Chef Barret Beyer’s Herb Crusted Lamb Lollipops w/ Bacon-Walnut-Cranberry Relish

Herb Crusted Lamb Lollipops w/ Bacon-Walnut-Cranberry Relish by Chef Barret Beyer Ingredients: 2lbs New Zealand Lamb chops 1tbs Dijon Mustard 1 cup Panko Breadcrumbs 4 sprigs Thyme 3 sprigs Rosemary 1 oz oregano 1 lbs Bacon (save bacon fat) 1/4 cup Cranberries (chopped) 1/2 cup Walnuts (chopped) 1/2 cup EVOO Salt Pepper Directions: Cook bacon […]

A Tale of Three Meats: How To Create the Best Burger Blend

The best burger takes equal amounts of the right meat cuts, time, practice, and patience. Lucky for you, we’ve done most of the hard work! Check out our favorite burger blend recipe, inspired by burger greats like Pat LaFrieda.

DMK Burger Bar’s Cuban Burger Recipe

DMK Burger Bar in Chicago is known for their innovative sandwich ideas. To celebrate the start of summer, DMK’s The Cuban Burger is a juicy, meaty burger topped with ham, shredded roast pork, provolone, mustard, and dill pickles on thick cut Tuscan style bread. Needless to say, it’s a serious, meat-lover’s dream come true! Did […]

How to Cook Octopus: Local 92’s Spanish Octopus With Spaghetti Squash and Leek Emulsion

Octopus as a dish, may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of summer inspiration. Typically found on high end restaurant menus, it can be a bit daunting to prepare-either because of those squiggly tentacles, or perhaps that beak, reminding you of those childhood nightmares from watching Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the […]

Summer Wine Pairing: Grillo with Zesty Fettuccine with Asparagus and Burrata

Burrata cheese and pasta: a delicious combination, especially when paired with the crisp, bright flavors of a summery white wine. Burrata cheese is, in layman’s terms, a soft, mozzarella cheese exterior, filled with pure cream like a little pouch, waiting to be opened. Much softer than you might usually choose to serve with pasta, it […]

Homemade Hummus Pizza with Arugula and Wild Mushrooms

This diet friendly, homemade hummus pizza recipe is great for a little cheat without the worry of rushing out to the gym.

Grilled Garlic and Summer Squash Skewers with Chimichurri

Summer begs for grilling, and this grilled squash skewers recipe is perfect for taking advantage of the outdoors.

Summer Wine Pairing: Grillo with Farmers Market Pea Salad with Shaved Pecorino Romano

Below is a fresh pea salad, enhanced with cooling mint, spicy radish, and savory, creamy Pecorino Romano-a sure hit at your next summer soiree or outdoor barbecue and wine pairing.

The Perfect Diet Conscious Burger Recipe For Summer

What’s perfect for one person may not be for another, but trust me when I say you will think this veggie burger recipe is as near to perfect as one can get.

Ten Independence Day Cocktails For The 4th

Stay cool during summer cookouts with these refreshing Independence Day Cocktails to liven up your party and beat the heat.

Enjoy The July 4th With Some Red, White, & Blue Jello Shots

If you’re plan to sit by the pool, beach, or party at the park and a grill, your party plans are now complete with this July 4th Jello Shots.

How Not to Crash Your Holiday Diet: 5 Tips For a Safe and Healthy July 4th

Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, it’s the freedom provided by our forefathers that we celebrate July 4th with traditional BBQs and July picnics bonded with family and friends. A favorite holiday for Dr. Bob, The Drugless Doctor, he shares his top tips to stay healthy while preventing digestive distress from Independence Day traditions. Dr. Bob notes, […]

Summer Cocktail Recipe: Lavender Lemon Martini

Need a light and refreshing summer cocktail? Try this fragrant, tart cocktail from Waiting on Martha’s Mandy Kellogg Rye.

7 Summer Cocktail Recipes For Picnics, Barbecue, and Grilling

As the burgers are cooking, the pool splashing, and the sun shining, complete your weekend with a few delicious summer cocktail recipes

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