Category: Food and drink

Tips For Your Next Summer Picnic

Summer picnic with sunflowers
When the sun comes out, it’s nice to enjoy a day outdoors. Whether you’re headed to your favorite local park or just out in your yard, try these tips to for the perfect summer picnic. Proper Plating When you’re preparing a meal on the go, you have to determine what kind of... [read more]

Make A Refreshing Glass Of Lemonade

Freshly made lemonade
Summertime is in full swing, and there’s nothing like an ice-cold glass of lemonade to beat the heat. This classic summer beverage always tastes sweeter when you make it yourself, so try out this method by Allrecipes for the perfect pitcher. Ingredients Put your grocery list together and gather your materials. Here’s... [read more]

Easy Snacks To Pack For The Pool This Summer

Close Up of cereal, pretzel, and nut snack mix background
The weather is heating up, and the pool is calling your name. You could easily spend the entire day swimming and lounging poolside, but there’s a problem. Your appetite gets in the way, so you have to cut your time at the pool short so that you can grab some... [read more]

Stay Refreshed With These Homemade Popsicles

Preparing Fruit Ice Cream on Stick in Domestic Kitchen
Illinois can get hot during the summer months, making it the ideal time to chow down on popsicles. Instead of running to the store every time you need to replenish your supply, make your own this summer. That’s easy to do with these homemade popsicle recipes. Rainbow Popsicles If you want a... [read more]

Get Your Sweet Fix With These Chocolate Chip Blondies

Homemade Chocolate Chip Blondies Cut Into Squares
Sometimes a little dessert is all you need to make your day great. These chocolate chip blondies only take six ingredients and hit the sweet spot. You certainly don't need a special occasion to throw these delicious treats together. Ingredients 1/2 of a cup of melted unsalted butter 1 cup of... [read more]

Get Creative With Cauliflower This Spring

Cauliflower rice in a skillet close-up image.
Cauliflower has become extremely popular over the last couple of years. If you are looking to incorporate more vegetables into your life, we have some recipes for you. From pizza to mac and cheese, you will be surprised to see what all you can create with this versatile vegetable. Let's... [read more]

Have A Sweet Easter When You Make These Cookie Recipes

Carrot cookies with chocolate drizzle on parchment paper
There is so much more to Easter than candy and crafts. We have a handful of recipes to prove it! If you are looking to try something new this holiday season that will get everyone hoppin’ into the kitchen, these Easter dessert recipes are a must. Take a look at... [read more]

Get Creative With Nutella And Try These Sweet Recipes

chocolate spread with knife on white table
There’s something about Nutella that makes us fall in love whenever we taste it. It’s not just the chocolate flavor – the taste of the hazelnuts really come out and make this a top-notch spread. However, if you’re like most people, you’re probably only used to spreading it on a... [read more]

A Delicious Air-Fryer Frittata To Start Your Day

homemade breakfast: crouton and spinach frittata
When you think of making a delicious frittata, you probably don’t also immediately think of using an air fryer. However, this recipe is going to change that thought process from now on. An air fryer for a frittata recipe is actually pretty genius. The air fryer helps to keep the... [read more]

Make Memories And Delicious Holiday Cookies

Christmas cookies on platter
During this busy holiday season, don’t forget to take some time to relax and have fun with your family over simple, holiday-themed activities. One of the best ways to do that is to bake holiday cookies together. Any kind of cookie recipe will work, but we have a favorite one... [read more]