Tag: summer

Classic Coleslaw

Classic Coleslaw

To me, coleslaw is a perfect addition to any summertime cookout and was delicious paired with our BBQ Baked Beans last week.  What I like about this one is that the cabbage retains just the right amount of crunch and flavor because it’s not drenched…

BBQ Baked Beans

BBQ Baked Beans

I have used this recipe for baked beans every summer for the last several years.  Okay, not this *exact* recipe; the previous one included meat.  We’ve now had this vegetarian version twice and, as always, it’s delicious! 2 (15 oz.) cans baked beans 1/2c brown…

4th of July Flag Toast and Watermelon Stars

4th of July Flag Toast and Watermelon Stars

4th of July food has historically been all about lunch around here, with leftovers available for grazing throughout the remainder of the day.  This year, we switched things up a bit by going out for lunch and saving the big All-American feast for dinner.  But…

Rhubarb Crisp

Rhubarb Crisp

Rhubarb is one of those vegetables I would always bypass in the grocery store because, really, I had no clue what to do with it.  I had never even tasted it before and neither had my husband.  Apparently, his mom used to make rhubarb pies…

Garden Tomato Soup

Garden Tomato Soup

I love this tomato soup because it’s not thin and watery like so make others I’ve eaten in the past.  Also, there is no dairy in this soup!  Sure, you could use the dairy-based stuff in here, but it’s not necessary for flavor. I used…