Category Archives: Backyard Fun

Video Tutorial for the Perfect Hatch Marks on Grilled Food

Have you ever tried to get your home-grilled food to look like how it is served in a restaurant? Watch this brief video from bon appetit to learn how to achieve the perfect hatch marks on your food. Advertisements

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Kid-friendly Pool Game Called Beach Ball Bumper Pool

The concept is easy — Each player is given a beach ball to balance on by keeping their arms locked and hugging the ball. On go, the players swim around in this position trying to knock off other players or … Continue reading

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Zesty Potato Salad Recipe Perfect for the Pool

Try out this “Super Zesty Potato Salad” recipe from Anne Burrell in Food Network Magazine to give your next meal by the pool a little kick. INGREDIENTS For the mayonnaise: 2 large egg yolks 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1 … Continue reading

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Labor Day Pool Party Tips

It’s Labor Day Weekend and time to bid goodbye to summer. Do it in style with one last pool party. Need an idea or two regarding what to do? Rachael Ray (www.rachaelraymag.com) suggests the following tips to make your party … Continue reading

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“Taste of Home’s” – Grilled Banana Boats

Make a banana even sweeter with this recipe from A Taste of Home: Grilled Banana Boats INGREDIENTS 4 medium unpeeled ripe bananas 4 tsp mini chocolate chips 4 tbsp mini marshmallows DIRECTIONS Cut banana peel lengthwise about ½ inches deep, … Continue reading

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Ideas for the Perfect Family Staycation

  If you didn’t get the chance to travel this summer because it’s not in the budget, don’t fret. There’s a new trend for budget-conscious families called a “staycation,” defined by Merriam-Webster as a vacation spent at home or nearby. … Continue reading

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Weber’s Grilled Pizza Bread Recipe

The master’s at Weber (think some of the best char-grilled food you may know) have a great grilled pizza bread recipe that will be the perfect treat for a little afternoon fun with family and friends. Serve as an appetizer … Continue reading

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