Tuesday, June 30, 2015

the Best Meals Happen at Home


Be sure to check out http://www.bestmealsathome.com/default.aspx for more great Fourth of July

recipes and coupons for great savings at Publix!


  • 4 ears corn-on-the-cob, husked
  • 20 sprays I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!® Spray Original, divided

Directions


  1. Evenly spray corn with 10 sprays I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!® Spray Original. Grill, turning frequently, 8 minutes or until corn is tender. Spray with remaining 10 sprays.
TIP: To make CAESAR-STYLE GRILLED CORN, roll grilled and sprayed corn in 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese combined with 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder. Serve with lemon wedges.
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Grilled Chicken Fajita Skewers

 
You can get this recipe and more at  http://www.redgoldtomatoes.com/recipes  Picture credit: RedGoldtomatoes.

1/2 cup fresh cilantro, leaves, finely chopped
1/3 cup lime juice, about 6 limes
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon brown sugar 
2 teaspoons salt 
1/8 teaspoon black pepper 
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin 
2 pounds chicken thighs, (or chicken breast) cut into 1 1/2" chunks
2 (14.5 ounce) cans Red Gold® Whole Peeled Tomatoes, drained
1 large red bell pepper, seeded and cut into 1 1/2" pieces
1 large green bell pepper, seeded and cut into 1 1/2" pieces
1 large sweet onion, peeled and cut into 1 1/2" cubes
wooden skewers, that have been soaked in water for 30 minutes or longer


DireDirections

  • To make the marinade whisk together cilantro, lime juice, olive oil, garlic, brown sugar, salt, black pepper, and cumin in small bowl until well combined.
  • Place chicken cubes in large resealable plastic bag and pour in marinade. Remove as much air as possible and seal. Place in fridge for 1-5 hours.
  • Thread skewers by alternating with chicken, tomato, peppers and onion until all ingredients are used.
  • Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Place skewers over direct heat and grill 3-4 minutes per side until chicken is cooked through and veggies have a nice char. Remove from heat and let rest 5 minutes before serving.
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Pack up the Family and Pooch for a Road trip!

Pack up the pooch and check out the
50 best doggy destinations.
 Please check out Milkbone.com to learn about earning biscuits!
Grab your pup, hit the road, and have an all-American summer adventure by checking out these dog-friendly spots.  You can plan your get-away to these pup-approved parks and landmarks using the "Milk-Bone® Biscuit Scores" below.  It cross references online review sites with data on dog-friendly restaurants and hotels to give you the ultimate doggy destinations. And don't forget to bring snacks and tasty treats for the both of you!
#1: The Original Dog Beach (San Diego, California) (50 Milk-Bone biscuits))
#2: SF Golden Gate Park (San Francisco, California) (49)
#3: Fort Tryon Park (New York City, New York) (48.5)
#4: Runyon Canyon (Los Angeles, California) (47)
#5: Acadia National Park (Mt. Desert Island, Maine) (46)
#6: Pike Place Market (Seattle, Washington) (45)
#7: Carmel (Carmel-by-the-Sea, California) (44.5)
#8: The Biltmore Estate (Asheville, North Carolina) (44)
#9: Central Park (New York City, New York) (43)
#10: Cherry Creek Farmer's Market (Denver, Colorado) (43)
#11: Houston Arboretum & Nature Center (Houston, Texas) (40)
#12: The Trail System at the US National Whitewater Center (Charlotte, North Carolina) (39)
#13: Mammoth Mountain (Mammoth Lakes, California) (38)
#14: Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (Atlanta, Georgia) (37)
#15: Gettysburg National Military Park (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania) (37)
#16: Yosemite (California) (35)
#17: Colonial Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Virginia) (34)
#18: Nashville (Tennessee) (33)
#19: Key West Aquarium (Key West, Florida) (33)
#20: The Cascades at Lake Mohegan (Fairfield, Connecticut) 32
#21: Broad Ripple (Indianapolis, Indiana) (31)
#22: Mercury Canine Cruise (Chicago, Illinois) (30)
#23: National Mall (Washington, D.C.) (29)
#24: Arlington National Cemetery (Washington, D.C.) (28)
#25: Cuyahoga Valley National Park (Ohio) (27)
#26: Point Reyes National Seashore (Point Reyes Station, California) (26)
#27: Olympic National Park (Port Angeles, Washington) (25)
#28: Shenandoah National Park (Virginia) (24)
#29: Bow Wow Beach (Stow, Ohio) (23)
#30: Royal Gorge Bridge (CaƱon City, Colorado) (23)
#31: Fantastic Caverns (Springfield, Missouri) (23)
#32: Mount Vernon (Mount Vernon, Virginia) (23)
#33: Old Charleston Ghost Tour (Charleston, South Carolina) (22)
#34: Crazy Horse Memorial (Crazy Horse, South Dakota) (22)
#35: Joshua Tree (Joshua Tree National Park, California) (22)
#36: Hot Springs National Park & Riverboat Tour (Hot Springs, Arkansas) (22)
#37: Mount Hollywood Trail (Los Angeles, California) (21)
#38: White Sands National Monument (Alamogordo, New Mexico) (21)
#39: Washington Crossing Historic Park (Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania) (21)
#40: Dog Beach at Key Biscayne (Key Biscayne, Florida) (20)
#41: Tombstone (Tombstone, Arizona) (20)
#42: Southwest City Dog Park (St. Louis, Missouri) (20)
#43: Good Hart (Good Hart, Michigan) (20)
#44: Dinosaur National Monument (Maybell, Utah) (20)
#45: Mammoth Cave National Park (Mammoth Cave, Kentucky) (20)
#46: Dallas Heritage Village (Dallas - Ft. Worth, Texas) (20)
#47: Minute Man National Historic Park (Concord, Massachusetts) (20)
#48: Veterans Park Lagoon (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) (20)
#49: Paw Playground & Beach De Soto (St Petersburg, Florida) (20)
#50: Penn Valley Dog Park (WWI Memorial) (Kansas City, Missouri) (20)
Note: Locations could score up to 50 biscuit points; final scores ranged from 20 to 50 biscuits.
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Lowe's Free Event 07/11 @10am Build a Black Widow Sky Cycle!

Let's make sure your child is registered so they can build a Black Widow Sky Cycle inspired by Marvel’s Avengers! 

This event will take place on Saturday, July 11th at 10 AM. Don’t miss out on the FREE fun!  Click here for more information and to register for this FREE event. Materials will be available while supplies last.
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