Category Archives: Picnic Fare

Smoked Corn on the Cob (Smokin’ O’s-no smoker needed) #CookoutWeek

For Day Three of #CookoutWeek, there is nothing like the flavor of Smoked Corn on the Cob! Don’t let not having a smoker stop you; this Smoked Corn on the Cob recipe doesn’t require a smoker! Using your gas grill and Smokin’ … Continue reading

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Pork Burgers with Jalapeno Onion and Chili Lime – #CookoutWeek Giveaway

It’s day two of #CookoutWeek and this Pork Burger recipe is a super way to enliven your grilling menu using ground pork instead of beef! After all, they are called “ham”burgers!

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Smoked Salmon Smørrebrød – Fish Friday Foodies

This Smoked Salmon Smørrebrød recipe is my contribution to this month’s Fish Friday Foodies theme of Summer Fish and Seafood Sandwiches. Whole rye bread slathered with a cream cheese/sour cream/dill/horseradish spread, piled high with cold smoked salmon, red salmon caviar, dill, … Continue reading

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Chicken Salad with Basil, Sun-Dried Tomato and Artichoke

Chicken salad is a staple for Summer; perfect for picnics, lunch, brunch and even light supper. Check out this new Chicken Salad recipe, which is not only easy (five ingredients), it’s delicious too!  

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Za’atar Chicken Souvlaki

Souvlaki is a Greek dish of small pieces of meat grilled on a skewer; it’s a popular Greek fast food. This Souvlaki recipe has the chicken marinated in lemon juice and zest, fresh oregano and garlic before it’s sprinkled with … Continue reading

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Ms. Campbell’s Mashed Potato Salad

For those of you who prefer a potato salad without large chunks of potatoes, this recipe for Mashed Potato Salad is for you. Courtesy of Ms. Campbell, my friend Becky’s momma, this recipe was developed in the foothills of the Smoky … Continue reading

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Quick Pickled Shallot Deviled Eggs

Quick Pickled Shallots and Dijon mustard elevate this Deviled Egg recipe to a whole new level of deviled egg-dom. Really simple, the shallots are quick pickled in champagne vinegar; a process that takes just minutes. Mothers’ Day is around the … Continue reading

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Dill Pickle Deviled Eggs

This Dill Pickle Deviled Egg recipe comes just in time for Easter. Did you dye a basket full of eggs? I’ve given you a new flavor to try after Easter morning. 

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Fromage Fort

Take all those scraps of cheese hanging out in your refrigerator and make this French cheese spread recipe: Fromage Fort! Traditionally made by blending together pieces of different leftover cheeses, white wine and garlic, it is a great way to … Continue reading

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White Bean Dip with Herb Pistou (Meatless Monday)

This recipe for White Bean Dip with Herb Pistou is irresistible; a combination of fresh herbs and olive oil topping the dip, made similarly to hummus, give it a summery kick that you’ll be craving year round. Perfect served with … Continue reading

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