Blogs by Category: Food

Nick's Picks: Watermelon Sorbet

07.22.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[1]

A delicious taste of summer you can make at home! No ice cream maker required   8 Cups seedless watermelon puree 1 cup sugar 1 cup water 2 tbsp lemon juice   Puree watermelon in a blender or food processor Boil the sugar, water and lemon ...

Nick's Picks: Watermelon Smoothies

07.08.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[0]

A delicious drink to welcome summer!   3 cups cubed frozen seedless watermellon 1/2 cup vanilla yougurt  1 cup of milk 3 tbsp honey 1 lime, juiced   toss it all in a blender and blend until smooth!mserves 4 8oz ...

Nick's Picks: Audrey's Strawberries and Cream Squares

07.01.15 | Audrey Smith | Comments[2]

1 pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) sugar cookie mix 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened 1 egg Filling 1 cup white vanilla baking chips (6 oz) 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened ...

Nicks Picks: Bacon Corn Relish

06.23.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[1]

Looking to change up your grilling routine? Try topping this on your next steak, chicken or fish! 4 ears of corn roasted or grilled 8 oz bacon cooked crispy and chopped 1/2 yellow onion diced 1 red pepper diced 2-3 garlic cloves minced salt ...

Nick's Picks: Father's Day Burgers!

06.17.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[0]

Perhaps the perfect burger for the perfect dad?   2 Pounds Ground Beef 1 Tbsp Montreal Steak Seasoning 1 Tsp Onion Powder 1 Tsp Garlic Powder 1/2 Tsp Salt 1 Tbsp Soy Sauce 1 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce   Burger Buns (toasted!) Pepper Jack ...

Nick's Picks: Nick's Coleslaw

06.10.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[0]

A classic! From our kitchen to yours! About 8 Cups of Shredded Cabbage (green and purple) 1 Carrot Shredded 2 Cups Mayo 1/2 Cup Sugar 1 Tsp Cumin 1/2 Tsp Celery Seed   Mix it all together! For best results, refrigerate for 4 hours and then ...

Hard Cooked Eggs

06.05.15 | Family Life Mornings | Comments[1]

How Do You Hard Cook Eggs? Poor Randy can't get his eggs to peel once their hard boiled.  They're fresh from the farm, which may have something to do with it because older eggs peel easier.  In fact, the eggs you buy in the store are ...

Nick's Picks: Audrey's Desserts First Breakfast Cereal Cookies!

06.03.15 | Audrey Smith | Comments[0]

Total Time: 30 minutesYield: 12 cookiesIngredients: 1 ⅓ cups all-purpose flour1 cup rolled oats1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon baking powder1 stick unsalted butter, at room temperature1 cup sugar1/2 teaspoon vanilla ...

Nick's Picks: BBQ Baby Back Ribs

05.27.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[2]

The grill is dusted off and ready to fire up! Let's get cooking!!   1 side Baby Back Pork Ribs 1 cup brown sugar 1 tsp chili powder 1 tsp salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/4 tsp cayenne (if desired)  1/4 tsp garlic   BBQ ...

Nick's Picks: Fire Roasted Tomatoes

05.20.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[0]

Light your grill only on one half. Heat on high. Core the tomatoes, for best results use beefsteak tomatoes. Rub tomatoes with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. For an extra twist, stuff tomatoes with roasted garlic or fresh mozzarella ...

Nick's Picks: Pinapple Salsa

05.13.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[0]

A sweet addition to your salsa repertoire! 1 Large ripe pineapple 1/2 a medium red onion diced 1 red pepper diced 2 Tbsp fresh parsley (or cilantro!) 1 Tbsp Honey   Remove rind and core from the pineapple. Roast or grill until the outside is ...

Audrey's Desserts First: Apple Pie Nachos

05.06.15 | Family Life Mornings | Comments[0]

Apple Pie Nachos(from www.thrillist.com) 1/3 cup granulated sugar1/4 cup apple pie spice1/2 teaspoon sea salt5 (8-inch) soft flour tortillas1 stick unsalted butter, melted1 (21-ounce) can apple pie filling1/2 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese1/4 ...

Nick's Picks: Waffle Iron Carrot Cake

04.29.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[0]

A delicious and beautiful dessert prepared in your very own waffle iron! The Batter 2 Cups Sugar 4 Eggs 1 Cup Oil 2 tsp Vanilla 2 Cups Flour 2 tsp Baking Soda 1 tsp Salt 2 tsp Cinnamon 2 Cups Shredded Carrots   The Frosting 1 Stick of ...

Nick's Picks: Waffle Iron Pizza!!

04.22.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[0]

Yearning for Pizza!? Don't want to order out!? Make a waffle pizza!     Ingredients Fresh pizza dough Pizza sauce Cheese Your favorite toppings     Directions Heat your waffle iron. Place dough into individual waffle shapes. ...

Nick's Picks: Waffle Iron Biscuits and Gravy

04.15.15 | Nick Finlayson | Comments[2]

  Comfort food made easy! Remember that waffle iron you use once or twice a year? Dust it off and get cooking!   The Gravy...   1 Pound Ground Sausage 1 Tsp Poultry Seasoning 1/2 Stick of Butter 1/2 Cup Flour 3 Cups Cold ...