Category: Summer Holidays

Desserts, Fruit, Gluten Free, Oven Dishes, Summer Holidays

Memorial Day Mixed Berry Crumble

If you need a “red, white, and blue” (or just red and blue!) recipe this holiday, this Memorial Day mixed berry crumble fits the ticket. Made with any berries you have on hand, this is a delicious dessert. If you don’t happen to have berries on hand during this coronavirus isolation, you can use any […]

Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Gluten Free, Kitchen Basics, Lunch & Dinner, One Pot Dishes, Oven Dishes, Sides, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

Kitchen Basics: Boiling & Roasting Corn

I’ve always boiled ears of corn, but when I was researching methods for boiling, I came across a variety of roasting methods, too. For a couple of weeks, I was eating a lot of corn, trying all these ways to cook it! I hope you can use these tips for cooking and serving some of […]

Cajun Cuisine, Gluten Free, Lunch & Dinner, One Pot Dishes, Sides, Southern US Cuisine, Stove Top Dishes, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

New Orleans Maque Choux

A favorite southern side dish, New Orleans maque choux is comfort food you’ll want to make year round. The recipe name is pronounced “mock shoe,” and the name is thought to be a French interpretation of a Native American name for the dish. This favorite Cajun dish is perfect for celebrating Mardi Gras. This year, […]

Appetizers, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Game Day, Sandwiches, Snacks, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

Spinach Hummus Veggie Wraps

These tasty spinach hummus veggie wraps are delicious, good for you, and colorful! We are so lucky to live in a warm environment, where picnics in November or December are not unusual and we have festivals year ’round. So during Thanksgiving weekend this year, Mr. Key Lime and I had a very pleasant picnic in […]

Game Day, Gluten Free Option, Italian Cuisine, Lunch & Dinner, One Pot Dishes, Pasta & Noodles, Salads, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

Fresh Crunchy Pasta Salad

For a quick and satisfying meal, try this crunchy fresh pasta salad. The pasta is filling and celery, bell pepper, and onions add a ton of crunch. Mustard, vinegar, lemon juice and dill add delicious, tangy flavor. Try a different type of pasta! Beet, spinach, and chickpea pasta are great alternatives. Many of the healthier […]

Fall & Winter Holidays, Gluten Free Option, Lunch & Dinner, Salads, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

Chopped Kale Cranberry Salad with Apricot Jalapeño Vinaigrette

I came across this chopped kale cranberry salad in a local restaurant. The ingredients sounded so tasty, and I found the idea behind the salad to be impressive. But the restaurant chef was a little stingy with the ingredients, and for a pile of chopped kale it seemed a bit pricey. When I got home, […]