Spinach Blue Cheese and Chickpea Pasta Salad Stuffed Tomatoes

Spinach Blue Cheese and Chickpea Pasta Salad Stuffed Tomatoes | The Suburban Soapbox  #RonzoniSummer #pmedia #ad

Disclaimer: This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Ronzoni, all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #RonzoniSummer  http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV   Light and healthy, Spinach Blue Cheese and Chickpea Pasta Salad Stuffed Tomatoes are stunning and delectable.  A great dish to serve when hosting a lunch or playdate, kids will love it too! I've been eating all the things lately.  You know...ALL the things.  Pizza, hot dogs … [Read more...]

S’mores Cannoli

Smore Cannoli

These are not your mama's cannoli! S'mores Cannoli are like no other, with an ethereally light marshmallow cream filling and added crunch with a quick dip in some crushed graham crackers...you'll never want to stand over a raging fire to toast marshmallows again. Here we are again with the cannoli.  I know, I'm obsessed but there are just so many things you can do with those shells.  And I intend to reinvent the cannoli over and over again until some Italian mom comes and whacks me over … [Read more...]

New York Style Hot Dog Onions and How to Create a Hot Dog Bar

New York Style Hot Dog Onions | The Suburban Soapbox #hotdogbar #greatergrilling #hebrewnational

Disclaimer: The post sponsored by Hebrew National.  All opinions are my own.   New York Style Hot Dog Onions are a sweet and tangy blend of sautéed onions with a bit of spice that take your dog from awesome to epically amazing.  Simple to make, these are a necessity at any cookout or hot dog bar. Summer is OFFICIALLY HERE!  I know I keep saying it, but it was a long winter, and when you work from home…the days are looooong.  Which makes the winter even loooooonger.  I … [Read more...]

Grilled S’mores Pizza

Grilled S'mores Pizza

Ooey, gooey, s'mores toppings on a crispy, charred crust.  Grilled S'mores Pizza is a classic summer recipe reinvented.  Kids and adults will love biting into the crispy crust with melted chocolate and marshmallows. Day 3 of summer and so far, so good. :-)  We had an insanely hot day yesterday hitting the triple digits for the first time this year and then it ended with a showstopper of a thunderstorm.  Tornado warnings and high winds with a spectacular light show brought with it some … [Read more...]

Tomato Upside Down Cornbread

Tomato Upside Down Cornbread

Crispy, butter, soft, tangy...this Tomato Upside Down Cornbread has it all.  A dramatic presentation of the humble cornbread, this recipe will elevate any barbecue or cookout to a fine dining level.  It's also incredibly effortless to make, as well. So....I will refrain from announcing, once again, that summer has arrived.  I'll let the produce speak for itself.  I told a story long ago when I first started this blog about how I hate winter produce, peaches and tomatoes in particular. … [Read more...]

Barbecue Chicken Sliders with Broccoli Blue Cheese Slaw and Kettle Chips

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Tangy, sweet Barbecue Chicken Sliders are topped with a light and creamy slaw made with broccoli stems and blue cheese.  Served with a side of homemade kettle chips, this simple recipe can easily feed a crowd without emptying your wallet. Guess what?  Summer is OFFICIALLY here on Sunday at 12:38 PM EST.  Really.  I know...it's so exciting even though we've been celebrating "summer" for the past few weeks with things like Lobster Pasta Salad and Fajita Turkey Burgers with Chipotle Ketchup. … [Read more...]

Ricotta Ice Cream Filled Cannoli

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Creamy, sweet Ricotta Ice Cream Filled Cannoli taste just like regular cannoli but are a chilly treat that's a spectacular summertime dessert.  A surprisingly easy ice cream snack that's great for entertaining. Raise your hand if you like ice cream?  Well, I can't see you but I know your hand is waving frantically in the air...and if it's not, well....I just don't know about you. :-)  I kid...a bit, I just don't know anyone that doesn't like ice cream unless their lactose intolerant but … [Read more...]

Grilled Artichokes with Garlic Asiago Dipping Sauce

Grilled Artichokes

Simple grilled artichokes are surprisingly decadent when served with a savory Garlic Asiago Dipping Sauce.  Easy to make and healthy, this summer side dish can be served right off the grill or at room temperature making it a great make ahead dish for parties. So, summer is off to a roaring start.  I hope you're all enjoying it so far!  I just returned from a week at the beach while my house was being painted and boy, was that relaxing.  A little chilly at the beginning of the week but … [Read more...]

Lobster Pasta Salad with Lemon Tarragon Dressing

Lobster Pasta Salad

Sweet lobster and charred corn are the stars of the show in this easy to make Lobster Pasta Salad.  Tossed with a light and bright lemon tarragon dressing, it's the perfect light lunch or stellar side dish for your summer gatherings. Is it summer where you are yet?  I know summer doesn't officially start until the 21st but really...we all know it starts when the kids are done school.  When the yellow busses no longer slow down morning commutes, when gaggles of children are no longer … [Read more...]

Red White and Blue Berry Tiramisu

Berry Tiramisu

Light and creamy tiramisu is given a summer twist!  Strawberries and blueberries replace the traditional flavors making it the perfect dessert for warm weather festivities.  (And there's no baking involved!) Happy Monday! I hope you all had a great weekend and are able to enjoy the warmer days.  I took a quick drive to the Jersey shore yesterday where I'll stay until Friday while my house is being painted...yet again.  Apparently, my husband and I are terrible at picking paint … [Read more...]