It’s time to grill seafood with easy shrimp foil packets on the grill! Combine potatoes, corn, sausage and shrimp scampi from our sponsor, SeaPak, to create a delicious meal in under 30 minutes. Cooking and eating outside is one of the best parts about summer especially now that[…]

Slow cook spare ribs in a wet rub of liquid smoke and brown sugar and Coke. Finish on the grill with your favorite barbecue sauce for an easy grill recipe.

Slow cooker spare ribs are the perfect way to cook up pork ribs.  Cook the ribs in the slow cooker,  then simply grill or broil with barbecue sauce for 15 minutes and the ribs are ready to serve! I grew up eating my dad’s absolutely amazing ribs. It was[…]

Slow cooker barbecue chicken reminds me of a lazy Sunday supper on a hot summer day.  Chicken pieces are browned and then cooked in the slow cooker.  Cover with a thick and rich homemade barbecue sauce to top it all off.  The best part is that slow cooker[…]

Don’t be boring at your next summer BBQ. When you cook up some hot dogs, give them a little something special. No, I don’t mean ketchup and mustard! It’s time to step outside your hot dog comfort zone and make something memorable.   Here are 15 Surprising Hot[…]

Put an international twist on s’mores this summer with Belgian S’mores!  Pair Belgian Speculoos cookies with Belgian chocolate and a toasted marshmallow for a s’more you’ll never forget. Welcome to the Multicultural Kids Blogs “World Cup for Kids!”  Growing Up Gabel is the official home of Belgium for[…]


S’mores are a favorite summer treat especially with kids.  I get a little tired of the standard marshmallow, chocolate and graham cracker combination.  So I decided to create three different “grown up” s’mores recipe – Chocolate Covered Strawberry S’mores, Lemon Meringue Pie S’mores, and Cinnamon Roll S’mores. We[…]

Chicken Gyros

Chicken Gyros with a homemade tzatiki cucumber sauce is hands down our favorite family meal.  The best part is that it comes together in about 30 minutes.  Pieces of chicken are marinated in a lemon juice and olive oil marinade before being grilled.  Wrap the chicken gyros in[…]

Homemade barbecue sauce

I made homemade barbecue sauce one day out of necessity because I needed barbecue sauce and didn’t have any.  A quick mix of basic pantry ingredients that simmer for a few minutes and I had homemade barbecue sauce. We are huge fans of Sweet Baby Ray’s barbecue sauce.[…]

chicken wings

Grilled Thai curry chicken wings are ready in just 20 minutes thanks to Tyson’s Grillin’ Wings and an easy homemade curry wing sauce for an easy party food! I love chicken wings. In fact my entire extended family loves wings so much that we eat mounds of wings[…]

Margherita pizza

Margherita Pizza is the combination of tomatoes, basil and mozzarella cheese.  These three simple ingredients topped on a homemade pizza dough make up one of my all time favorite pizzas! This week’s Sunday Supper is all about the Farmers’ Market!  We are lucky enough to have an almost[…]