A great skill to learn for Summer is shucking corn. That is, learning to remove the leaves and silk completely so that the corn on the cob can be prepared cooked for the meal. Ken reveals his secrets to getting silk-free corn on the cob, so here you go guys, something to look forward to. [Read more...]
When the weather gets hotter and days at the beach are a must to keep your sanity, something fresh and cool to drink is always welcome, especially for kids who tend to dehydrate a lot faster than adults. [Read more...]
What do you do with dog safe fruit thats going a bit soft and might not be palatable for the family? On Sugar’s blog, you can see how they made left over blueberries into some great summer iced lollies. The ice lollies are a delicious summer treat to cool your pups off.
Sugar, the Golden Retriever has the full recipe
Chicken piccata is a dish where chicken fillet is flattened and cooked in a sauce with lemon, butter, and spices, usually parsley. Marc‘s Chicken piccata incudes lemon zest and capers and is, according to Marc, not a recipe. It looks delicious though, doesn’t it?
Get the complete recipe on No Recipes
Spring and Summer months are fast approaching, so how about making sidewalk chalk, or rather, giant sticks of chalk that can be taken outside and used to decorate the pavement with stick figures and fantastic animals. With Oh My Handmade’s tutorial, it’s easy and quick to do.
Find the full tutorial from Oh My Handmade‘s Michelle Vackar
Spring is in two weeks and with warmer weather means a lot more eating outside. Barbecues! Everybody loves a good barbecue, but no one likes lugging around great big barbecue, that’s where the Fuego Element Grilling Portable Grill comes in. At $150 it comes with a portable body with legs that folds up so the entire grill can be carried around in the red travel band with an adjustable canvas travel strap.
The cast iron grill grate makes for great heat retention and with a 8,000 BTU stainless steel burner and nearly 160 square inches (406 sq cm) of grill space, those steaks and hotdogs will have no problem getting charred to perfection. [Read more...]
I’m all for companies manufacturing in their home country rather than outsourcing to foreign countries and using cheap labour. Here we have some beautifully made sandals created & produced in the USA by the Vere Sandal Company based in Geneva, New York.
Jean-Paul Gaultier went wild child by using Amy Winehouse as his muse for his Spring/ Summer fashion show. Models were clad in Amy’s signature mashup of soft floaty fabrics paired with the hard lines of a bustier, giant hair and even cigarettes.
Ever since her untimely death last year at the age of 27, Amy Winehouse has been mourned by friends, family and fans alike, and it looks like Jean-Paul wanted to bring one last memory of the voice from Camden to light. A couple of Amy’s hit tracks were playing as models strutted down the catwalk.
As a lot of you guys in the northern hemisphere are smack dab in the middle of winter blues, I thought I would remind you of summer, just to relieve the pressure. This summer corn chowder is delicious and all about summer with its smoky bacon and yummy creamy potatoes. Perfect for rainy, windy days by the sea. The recipe is from the Weight Watchers website, now, I’m not saying you need it but Weight Watchers aren’t just about losing weight, they have recipes that are also budget-friendly and no-cook dinners as well.
We are just about past the middle of summer now, and what a glorious summer it has been. It’s the perfect season to have barbeques and cook outs. Beers and ice cream in the garden or on the balcony enjoying the warm breezes if you are lucky enough to live by the sea or enjoying the muggy heat if you live inland. Most of us live in apartments and don’t have the space for a full-on-mean-barbeque-machine, but that’s where this gorgeous Sigmafocus wall mounted barbeque comes in.