Grilled Tarragon Mustard Steak

---- If this post is not displaying properly, view it in your browser here: Grilled Tarragon Mustard Steak --- Oh, this grilled tarragon mustard steak! Is your grill open for the season yet? I have to confess that ours never closes, because I usually get a hankering for something grilled smack in the middle of February, and the hardy Southern husband shovels through the snowbanks to our grill and fires it up ....more

Mason Jar Veggie Macaroni and Cheese

---- If this post is not displaying properly, view it in your browser here: Mason Jar Veggie Macaroni and Cheese --- This mason jar veggie macaroni and cheese is not my usual approach. When it comes to mac and cheese, I tend to be a make-it-from-scratch kind of girl, and I have a number of recipes right here on the blog that let you do just that. But every once in a while, you need to go for the box ....more

Lobster Potato Salad

---- If this post is not displaying properly, view it in your browser here: Lobster Potato Salad --- Hello, lobster potato salad season! We've flipped the thermostat over from Heat to Cool, and there have officially been several days that have warmed their way into the 80's, and in our house that means dinner salads are going to show up regularly on the menu. And since potato salad and lobster in absolutely any form are two of my favorite things, I am officially declaring dinner salad season open with a combo of the two ....more

Grilled Shrimp and Watermelon Kebabs

---- If this post is not displaying properly, view it in your browser here: Grilled Shrimp and Watermelon Kebabs --- I'm back after my break for graduation festivities (more on that below!) and I'm bringing grilled shrimp and watermelon kebabs with me. Because while the Southern husband and I are the best kind of exhausted, we aren't quite ready to stop celebrating, and there are few things that are as casually festive as a good old kebab. Especially a shrimp kebab ....more

We Interrupt This Blog For Some Comfort Food!

---- If this post is not displaying properly, view it in your browser here: We Interrupt This Blog For Some Comfort Food! --- Ever since I started writing Framed Cooks six years ago, I have never once let more than a few days go between posts. But there's a first time for everything, and I think the only thing that could keep me from cooking, shooting, eating and repeating would be the fact that the Southern Daughter is graduating from college tomorrow ....more

Hot Mexican Cheese Dip

---- If this post is not displaying properly, view it in your browser here: Hot Mexican Cheese Dip --- Hot Mexican Cheese dip is delectable any time of year, but since today is Cinco de Mayo, it is practically a requirement that you make and eat this today. It takes all of 20 minutes, and that includes the amount of time it is going to take you to tear open a bag of your favorite tortilla chips. So grab the sangria, head into the kitchen and let's prepare ourselves properly for a spicy and delicious Cinco de Mayo! ...more

Let’s Make Eggs! My Top Ten Egg Recipes

---- If this post is not displaying properly, view it in your browser here: Let’s Make Eggs! My Top Ten Egg Recipes --- Continue Reading...) Please come visit Framed Cooks for more recipes, pictures and kitchen adventures! ...more

Mexican Slow Cooker Pot Roast

---- If this post is not displaying properly, view it in your browser here: Mexican Slow Cooker Pot Roast --- It's coming up on May 5th, and you know what that means! It's almost Cinco de Mayo! In our house, it also means the day my brother and sister-in-law got married in Ireland, because nothing says Cinco de Mayo like a beautiful Irish wedding (Happy almost Anniversary, guys!), but in case you would rather celebrate the more traditional way, I've been saving up a Irish girl's version of a Mexican recipe for you ....more

Pears in Vanilla Cream Sauce

---- If this post is not displaying properly, view it in your browser here: Pears in Vanilla Cream Sauce --- I am a great believer that every once in a while, you should throw your family a total curve ball at dinner time. As in, something that they would never in their wildest dreams have expected to find on their supper plate. In our house, that means, yes, dessert for dinner ....more

Pressed Wedge Salad with Shrimp

---- If this post is not displaying properly, view it in your browser here: Pressed Wedge Salad with Shrimp --- Wedge salad is one of those things that the Southern husband just can't resist when he sees it on a menu. Even though he has had it a million times before. Even though wedge salad is usually pretty much the same wherever you have it - a wedge of iceberg lettuce drizzled in blue cheese dressing and scattered with tomatoes and pieces of bacon ....more