Summer is here and it's time to light up the barbie. Try these easy sides to spice up any outing.
Check out which cities put on the best July 4th fireworks shows and what foods to try while watching.
Number 1: Macy's 4th of July Fireworks display. The country's largest pyrotechnic show kicks off at 9:20 p.m. ET from 4 barges lining the Hudson River. These barges stretch for 1.5 miles between 24th and 50th streets. Featuring more than 40,000 fireworks and it's all accompanied by the New York Pops Orchestra and Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Whether watching in person or on the live broadcast you will want to get the full impact by enjoying this amazing crepe stuffed New York cheesecake. Here's the recipe
Sweeter than fireworks. These desserts will make your 4th of July party the place to be. If you want to impress your guests, try one of these.
A beautiful patriotic berry trifle layered with vanilla mini cupcakes, coconut creme whip, and summer berries. Healthy, delicious, and easy to make! Read more here
If you're not very familiar with Twitter, here's the basic concept. Just like any other social media site, you create and account and then can connect with people. Some people have a lot of followers and others don't. A Twitter user has 140 characters or less to say what they want to say. So, the communication is concise.
The game is simple. Once you find your first word, scroll down to see what type of foodie you are.
If you saw this on Facebook, just scroll down and find your result. Don't forget to share with your friends.
You can make fruit smoothies any time of the year, but there's something so satisfying about having them when it's warm outside.
We've compiled a list of smoothies that are easy to make (you probably have the ingredients already) and taste delicious. Let's get our smoothie game on!
From the chef: "This recipe reminds me of a sunny morning, it will certainly brighten your day!"
1 cup orange juice
3/4 cup vanilla yogurt
1 1/2 cups frozen peaches
6 baby carrots (sliced in half)
Banana Berry Smoothie
From the chef: "There is nothing better on a hot summer day than a fresh fruit smoothie. We like banana and berry, but you can exchange any favorite fruit."
12 ounces plain yogurt (2, 6 oz cherry vanilla)
1/2 cup blueberries
3/4 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon honey
15 ice cubes (15-20)
It's that time of year.
That time when it's still spring but you really want it to be summer already. That time of year where the weather is really trying to be summer—only to come back and remind you (with a rain or snow storm) that it's still very much spring.
And while you've got nothing against spring, you're really just ready for summer to be here...and stick around for a while.
Today, we've got a few summer-ish recipes to help usher in the warm and sunny weather. Even if it's not quite warm enough to eat outside yet, you can still enjoy these delicious recipes that will make you feel like the best days of the year are ahead of you.
1. Mango Summer Salad
From the chef:
"Celebrate summer with this fresh Summer Salad and Snapple Straight Up Tea!"
2. Summer Spaghetti Salad
From the chef:
"This salad is a great way to change things up from the standard salads at any BBQ. It's also a great way to use up some of those extra garden veggies!"
3. Summer Berry Drizzle Cake
From the chef:
"Soft pound cake packed with fresh fruit and topped with a sweet berry drizzle."