Spring and Summer

Baked Beans with Bacon and Ground Beef

These baked beans with bacon and ground beef could be a meal by themselves! Bring them to your next backyard barbecue and everyone will rave. A couple years ago I was asked to bring baked beans to a family function. It was then that The Husband’s cousin shared with me […]

Bacon Tomato Basil Crostini

Bacon, Tomato Basil Crostini

Bacon, Tomato Basil Crostini combines toasted seasoned crostini topped with smooth basil and bacon cream cheese and a slice of juicy fresh tomato. This is the time of year I love the most.  The crickets make their appearance at dusk and their symphony is so loud they drown out every […]

honeysuckle recipe

Honeysuckle Sorbet

Transform honeysuckle blooms into a sweet frozen treat with this honeysuckle recipe. A refreshing sorbet flavored with honeysuckle blossoms is like a taste of summer in a bowl. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. This is […]

cheese tortellini recipe

Cheese Tortellini with Asparagus, Peas and Mint

Enjoy the arrival of spring with this quick and easy cheese tortellini recipe. Pillowy cheese tortellini is paired with tender asparagus, fresh mint, creamy goat cheese and diced chicken breasts. Last weekend, The Husband competed in his first Warrior Dash 5K Mud Run. Have you ever participated in one of […]

Grilled Banana Split - CookingBride.com

Grilled Banana Splits

These are not your typical banana splits! Grilled banana slices and pineapple rolled in cinnamon and sugar are served inside a wedge of grilled angel food cake. This was probably not what you expected to see the day after Labor Day, huh? Well, since the beginning of fall feels just […]