Easy Pea and Cheese Salad

Look no further! This Easy Pea and Cheese Salad is just what your Memorial Day Picnic Menu needs to be complete!

Easy Pea and Cheese Salad

Pea Salad – kind of a funny name, right? I don’t think anything of it since I have been eating pea salad forever; it’s one of my dad’s favorites. But Kevin and the kids and looked at me like an alien when I told them what was for dinner. After checking that I hadn’t grown another head, I reassured them to try it before they knocked it. And like the good family they are, they loved it. Well, Kevin and Charlie loved it; Greta ate it. (Progress people, I’ll take it however I can get it.) But the weird thing was, Greta picked out peas to eat and left the cheese. Not sure how any child of mine would do something like that….

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Tequila Mojito (1 of 2)

Tequila Mojito

Why decide between a mojito and a margarita when you can have both? Two of my favorite drinks are mixed together in this Tequila Mojito. This cocktail is the perfect trifecta for me:  Margaritas, Mojitos and JT (that’s Justin Timberlake to you). I love everything about JT, but fell in love a little more when…

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Pulled Pork Taco Boats with Pineapple Salsa (1 of 2)

Pulled Pork Taco Boats with Pineapple Salsa

Tacos make a regular appearance on our dinner table. Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in style with these Pulled Pork Taco Boats with Pineapple Salsa. Do you have that one meal that you know will always be met with a smile? For us, that meal is tacos. It doesn’t matter how often I make them, they…

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Corn and Bacon Guacamole (1 of 2)

Corn and Bacon Guacamole

We have a week filled with Cinco de Mayo recipes and are kicking it off with a fresh take on guacamole that will quickly go on your must-make list: Corn and Bacon Guacamole. Yup, you read that right, there is bacon in this guac. Not sure what took me so long to put it there,…

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Minnesota Blueberry and Wild Rice Pancakes 1

Minnesota Blueberry and Wild Rice Pancakes

Put a fresh twist on your spring brunch menu with these Minnesota Blueberry and Wild Rice Pancakes! Food memories are some of my favorite experiences of travel. How can you not go to Boston and seek out clam chowder? Or swing through the South without stopping for barbecue or fried chicken? Food defines a sense…

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Roasted Asparagus with Lemon Vinaigrette - Pinterest

Roasted Asparagus with Lemon Vinaigrette

Roll out the welcome mat for spring with this Roasted Asparagus with Lemon Vinaigrette! I think I bought asparagus three times last week. That’s kind of obscene, don’t you think? I couldn’t help myself; the display was just too irresistible. All of these bright green, thin soldiers lined up in a water bath complete with…

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Grand Orange Mimosa

Just say no to plain boring mimosas! We made this Grand Orange Mimosa with freshly squeezed orange juice and Grand Marnier to transform an ordinary mimosa into an outstanding one. A traditional mimosa can be kind of boring. They are good and all, (I mean, we’re talking bubbles so you really can’t go wrong) but why settle…

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Sugar Snap Pea Crostini with Goat Cheese and Arugula (1 of 2)

Sugar Snap Pea Crostini with Goat Cheese and Arugula

Showcase some of spring’s best colors and flavors with these Sugar Snap Pea Crostini with Goat Cheese and Arugula! Spring is definitely my favorite season. There is just something so refreshing and invigorating about watching everything come to life again. Bridget was born in early May, and I will always remember how vividly green the…

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Sweet Potato Pie Oatmeal (1 of 4)

Sweet Potato Pie Oatmeal

Dress up your breakfast routine with this Sweet Potato Pie Oatmeal. All of our loyal Garnish with Lemon readers know that getting Grady to eat AND enjoy vegetables is a never ending battle for me. But when Grady was little (I’m talking baby-little), there WERE a few vegetables that he totally binged on: carrots, squash…

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