4th of July Recipes

Mini Blueberry Galettes

This may be one of my favorite recipes I’ve discovered so far this year!  If I judge it by how many I’ve eaten, that is definitely true!  🙂 I just love the filling so much.  It is sweet, and full of blueberries with a zing from the lemon juice and zest.  The combination of blueberries
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Greek Pasta Salad

Do you need to bring a side dish to a bar-b-q this weekend?  I have one you can bring that is colorful and full of flavor! It also travels well since it doesn’t contain mayonnaise or eggs so you don’t have to be concerned about it sitting out in the heat.  (One of the hazards
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Vicki’s Famous Potato Salad

I have been wanting to get this recipe for my mom’s potato salad on here ever since I started this blog 3 years ago.  It is probably our family’s most treasured recipe and has been in the family for years. But it never lasts long enough for me to get any pictures!   My dad
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Strawberry Lemonade

Don’t you just hate it when you order lemonade and it is watery and bland, like they didn’t put enough lemon flavor in it to even call it lemonade?  This is not that recipe!  This Strawberry Lemonade has a bold lemon flavor with a subtle hint of strawberries.  It is tart and sweet at the
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Rocky Road Fudge Brownies

I’ve made these 3 times in the last 2 weeks.  I’ve eaten them 3 times in the last 2 weeks.  I am on a diet.  I found out something very important.  Brownies are not good for a diet.  Just thought I’d share that piece of information in case you were wondering.  If you are on
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My Favorite Marinade for Grilled Chicken

I have been wanting to post this recipe for a long time as it is probably the one I’ve used the most over the last 29 years.  It is an amazing teriyaki marinade that, when marinated overnight, gives grilled chicken an incredible flavor.  I received this recipe when I got married from my cousin Toni
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