Mint-Infused Fresh Lemonade

Nothing is more refreshing than freshly squeezed lemonade on a hot summer day…that is, unless you infuse that cold glass of lemonade with mint. This is our family’s favorite summer beverage! It’s simple & guaranteed to have people going back for seconds. This recipe is enough to make six quarts, which is enough for about 2 pitchers of lemonade. Ingredients 4 cups simple syrup (3 … Continue reading Mint-Infused Fresh Lemonade

Apple Pie Topped Cinnamon Rolls with Cinnamon-Cream Cheese Icing

This weekend, my wife (the queen of pies) had a special request: combine apple pie with a cinnamon roll. The result, which uses my mom’s cinnamon roll recipe as a base, was decadent. It’s a bit of work, but totally worth it. A great baking project for a rainy day at home. Continue reading Apple Pie Topped Cinnamon Rolls with Cinnamon-Cream Cheese Icing

Citrus Apricot Chicken Wings

“Chicken Wings and Pizza Night” became a weekly family tradition while I was working on my MBA a few years back. I was working full time and going to school on the weekend, so we needed some quality family time. It was fun to look forward to…but wasn’t great for anyone’s waistline so it was eventually relegated to a “special occassion” dinner rather than a … Continue reading Citrus Apricot Chicken Wings