Monthly Archives: July 2013

Did you say Poptails? Adult Summer Treats.

Grilled-Mango-Smash-Endless-Simmer1-333x500An adult twist on a kid classic.  We all love popsicle’s (with a little RUM)!  This a great idea for cocktail hour on a hot summer day or a refreshing cold dessert idea at your next summer BBQ.  The idea is classic kid fun with an added adult kick.  Grilled mango and tomatillo’s make this sweet idea, savory and delicious.  This isn’t your mothers homemade syrupy treat, but rather a sophisticated more savory version with grilled summer fruit, fresh herbs & lime.  It’s Poptail Hour!

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Who needs the ice cream man now, when you’ve got your own bartender on a stick.

A Modern BBQ Side Dish

I know a lot of people who when they hear the word “brussel sprouts” they think about a soggy or mushy, green vegetable.  WRONG, when cooked right these delicious vegetables can be the queen side dish of any party.  We found this tangy and sweet version that is sure to be the hit with your guests & family.   Check out this recipe for Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Cranberries and Balsamic Vinegar.

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I think these would also be amazing during the holidays.  The dried cranberries give it that extra holiday-ish flair!

Refreshing Summer BBQ Bites

Who doesn’t LOVE burgers.  They are the staple of most every “all American” Barbecue.  This vegetarian version from greenkitchenstories.com is one of the best we’ve ever seen and more importantly, ever tasted!  Fresh and unbelievably meaty (with no meat).  This is an exciting a SUPER fresh version of the American classic, vegan style.   Portobello Peach Burger is to die for!

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