Recipes, Summer Recipes

Lamb Burgers with Blue Cheese + Caramelized Onions

Some people are organized. For some people, when it's May, they're developing and shooting their Fourth of July barbecue recipes and table settings, putting together their patriotic house tours, and getting it all published early enough in June for you to read their stuff and build your shopping list. Me? I'm a thousand weeks pregnant,… Continue reading Lamb Burgers with Blue Cheese + Caramelized Onions

Recipes, Summer Recipes

Old Bay Broiled Lobster Nachos + Queso

Skillet nachos are a summer entertaining staple in our house. At pretty much every gathering, I'll throw one of these pans, filled with chips, cheese, beans, and various other toppings, out on the table while we're cooking up the rest of the meal so that folks can gather and snack while they're waiting. If you… Continue reading Old Bay Broiled Lobster Nachos + Queso

Recipes, Summer Recipes

Red, White, + Blue Chocolate Layer Cake

I never was much of a baker. I could whip together a mean chocolate chip cookie when the mood struck and I do like an occasional sweet, but until lately, I never did a lot of baking. If I did bake, and didn't send what I made with Scott to work, it would just sit… Continue reading Red, White, + Blue Chocolate Layer Cake

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Cookies + Cream Milkshake

When my doc talked to me about getting more calcium into my diet, this probably isn't what he had in mind. However, I made this particular milkshake with my own homemade vanilla ice cream, which I'll share soon, fresh milk, and...Oreos. Okay, two out of three good ingredients aren't bad. I have a love/hate relationship… Continue reading Cookies + Cream Milkshake

Recipes, Summer Recipes

Balsamic Caprese Burgers

I have the wrong idea about foodies. I think that if someone is a self-professed foodie, they're someone who loves food and feeding them should be a lot of food. But a lot of people I know have the opposite idea. They hear I'm a foodie and start worrying that I'm going to turn my… Continue reading Balsamic Caprese Burgers

Cooking, Recipes, Summer Recipes

Warm Berry Buckle + Ice Cream

Ages ago, before I brought this blog into existence, I toyed around with starting a cooking blog under the title "Bright Red Notebook." Why the title? Because just about all of my recipes in progress live in the bright red Moleskine notebook I almost always have in my purse or backpack. It's one of my… Continue reading Warm Berry Buckle + Ice Cream