Category Archives: Cookout

Kix Toffee

This is a super sugary delight that somehow didn’t make all the (real) adults I shared it with groan about sweetness. Several of them actually came back for seconds, and thirds! It’s definitely kind of addictive! Sweet and crunchy and … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Bun Rice Krispy Treats

These were very popular at the beach this past weekend, and would no doubt also disappear to a happy crowd at a cookout or party! They are shaped/rolled line cinnamon buns to go with the flavor, but if you’re in … Continue reading

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Frisch’s Type Strawberry Pie

A recipe submitted by Sally Loomis (who went on to donate the property I work on to the park district I work for) to a local church cookbook, I’m not positive who the Frisch in the name is – does … Continue reading

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Strawberry Cheesecake Bars

A rich, tasty dessert I made first a few weeks ago, but knew I could improve, so here we are with round two, a solid improvement with just a few tweaks! This would be a great dessert to bring to … Continue reading

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Popcorn Cake

A really easy but surprisingly addictive snack that I served at my going away shindig! Ingredients: 2 bags microwave popcorn, butter flavor 2 cups M&Ms 1 1/2 cups pretzels, roughly broken up into medium sized chunks (I used Glutino gluten-free … Continue reading

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Whole Grain Mustard Potato Salad

Last week I was looking at a chicken recipe (I’ll post that at some point next week) and trying to figure out what to cook with it. My friend Alex suggested potato salad with coarse ground mustard, which sounded good. … Continue reading

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Slathered Turkey Burgers

A few weeks ago I was at the butcher’s with my mom, wandering the isles, and saw this Slatherin’ Sauce. I liked the name, and ‘sticky, sweet, and spicy’ sounded good, so we ended up with a bottle. There’s pineapple … Continue reading

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