Cajun Grilled Shrimp with Spicy Dipping Sauce

Get tailgating season started off right with this tasty
Cajun Grilled Shrimp with Spicy Dipping Sauce!

Get tailgating season started off right with this tasty Cajun Grilled Shrimp with Spicy Dipping Sauce!Ah, college football is almost back, and I couldn’t be more excited!  I find pro baseball to be rather slow, so the summer is usually pretty boring in terms of sports.  That’s probably a good thing, though, since there’s plenty of yardwork to keep me busy, and we’re always looking for extra time to go for a bike ride.  Continue Reading »

SNICKERS Ice Cream Pie

I’ve partnered with MARS and Collective Bias to create this SNICKERS Ice Cream Pie.  Layers of vanilla ice cream and chopped SNICKERS® bars make this pie the perfect dessert for the 2nd half of the big game!
#Chocolate4TheWin #CollectiveBias

SNICKERS Ice Cream Pie: Layers of vanilla ice cream and chopped SNICKERS bars make this pie the perfect dessert for the 2nd half of the big game! #Chocolate4TheWin #shopLabor Day weekend is one of my favorite times of the year…and it’s almost here!  For starters, it’s a long weekend.  (That alone is a reason to celebrate!)  It’s also the unofficial start of Fall which is my favorite season.  But more importantly, it’s the beginning of football season.  Continue Reading »

Grilled Bruschetta

Instead of toasting bread, throw it on the grill!  This Grilled Bruschetta makes for a perfect summer appetizer (or dinner)!

Instead of toasting bread, throw it on the grill!  This Grilled Bruschetta makes for the perfect summer appetizer (or dinner)!My wife and I absolutely love bruschetta.  It’s an easy and delicious appetizer, and it’s a great way to use all of those fresh tomatoes coming out of the garden!  Back when we lived in Atlanta, we actually ate bruschetta for dinner fairly often.  Tomatoes grew like wildfire down there thanks to the summer heat, and we were literally picking bagfuls of tomatoes every couple of days.  We couldn’t use them fast enough.Continue Reading »

The Upstater Pulled Pork Sandwich

The Upstater Pulled Pork Sandwich is what happens when a classic Southern sandwich lands in upstate New York.  It’s unique…and absolutely delicious!

The Upstater Pulled Pork Sandwich is what happens when a classic Southern sandwich lands in upstate New York.  It's unique...and absolutely delicious!As y’all probably know by now, I grew up in the South.  I was born in Texas, but grew up in Charleston, SC and Raleigh, NC.  I’ve also lived in south Louisiana and Atlanta, GA.  Needless to say, I’m Southern through-and-through.  So when my wife got an amazing job offer to move to upstate New York, you can imagine my hesitation.  I was born in the South.  I knew the South.  And now I live a long way from the South.Continue Reading »