August 17, 2017

Shrimp and Grits

The classic Cajun comfort food, Shrimp and Grits, makes a flavorful meal that can serve the family, as well as party guests! Wild caught Gulf shrimp serve as the star of this South Louisiana recipe and cook with andouille sausage to spicy-sweet perfection. Serve atop creamy corn grits for the full comfort food effect. Perfect for tailgate or homegate parties, Mardi Gras celebrations and more, Shrimp and Grits is a delicious, comforting entree!

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August 15, 2017

Classic Salmon Burgers

Fire up the grill and serve Classic Salmon Burgers tonight! These simple salmon burgers highlight the freshness and flavor of Alaskan sockeye salmon. | Salmon Burger | Salmon Recipe | Fish Burger | Homemade Burgers | Unique Burger | Simple Burger
Fire up the grill and serve Classic Salmon Burgers to the whole family! These simple salmon burgers highlight the freshness and flavor of Alaskan sockeye salmon. Combine bite-sized salmon pieces with an egg, panko breadcrumbs, soy sauce, lemon zest and seasonings to create the patties, then cook on a grill pan (or outside on the grill) for the ultimate fish burger! Serve with fresh avocado slices and lettuce, then enjoy immediately. SO tasty!

August 11, 2017

Peach Julep Popsicles

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Step up your adult popsicle game this summer by making Peach Julep Popsicles! These bourbon-y, peachy, minty and oh-so-refreshing pops are what you'll want to enjoy on a hot summer day! Homemade mint simple syrup serves as the base, and that's blended with fresh (or frozen) peaches and bourbon. Freeze until solid, put in the popsicle sticks, then enjoy! If you're a fan of traditional juleps and enjoy a stiff drink, these popsicles are for you!

August 9, 2017

Smores Martinis

Sip a favorite campfire treat at happy hour! Smores Martinis are a fun twist on a favorite summertime dessert! | Creative Cocktail | Smores Recipe | Smores Drink | Easy Cocktail | Marshmallow Vodka | Chocolate Martini | Marshmallow Martini |
Sip a favorite campfire treat at happy hour! Smores Martinis are a fun twist on the favorite summertime dessert, complete with marshmallow-infused vodka! Place mini marshmallows in a jar, then pour in vodka and infuse for 1-2 days. Whisk cocoa powder and sugar into milk, then shake with the marshmallow vodka and white crème de cocoa. Pour the drink into a martini glass rimmed with graham cracker crumbs. Top with a toasted marshmallow, and enjoy!

August 7, 2017

The Potluck: July 2017

Continuing the monthly tradition, The Speckled Palate's The Potluck: July 2017 includes two different books (one for a mama and one for a toddler!), clothing, the return of a favorite television show, makeup and more! Swing by the blog today to get a full list of the things I adored during the month of July.
Continuing the monthly tradition, The Speckled Palate's The Potluck: July 2017 includes two different books (one for a mama and one for a toddler!), clothing, the return of a favorite television show, makeup and more! Swing by the blog today to get a full list of the things I adored during the month of July.

August 4, 2017

BLT Bruschetta

Stumped over what to make for the party? This BLT Bruschetta is a crowd favorite! | Easy Appetizer | Tailgate Food | Baby Shower Recipe | Bridal Shower Food | Handheld Food | Bruschetta Recipe
Make BLT Bruschetta for an appetizer for your party! This fun twist on traditional bruschetta features all of the goodness of bacon-lettuce-tomato sandwich and a finger-licking good garlicky sauce. First, the bacon cook in the oven with the garlic. Whip up the garlicky sauce, then layer the ingredients onto toasted bread. Perfect for baby and bridal showers, tailgating and a regular 'ol meal, this versatile BLT Bruschetta is great for a crowd!