Avocado Shrimp Burgers with Old Bay Mayo

We’ve had a few days in a row of 70-degree weather in New Jersey, and it’s been fabulous. All I can think about is grilling season (after all, May is National Barbecue Month), but since I’m not much of a grill master, I usually choose to use my Calphalon grill pan over the actual grill. I can’t rave enough about Calphalon—I’ve gone through plenty of … Continue reading Avocado Shrimp Burgers with Old Bay Mayo

pulled pork & cheddar wontons

It’s hard to deny my love for wontons (it’s gotten to the point where I should just make a “wontons” category on the blog’s homepage). It’s nearly as strong as my love for buffalo chicken. The thing about wontons is, you can throw pretty much anything into this little dough wrapper, fry it up (or bake it, as I typically do), and it will almost … Continue reading pulled pork & cheddar wontons

cheesy cheddar chili dogs

When I was younger, the best part about going to a baseball game was the scent of greasy burgers and hot dogs that wafted my way with every breeze. There’s just something about a stadium dog—it’s like every bite is a taste of summer. Since I’m not a serious burger eater, every family barbecue calls for some tasty grilled dogs. My favorite part about this … Continue reading cheesy cheddar chili dogs

Oven-Baked Ribs With Cherry Cola Barbecue Sauce

Now that it’s almost summer, it seemed only necessary to kick it off with some juicy, succulent ribs. I am an amateur when it comes to ribs; I definitely had to do some digging to figure out the perfect way to cook them. But since ribs are one of my favorite foods (do I say that about everything?), it was well worth the research. For … Continue reading Oven-Baked Ribs With Cherry Cola Barbecue Sauce

reuben-style cheeseburger sliders

Believe it or not, Memorial Day is one of the biggest holidays in my family. I grew up going to the beach, and this day has always been the unofficial first day of summer. Of course, let’s not forget the true meaning of this day – remembering fallen U.S soldiers and the sacrifices each of them made for our country. Remembering those who are no … Continue reading reuben-style cheeseburger sliders