Why this blog??

Why this blog?? I often find myself stressing over what to make for my family for dinner. We live a busy life and some meals need time to prep, cook and let's not forget shopping for everything you need. I love cookbooks and websites, but there are so many recipe's at times it is overwhelming. The recipe's I will be posting are things I actually made. I will tell you if they are easy or more time consuming. I will also tell you if they are good. Most of these are recipe's I have made for years and continue to make because they are easy or quick and my family loves them and i know yours will too! I will also try to at least once in a whlie try a new recipe I've found on line or in a book and honestly rate it. I always encourage others to send me their favorite recipe's as well! I am a mom... not a chef. But I am a mom who enjoys cooking for her family and making a somewhat healthy meal (some days more healthy than others:) ) In each recipe I will share how I recommend serving it, any substitutions I can think of that are also good, or ways to prepare ahead of time to make the cooking part seem quicker! I am not a photographer, as you can see... most of these pictures are taken from my phone camera, so may not be the best! I love to hear from others who have made these recipes and what they have done to change the recipe... please post comments! Thank you! To "like" me on facebook, go to this link... It's What's Cookin

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Fourth of July Fruit Kabobs

I make these every year for the 4th of July. They are so festive and fun! Sometimes I add red grapes, sometimes I drizzle them with white chocolate... you can get creative!
What are some of your favorite Holiday recipes??

*Wooden Skewers
*Assortment of goodies (Strawberries, Blueberries, Marshmallows (I cut the big ones in half, but i've used small ones before too, brownie bites, red grapes... Whatever you think would be good as long as you have some red, white and blue on them!)

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