Don’t fill up on cheeseburgers and hot dogs, because this summer is all about the sides! From a vegetable-loaded pasta salad to grilled potatoes and buttered corn on the cob, these fun dishes can be made ahead, prepared on the grill or even assembled in minutes.
Prosciutto-wrapped melon is a classic Italian appetizer. When these simple flavors are tossed with pasta and spinach they make a delicious, quick and portable lunch or side dish. Double the recipe for a tasty party appetizer that will feed a crowd.
This grab-and-go recipe from Pasta Fits is a perfect fit for your cup holder — and appetite! Stash a fork in your cooler or carry-on — and you’re ready to roll!
Start with your dressing at the bottom of the jar. Add hard veggies first, like celery, peppers. Next add protein and any cheese you like. Softer veggies like tomatoes go next. End with your lettuce or in this case zucchini noodles.
If it fits, it can work as a snack, meal or energy boost wherever you are. Summertime in South Texas is for the taking with the ‘no rules’ nature of Mason jars. Nowadays chefs across the board are pushing to challenge what should or should not be eaten out of them. As it turns out, very little is off limits!
Expect to be ‘wowed’ by the wildflowers this spring. We’re talking a plethora of phenomenal colors, shapes, sizes and textures! Here are a few ideas for easy outdoor grubbin’, while you relish the best that Spring 2015 has to offer in the serene Texas Hill Country…