BLT with Homemade Roasted Garlic Aioli

Take the classic summer sandwich up a notch with a homemade aioli!
This BLT with Homemade Roasted Garlic Aioli is sure to become a new favorite!

Take the classic summer sandwich up a notch with a homemade aioli!  This BLT with Homemade Roasted Garlic Aioli is sure to become a new favorite!Is there anything better than a BLT for lunch in the middle of the summer?  I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty much in love with bacon!  Add in some crispy lettuce and tomatoes picked right from the garden, and you’ve got one of the most magical creations ever.  3-ingredients.  That’s it, folks!  And the result?  Pure magic!  Of course, I like to add a couple of other ingredients for fun…like basil and this homemade roasted garlic aioli.Continue Reading »

Classic Lemon Meringue Pie

This Classic Lemon Meringue Pie is a delicious combination of tart and sweet!

This Classic Lemon Meringue Pie is a delicious combination of tart and sweet!  PERFECT for summer!So my birthday was last week, and I had a real situation on my hands.  It had absolutely nothing to do with turning a year older.  Nope, instead it had everything to do with the age-old cake vs. pie debate.  Continue Reading »

Fried Cauliflower with Spicy Avocado Cream (Chopped Cooking Challenge)

Inspired by Chopped, this Fried Cauliflower with Spicy Avocado Cream
is one delicious appetizer!

This Fried Cauliflower is paired with a Spicy Avocado Cream to create one delicious appetizer!Do you guys watch cooking shows?  It seems like there are a million to pick from these days.  Hell’s Kitchen, Good Eats, Top Chef, Cupcake Wars…the list literally goes on and on.  (I’ve always been partial to Top Chef Masters and Chopped myself.)  So when a fellow food blogger suggested that a couple of us dude food bloggers get together and do a Chopped style post, I was all in!  Continue Reading »

Roasted Garlic Bombs

Roasted Garlic is incredibly easy to make.  Roast up a double or triple batch
and store it in the freezer for quick flavor boosts to your weeknight meals!

Roasted Garlic is an easy flavor booster for all sorts of savory meals!Ever since I can remember, I’ve always loved to read.  I remember reading the Berenstain Bears and Hardy Boys books when I was a kid.  I read everything I could get my hands on.  I was even reading Stephen King books by like 6th grade.  Seriously…what 12-year-old reads The Shining?Continue Reading »