Chipotle Parmesan Baked Sweet Potato Fries

These Chipotle Parmesan Baked Sweet Potato Fries
are a delicious and fun side dish for any meal!

These Chipotle Parmesan Baked Sweet Potato Fries are a delicious and fun side dish for any meal!A couple of months ago, my wife and I went to Belgium for vacation, and we had an absolute blast!  I had no idea what to expect about Brussels, but it turned out to be a really cool city.  Did you know that the Smurfs (aka Les Schtroumpfs) hail from Brussels?  Well, not the actual Smurfs…but the artist.  And I don’t even need to mention how good the Belgian chocolate…and Belgian waffles…and Belgian beer was!  But here’s another one for ya: Belgian fries (aka frites).  There are entire stands and storefronts dedicated solely to fries.  The only decision you have to make is how many fries to order…oh, and which of the amazing dipping sauces you want, too.Continue Reading »

Pumpkin Pie Spice Cornbread Muffins

These Pumpkin Pie Spice Cornbread Muffins feature a dash of cinnamon and sugar on top.  They’re easy, tasty and loaded with your favorite Fall flavors!

These Pumpkin Pie Spice Cornbread Muffins feature a dash of cinnamon and sugar on top. They're easy, tasty and loaded with your favorite Fall flavors! #IDelightSo the other night my wife said she had a serious craving for cornbread with dinner.  We had some maple butter hanging out in the fridge from our visit to a maple tree farm a few months back.  And if there’s one thing that pairs well with maple butter…it’s cornbread!  Maple butter is a creamy spread–think peanut butter but made entirely out of maple syrup.Continue Reading »

Grilled Mexican Street Corn

Enjoy the last few weeks of summer with this tasty Mexican Street Corn.  This fresh corn is covered in crema, grated Parmesan, lime juice and feta cheese…and it’s delicious!

This Mexican Street Corn is covered in crema, grated Parmesan, lime juice and feta cheese.  It's messy...and VERY tasty!Officially, there are just about two weeks of Summer left for those of us here in the Northern hemisphere.  I don’t know about you, but I feel like Fall started this past weekend.  School buses are back out in full force, and I think our thermometer dipped into the upper 40’s last night.  I even have a light scattering of leaves on my front lawn already.  I absolutely love Fall (it’s my favorite season), but I feel like Summer was way too short this year.  Continue Reading »

Italian Antipasto Salad

This Italian Antipasto Salad is the perfect side dish for summer picnics and barbecues in the backyard!

Italian Antipasto Salad: This delicious pasta salad is perfect for summer picnics and barbecues!I’ve mentioned before that my wife comes from a huge gigantic Italian family. I remember the first time I visited her hometown in central Pennsylvania. She told me that the family wanted to meet me, so they were having a backyard picnic with burgers and hotdogs. Cool! Sounded like fun to me! At first a couple aunts and uncles showed up…then some of the cousins…then another aunt and uncle…then a family friend (who was distantly related somehow)…and then they just kept coming.Continue Reading »