Cooking & Eating

How to BBQ Tri-Tip

There is nothing better than barbecued tri-tip!  My husband and I grill year round on our Weber gas grill and our Weber charcoal grill.  We’ve found from years of barbecuing experience the perfect marinade for tri-tip and how to perfectly grill tri-tip. Marinade Recipe * All of these measurements are approximate, I just dump and… Continue reading How to BBQ Tri-Tip

Cooking & Eating

Caprese – The Best Summer Snack

One of my favorite summer time snacks is caprese salad made with home-grown heirloom tomatoes!  This is the perfect appetizer, lunch or light dinner.  I often make this with grilled chicken or fish for a quick and easy dinner. Ingredients 2-3 tomatoes – I prefer heirloom, but Roma are a great alternative mozzarella slices fresh… Continue reading Caprese – The Best Summer Snack

Cooking & Eating · Life & Adulting

How to Grow Tomatoes in Containers

I love having a garden! There is something very pleasing and rewarding about eating something you have grown. Summer is tomato season and I am beginning to get a lot of tomatoes, eventually I will have to freeze them or maybe try to can them if I have the time and patience.My husband is a… Continue reading How to Grow Tomatoes in Containers

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Bacon Jalapeño Mac ‘N Cheese

Mac ‘N Cheese is not just for kids!  My Bacon Jalapeño Mac ‘N Cheese is reminiscent of your favorite childhood food, but has a lot more flavor and a little kick!  This is a perfect side dish for a BBQ, Fourth of July party, or when you are craving some comfort food! Ingredients 2 c… Continue reading Bacon Jalapeño Mac ‘N Cheese