Recipes

Grilled Asparagus

grilled-asparagus

One of my favorite times of year is here. It’s asparagus season! Oddly enough while growing up I thought these tall thin green stalks were not appealing in the least. As I’ve aged though I’ve come to appreciate healthy foods…

Homemade Butter

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What do you get when you combine whipping cream, a mixer, and 10 minutes? Homemade butter!! I don’t recall where this stemmed from but several weeks ago I got it into my head that I wanted to make butter (I…

Grilled Peppers Recipe

grilled peppers

Aside from eating sweet peppers raw, my next favorite way to eat them is cooked on the grill. The heat really brings out some great flavors in peppers when cooked. Summer is the time for grilling, and with the high…

Peach Strawberry Smoothie Recipe

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Don’t miss out on the fun! Join TwoStudsandAHammer.com on facebook for more inspiration,  ideas and photos. I’ll admit it, I’m a sucker for useful kitchen gadgets. We don’t have many but the few that we do have get used a…

Ripe Avocado Test

avocado-ripe

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve purchased a bag of avocados from Costco only to have them go from not ripe to moldy in what seem like a day. Ok, that may be a slight exaggeration. I always…

Guacamole Recipe

I’d like to think a person could live on guacamole alone. I’d at least be up for trying it. Growing up I use to look at this pasty looking slop on people’s plates and thought it was the most revolting…