6 Memorial Day Desserts to Drool Over!

Frozen Fruit Salad Pops 1

Ever since I was a kid nothing made me happier than the beginning of summer.  In those days, kids stayed home and played outdoors.  The neighborhood kids would get together and play hide ‘n seek, run through the sprinkler or go Slip ‘n Slide, ride bikes together and even ride on the side walk to the park – alone, which might be 4-5 blocks away.  

How To Secure Your Cutting Board

How To Secure Your Cutting Board

Have you ever set your cutting board down on the counter and started slicing meat, or chopping and dicing vegetables, only to have your cutting board slip? 

Spinach Salad wStrawberry Poppy Seed Dressing

Spinach Salad with Strawberry Poppy Seed Dressing/Lettuce Wraps

I love salads this time of the year and a favorite of mine is at Companion Bakery here in St. Louis.  It’s their Picnic Salad, a spinach salad with a strawberry poppy...

Mum Cupcake Bouquet

Mum Cupcakes for Mother’s Day

Of all the desserts and homemade crafts I’ve ever created for Mother’s Day this is by far my favorite.  I posted these last year but for those of you who may have missed...

avocado & artichoke hummus

Avocado & Artichoke Hummus

I felt like it was the holidays when the UPS man rang the door bell and handed me a big box.  I couldn’t imagine what was inside.  I hurried back to the...

Grilled Beef Fajitas

Grilled Beef Fajitas

I love this time of year when I can grill outdoors leaving the cleanup to a burning fire with virtually no mess inside – making entertaining easy! 

Salmon Stir-Fry with Zucchini Pasta

Salmon Stir-Fry with Zucchini Pasta

Nothing says springtime to me more than salmon with fresh vegetables.  It’s been a favorite of mine for as long as I can remember.  While I enjoy grilling my salmon and veggies...

smoking beverage

Dinner @ Minibar in D.C.

If you’re a frequent reader of At Home with Vicki Bensinger then you’re aware that the last week of March I attended the IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals) conference in Washington...