Deep brown and irresistible, bacon plus caramelized brown sugar makes a tasty snack with drinks. Or cut in small pieces and scatter over ice cream. Seriously. Then watch it disappear.
You might be worried about committing a faux pas and ending up on the host's blacklist. You also may be new to the wilderness, which can be an even bigger concern, for different reasons all together. Whether you're a good friend, an acquaintance or a tag-along, following some simple guidelines can ensure that everyone has a great time and that you get invited back.
With Memorial Day marking the unofficial start of summer season, it's also grilling season, bikini season and my all-time favorite -- no-cook summer recipes! These way-beyond-easy tips will help you spend more time having fun and less time cooking.
Want to throw the party of the season, but feel fresh out of ideas? With Memorial Day this weekend and many more reasons to celebrate this summer, try my "perfectly imperfect" approach to entertaining and your guests will remember your celebration for years to come.
Summer is almost here! Now that the days and nights are much warmer, having an outdoor ceiling fan can help keep you cool. There are many different factors to consider when selecting the right outdoor ceiling fan for your home.
Do you love grilled cheese at the cottage? Of course you do. If you want to take your sandwich to the next level of deliciousness, try these Cottage L...
I love Cinco De Mayo! I mean, duh -- tacos, margaritas, colorful décor. What's not to love?
People love red velvet cake. Some of our customers are completely crazed by it. Regardless of where you fall, you have to admit it's the perfect choice for a Fourth of July celebration.
I was brainstorming some ideas for no-mess summer desserts, and my sister suggested one of her favorite treats -- meringues. They're light enough that you can eat a few and not worry about how you look in your pretty new dress!
You don't need fireworks to show your patriotic colors this weekend. At my house, cool drinks add just the right splash to our annual party. So get hosting this 4th of July and create your own Classic All-American Bash!
Entertaining at home should be simple, fun, easy and affordable. If you throw any of these out of the mix it does not make for a good time. The key is to just keep it simple.
I have a husband, two toddlers, and a really busy career. The thought of sitting in traffic for endless hours or grappling with airline security over a sippy cup and my 10 ounce tube of Fekkai conditioner is just not that appealing to me.
Considering that the majority of meals are served buffet style during the summer with the grill in active use, perhaps it's time to use the colors of summer as a launching pad.
Serious Barbecue is a serious barbecue book. Many of the recipes require that you marinate and do all sorts of things to the meat yourself before you even get down to the grilling part.