Monthly Archives: April 2010

Garlic Shrimp Skewers

Another family favorite (I seem to say that alot lately but it is true) We have alot of favorites and Chad does a good job of coming up with them! Ingredients- 1 lb of peeled and de-veined shrimp 3-4 tablespoons of olive oil heaping pinch of coarse black pepper heaping pinch of coarse salt 4…

Grilling Oysters

1st of all if you are local- you have to check out www.supremeseafoodretail.com they have wonderful seafood- wholesale to the public. We got 1/2 bushel of oysters (fresh- harvested 2 days ago off the coast of Texas) In Orlando area!! 23.00 for 100 of them. That is 4 meals for us!! Anyways- Grilling Oysters in…

Dirt for Dessert – Earth Day Treat

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For our dessert tonight- we had the infamous dirt and worms.  All kinds of ways to do this dessert, I just chose to put them in glass tumblers with some gummy worms. But in case you have never seen this– Ingredients- 1 bag of Oreo cookies Bag of candy worms Chocolate pudding prepared according to…

Happy Earth Day 2010

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We went all out and had a Earth Day party with the kids. :)  Decorated the house with earth stuff etc. One of the fun things we did was boil eggs, and make them look like planet Earth. Then we stood them up using the top of a soda or water bottle cap. They stood…

Copy Cat – Coconut Yummies

When I see this and taste it I wanna break out into the song “Sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you don’t!” Chad and I – we love coconut. Almost too much!! Easter coming and going and well- we already miss the “GOOD” Easter candy. So we set out to figure out how to…

Brooke’s Purple Shake

My 5 year old daughter knows that red and blue make purple. She will even request this purple shake over chocolate! Any way we can get more fruits in her diet– I say WHY NOT! She is on a shake kick. If she could- she would drink this every night for dessert. She asked us…

Chad’s Famously Fought Over Potatoes

YUP!! You read it right. It is famous. (Well in our family it is) Anyone that comes over for dinner- scarfs them up, or they request to have them when they come over to dinner with us. Roasted Garlic Potatoes at it’s best!! Ingredients- 5 red potatoes (medium/large) 2-3  tablespoons of Olive Oil 1 tablespoon…

Easy Peasy Kielbasa & Kraut

We attended a reception a few weeks ago for some special friends. They had their children blessed at church. At the reception- they had delicious food. However this one caught our eye. Because we never thought to bake them together as they did.  I don’t know why not- but we were introduced to this easy…

Cinnamon Bun Pancakes & Icing Syrup

Our family gives 2 thumbs up- 5 stars!! Definitely a keeper!!! This is NOT our recipe and we made it exactly as suggested from the Pioneer Woman’s website!! This is mostly just a rating- and a huge recommendation to try it out. Here is the link to the recipe for the pancakes – CLICK HERE…

Grilled Tomatoes & Cheese

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Grilled Tomatoes are the FASTEST vegetable you can make!! My kids were not very sure about this till they tasted it!! What is important when making this- you use very large beefsteak tomatoes.  Large ones- and you cut them very thick. Ingredients- 1 large tomato pinch of coarse salt pinch of cracked black pepper approx…

Grilled Crunchy Asparagus

We are not much of the canned asparagus eaters. Far too soggy for us. We prefer fresh and as you know fresh tastes better. Cooking it on the grill is a fast and delicious way to eat it. We put it on while we cook our meats. Check out our Lemon Herb Chicken recipe for…

Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken

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We love to grill and now that we have great weather… we plan to put this baby to work!!! We decided one evening to do all our veggies and meat on the grill. The entire meal.  So be sure to check out the other grilled veggie recipes from this meal on the blog as well….

Grilled Cheese for Dessert

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Did you know April is National Grilled Cheese month?? If you didn’t… now you do! That is what we had for our dessert tonight. Grilled Cheese. Everyone we told gave us this crazy look and said “What??” It was quite tasty and the kids loved it. Something very different and that makes it fun! It…

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