I can’t believe Memorial Day is upon us—anyone else?  Whether you’re going away or staying at home this weekend, here are 5 delicious, quick and easy recipes from my personal collection to help you kick off Summer 2016 in great taste!

Refreshing Black Bean and Corn Relish FeaturedRecipe_BlackBeanCornRelish

Perfect for chip dipping, or for dressing anything you’re tossing on the grill this weekend.

 Grilled Porterhouse or T-Bone Steaks with Lemon and Herb Marinade

Flavor-packed and summery marinade, great on chicken too!FeaturedRecipe_GrilledSteakMarinade






Quinoa SaladFeaturedRecipe_QuinoaSalad

Endless healthy variations, can be made in advance and packed for the beach!



Cajun Spicy Shrimp Tacos

From “down the shore” to you.

Special thanks to Raoul Caes, Co-Owner and Manager, Pure Tacos Ocean City, NJ for this recipe!  These are the bomb.







BONUS Drink Recipe! 

“Grande Blues” Limeade

Throw a little vodka in.  You didn’t hear that from me. Cheers!


What are you cooking up this weekend?  Bring on the summer, summer, summertime!