505 Southwestern Salsa sent me a box of salsas to test and enjoy with my family. All thoughts, opinions, recipes and photos in this article are my own. Let me share with you why we love this salsa. We have visited New Mexico several times over the past few years and just love the Santa Fe area. The best part of New Mexico is the food. Nearly every dish has their signature chilis in it. These salsas from 505 Southwestern has captured the true taste of New Mexico. It is like the flavor of New Mexico in a jar. As soon as I tried the Green […]

How to Create the Ultimate Hot Dog Bar – Summer Dishes

The Ultimate Hot Dog Bar

I am a member of the #CollectiveBias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. It is now summer time here in Texas and that means hot dog bar summer dishes time. We love to entertain around the pool during the summer. It is just too hot to cook anything inside this time of year, so we fire up the grill and cook our meals outside as much as possible #startYourGrill. Having a hot dog bar for our guests outside is so easy to whip up a few items for a simple […]

Easy No Cook Recipes for Summer

No cook recipes

With summer right around the corner, I am looking for some no cook recipes. I don’t like to cook during the summer months because it is just to hot to turn the oven on. The back of the house faces West, so by the end of the day the kitchen in the back of the house is hot. Last week we had some great bloggers link up a few no cook recipes you can make for this summer. I have also included a few of my own too! Easy No Cook Recipes Strawberry Shortcake Popsicles brought to you by My Nearest and Dearest Peanut Butter […]