Today's Recipes to the Rescue Guilty Pleasure

by Roselyn Sebastian One of the best parts of imbibing during the summer is being able to do it alfresco. Chilling by the pool or heading to the beach call for refreshing summer drinks. But nobody wants to spend their time chained to the blender while everyone else is getting their tan on.  So cool off with these easy thirst quenchers. Elderflower Cosmopolitan Ingredients: 1/4 parts Red Stag by Jim Beam® Black Cherry 1/2 part Triple Sec 2 parts Pineapple Juice 1 part Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice 1/2 part Cruzan® Black Strap Rum Preparation: Build over ice in highball glass. Pour ingredients in order listed and stir until well chilled.... CONTINUE READING 6


Sugar, Spice & Oh-So-Nice: 5 Fun Flavored Popcorns

It's National Popcorn Poppin' Month and it couldn't have been a better time—October always make us want to snuggle up on the couch for a festive monster movie marathon, and no movie marathon is complete without an overflowing bowl of perfectly popped popcorn. But why settle for just butter when there are a whole wide array of fun, delicious toppings... CONTINUE READING 10

Buzzed Bites: Delicious Beer-Spiked Dishes

It's no secret that we here at Shecky's occasionally like our alcohol out of the glass and cooked straight into a delicious recipe, and with Oktoberfest celebrations popping up all over the country this week, we knew exactly what the scrumptious subject of our next spiked bites round-up just had to be: beer! Whether battered, baked, basted or broiled, food... CONTINUE READING 9

Your Favorite Kiddie Foods Are All Grown Up

Warning: this article will cause severe childhood nostalgia and your stomach to grumble loudly! Remember the good ol' days when all you had to do for dinner was slide into your seat at the kitchen table and dig into whatever Mom or Dad had whipped up that night? We wish it was still that easy. For those nights when all... CONTINUE READING 7

Go Bananas for These Sweet 'Nana Treats

Banana lovers, today's your lucky day—literally, because today is National Banana Lovers Day! If you're nuts for 'nanas, we've got five delicious dessert recipes that will easily satisfy your craving for the fab fruit, from frozen treats like banana ice cream sandwiches that are perfect for your end-of-summer celebrating to not-so-standard takes on your go-to banana bread to keep you... CONTINUE READING 17

9 Not-So-Basic Brown-Bag Lunch Ideas

Step away from the PB&J! If you've been lugging around the same ol' boring brown-bagged lunch since those grammar school days, then you're well overdue for a meal makeover! Get ready for bagged lunch to go grown-up gourmet—we're talking upscale sandwiches piled high with prosciutto, ethnic eats like stuffed, steamed dumplings, not-so-standard salads, delicious desserts to cap it all off... CONTINUE READING 9

10 Party-Ready Rum Treats For National Rum Day

It’s National Rum Day and you know exactly how we’re celebrating. No, not by stirring up yet another mojito (although that’s a pretty good way to get the party started too!) —we’re talking about baking! Rum tastes just as delicious baked into a warm treat as it does shaken up in a cold cocktail, so to celebrate the boozy holiday,... CONTINUE READING 23

5 Classic Julia Child Recipes To Celebrate Her 100 Years

Julia Child—a name known worldwide as kitchen royalty, bringing fabulous French cuisine to American viewers. "The French Chef" star would've turned the big 1-0-0 today, so what better time to recreate some of her classic, delicious dishes? Not only was Julia famous for her distinctive voice, tall stature and contagious giggle, but also for flipping a flapjack... CONTINUE READING 8

10 Ooey, Gooey Ways to Get Your S'mores On

Summer simply isn't complete with that campfire classic, the s'more. In the eternal words of The Sandlot's Ham "You're killing me Smalls" Porter, the sweet sandwich is as simple as it is scrumptious: "First you take the graham, you stick the chocolate on the graham. Then you roast the 'mallow. When the 'mallows flaming, you stick it on the... CONTINUE READING 15

Seasonal Punches & Sangrias to Stir Up Before Summer Ends

Before you start warming mulled wine and spiking apple cider for fall, soak up all the delicious flavors of summer with seasonal sangrias and pretty punches that are backyard barbecue-ready and will offer instant refreshment on those steamy August days. Whether you want a cool watermelon punch adorably served straight out of a real watermelon, or a pitcher of white... CONTINUE READING 12

From Sea to Table: 6 Sensational Summery Seafood Dishes

You've spent all summer long traipsing through the beach's surf and sun, but if you're like us and can't get enough of the ocean, why not bring some of its aquatic treasures to the table with fantastic fresh fish dishes this summer? Sure, there are tried and true favorites like mussels in red sauce, New England clam chowder, tuna casseroles... CONTINUE READING 13