Flavors 2017-05-09T23:13:42+00:00


1611, 2016

Creamy Clam Chowder

By | November 16th, 2016|Categories: Flavor|Tags: , |0 Comments

6-8 servings If I were still the same person as I was two years ago, than you’d never catch me making clam chowder. Let alone, eating it as a meal. I really only started making clam chowder for my SO, but now I’ve come to enjoy it myself as well. This creamy clam chowder is perfect for warming up your cold bones over the winter months; and is hearty [...]

1611, 2016

Roasted Butternut Squash

By | November 16th, 2016|Categories: Flavor|Tags: , , |0 Comments

8-10 servings Now is the perfect time of year to use butternut squash in anything you possibly can! Enjoy it as the star of this wholesome, roasted butternut squash soup. Ingredients 4-5 pounds of butternut squash (about 2 whole) 1 medium or 2 small apples 1 small onion 6 cloves of garlic, minced 6 tablespoons butter, divided into two 3 cups of chicken, or vegetable, broth 3 cups of [...]

810, 2016

Cinnamon Apple Pancakes

By | October 8th, 2016|Categories: Flavor|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Yield: 10 pancakes These cinnamon apple pancakes are so moist and delicious, you won’t even need to smother them in butter or maple syrup… But it couldn’t hurt to add a little! Ingredients 1 medium-sized apple 1 1/4 cup flour 1 egg 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons baking powder 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon Directions: Peel, core and dice apple into small pieces. Mix all ingredients in [...]

2809, 2016

Ultimate Apple Crisp

By | September 28th, 2016|Categories: Flavor|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Yield: 12 servings My favorite part of any apple crisp, is always the crispy, crumbly topping. So, I figured, why not sandwich the apple filling between two layers of crumbs? If you’ve got an excess of apples hanging around, say, from a recent apple-picking adventure, it’s a great way to use up some of your apples! Apple Filling 8-10 medium sized apples 3/4 cup white sugar 2 tablespoons melted butter [...]

1908, 2016

Easy Homemade Lemonade

By | August 19th, 2016|Categories: Flavor|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Lemonade is a staple beverage for any summer. Enjoy this easy homemade lemonade that refreshes with every sip! Ingredients 1 cup fresh lemon juice (about 4-5 lemons) 7 cups water (6 cups + additional 1 cup) 3/4 cup sugar Directions: Before you squeeze the lemons, you’ll want to crate the simple syrup that will sweeten the lemonade! Combine one cup of water with 3/4 cup sugar in a small saucepan [...]

208, 2016

Toasted Walnut Biscotti

By | August 2nd, 2016|Categories: Flavor|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Yield: 2 dozen Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups walnuts, chopped 2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 4 TBS butter, softened 2 large eggs 2 teaspoons amaretto liqueur OR vanilla extract Directions: Preheat oven to 350° F. To toast the walnuts, you can either spread them on a cookie sheet and place in the oven for about ten minutes. You can also place the walnuts in [...]

2707, 2016

Summer Sun Tea

By | July 27th, 2016|Categories: Flavor|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The inspiration for this classic summer beverage comes from a childhood memory of my mom setting a batch of sun tea out to brew on the back patio. Now, considering we’ve been experiencing drought-like conditions here in the Northeast US, I think it’s the perfect time to prep a batch of homemade tea to enjoy later in the day! Summer Sun Tea Yield: 1 Gallon or 16 – 8 oz [...]

1507, 2016

Grilled Corn Salad

By | July 15th, 2016|Categories: Flavor|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Looking or an easy AND healthy side dish to serve at your next backyard barbecue? Look no further than this quick and refreshing grilled corn salad. It makes the perfect pair to your favorite grilled foods, or enjoy it on its own! Grilled Corn Salad Yield: 8 servings Ingredients: 4-5 ears of corn, grilled & removed from cob 1/2 red pepper diced small 1/2 yellow pepper diced small 1/2 cup [...]

1407, 2016

Strawberry Blackberry Shortcakes

By | July 14th, 2016|Categories: Flavor|Tags: , , |0 Comments

When I think of summer, I think of days at the beach, throwing some steaks on the grill while the kids play outside, and fresh berries! This recipe is the epitome of summer in a dessert! Fresh berries, whipped cream, and homemade shortcakes. It seriously can't get any better than this. Besides being super easy to make, either by yourself or with the kids, it's also versatile to accommodate any [...]

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Julian Ivey-Caldwell founded GetConnectDAD with one simple goal: Connect more families to their kids. Julian works a day job and spends his evenings (after the family retires) continuing to grow ... Read Full Profile

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