Meals your Man Craves
The Meals Your Man Craves
Steak and Baked Potato – This made the list of almost everyone we asked. Try making a Filet Mignon with a garlicky blue cheese crust, grilled baked potatoes, and simple grilled asparagus.
Lobster and a Simple Salad – Make this meal easy by grilling lobster tails and making a simple heirloom tomato salad. Serve with drawn butter and lemon + a crusty loaf of bread.
Grilled Chicken with Peppers and Onions Packets – Serve this with a simple Greek salad and roasted potatoes.
Simple Greek Salad
Burgers and Fries – Try one of these burger recipes and grilled “fries”
Grilled American “Fries”
Wasabi Seared Tuna and Seaweed Salad – Buy the best tuna you can find (preferably fresh) and serve with a seaweed salad.
Chicken and Sauce with Penne Pasta & Nina’s Famous Garlic Bread – This is my husband’s go-to meal for all occasions. It’s a meal his Mom (The kids called her Nina and it stuck as her nickname) made when he was a kid. It’s a super easy meal and can be made in giant batches to serve a crowd. Make enough for leftovers, the chicken makes great sandwiches the next day.
Nina’s Chicken and Sauce with Penne Pasta
Nina’s Famous Garlic Bread
Italian Roast Pork with Garlicky Broccoli Rabe – Slow cooked roast pork with simple seasoning served with a side of garlicky broccoli rabe is so good.
Italian Pesto Slow Cooker Roast Pork
Crab Feast – Boil Blue Crabs with baby red potatoes and corn on the cob and serve with a simple summer salad.
Maryland Crab Boil
Shrimp Boil and an Iceberg Lettuce Salad– Try a Cajun shrimp boil served with a simple iceberg lettuce and vegetable salad.
Grilled Sausage and Peppers – Try hot Italian sausage grilled to perfection served on a soft hoagie roll and topped with grilled peppers and onions. Serve with home fries and a salad.
Grilled American “Fries”
Crab Legs and Corn On the Cob – Simple and easy, serve with a grilled nectarine salad.
Shredded Beef Tacos with Black Bean Salsa – Try Beef Deshebrada as your taco filling and make a quick Black Bean Salsa.
Simple Roast Chicken with Roasted Potatoes – Rosemary and lemon roast chicken is one of my favorite ways to cook chicken, serve with roast potatoes and Caesar Salad.
Wood Fired Pizza – If you don’t have a wood fired pizza oven ( I don’t, but I want one) try grilling your pizza crust with smoke from wood chips.
Southern Fried Chicken with Garlic Mashed Potatoes – Try a spicy buttermilk batter for your pan-fried chicken and serve with easy garlic mashed potatoes and orange spiked green beans.
Southern Pan-Fried Chicken
Easy Garlic Mashed Potatoes
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Learn how to make a Mediterranean Crudités and Tapas platter. Beautiful, tasty and a satisfying appetizer that will wow guests.
Authentic Greek Souvlaki skewers is a super easy and tasty greek kabob with tender grilled meat marinated in a lemony olive oil mixture.
Authentic Greek Tzatziki Sauce Recipe Authentic Greek Tzatziki Sauce is the perfect dip for a veggie tray or as an accompinament to chicken Souvlaki (chicken skewers). This lemony cucumber and greek yogurt sauce is so easy to make and very tasty. Try it as a side...
Learn How to Make Creative Crudités Platters. Forget the sad vegetable platters from the grocery, these Crudités Platters will wow guests.
Learn how to make an Easy Ice Cream Sundae Bar. A great way to finish off a party or BBQ. Ice cream sundae bars are a fun way to let guests make their own ice cream sundae creations.
Here are 25 of the best hot dog recipes – ever. Hot dogs are a quintessential American backyard grilling fav and one of my all-time favorite go-to for an easy cookout for a crowd.
Taco Nacho Cheese Hot Dog combines all the things you love about nachos and tops a beef hot dog with melty cheese sauce and tortilla chips.
Sometimes there’s just nothing better than a classic chili hot dog. Make a batch of homemade slow cooker chili to top your chili dog.
Buffalo Sauced Hot Dog with Blue Cheese and shaved celery combines all the flavors of our favorite buffalo wings into an awesome hot dog.
This is such an amazing hot dog. Beer Steamed Hot Dog with Gruyere and beer soaked onions topped with a honey dijon mustard.
Upgrade your chili dog this season with this black bean chili dog. A hot dog topped with sour cream, cheese, and crushed tortillas.
Hot dogs may not be health food but adding some amazing fresh farmer’s market finds to your next hot dog roast will be a definite upgrade. Locally grown greens, stone ground mustard, fresh herbs, and heirloom tomatoes top a healthier chicken hot dog.
DIY + Create
I love serving homemade meals and entertaining, but I don’t love spending all my time in the kitchen… Sound familiar? I’ll share my shortcuts for getting delicious, healthy food on the table – easy, fast & stress-free. All of my recipes have been tested on family and friends. We love them and I hope you will too.
Chief Mermaid & Mojito MakerThis is me hangin’ out on the boat – it’s an absolutely gorgeous day in the Florida Keys – doing what wannabe mermaids do best…splashing in the waves + soaking up the sun. Life’s amazing. Want to learn more?