9 Non-Lettuce Salads You'll Love for Summer

If there's one dish you can't go a day without during the warmer months, it's salad. The bright flavours, lightness and crunch make salads a natural choice for barbecues, picnics and al fresco dinners. ...more
This is so great! The lettuce is my least favorite part :) Can't wait to try these!more

Healthy Homemade Berry Popsicles

Summer is here, the season to turn down the stove and instead, enjoy some cool, tasty treats to cool down.  Treats do not have to be unhealthy, however, for them to be delicious. A classic treat to enjoy during this hot weather are popsicles.   Try this sweet, tasty treat made from all natural ingredients that can refresh you without the guilt!...more

8 Great Snacks to Serve Poolside This Summer

Most community pools have a snack bar, but rather than resorting to buying endless microwaved hot dogs and candy bars for your kids this summer, how about packing some delicious homemade snacks to keep them fueled between games of Marco Polo and Sharks and Minnows? Here are eight ideas for snacks—both savory and sweet—that will make a big splash when the lifeguard clears the pool for adult swim. Savory Snacks Ham and Dill Pickle Bites ...more

America Has Spoken: These Are Our Most Patriotic Foods

image via SaysIt.com/The Uncle Sam Poster Generator ...more

Kitchen Independence on the 4th of July: AROMA CUCINA

AROMA CUCINA http://bit.ly/lG5sXF Cook simply, eat simply, and enjoy yourself with the best of friends and family. A Happy 4th call out to all! J&J ...more

Summer Delight: Cold Poached Shrimp - AROMA CUCINA

Summer Delight: Cold Poached Shrimp - AROMA CUCINA http://bit.ly/ifCt7ZSweet, soft and irresistible. These babies should be prepared in their shells and served with their heads still on. Just decapitate and eat! Mangia bene!...more

Summer Confetti Pasta: Bawdy,Colorful,Sexy,Italian - Aroma Cucina

Aroma Cucina http://bit.ly/ijoESW It's Summer sexy break out in the kitchen. Keep it light, keep it lean, but keep it tasty! Use what you got and make it good....more

smooooth and delicious

I learned to respect blenders and food processors many years ago. If you have never seen one go mad and spew avocado and sour cream or chopped ice and fruit juices all over a kitchen, perhaps this will not make sense to you, but trust me, this equipment is not to be taken lightly! That said, sometimes there are things that simply cannot be accomplished without mechanical help. It is too hot to cook, too hot almost to eat, and that makes it smoothie weather in my kitchen. ...more