Welcome to the weekend, my mates! Whether or not it thrills you or bums you out, it’s arduous to consider that summer season is half over already. Now that we reside someplace with 4 superb seasons, I discover I begin trying ahead to the following season proper about midway by the present one. It’s a lot enjoyable to at all times have a recent new season on the way in which!
Should you’ve by no means lived someplace with out 4 distinct seasons, you probably don’t perceive and I’m positive you suppose I’m nuts. However proper now? I’m simply so blissful to reside the place we do.
ON THE BLOG this week: Tender, caramelized meat that adheres to the bone and requires only a mild tug to drag it off makes for the proper Memphis-Fashion Spare Ribs. Better of all, you may make these mouthwatering ribs in the oven or on the grill.
Candy and Spicy Coleslaw is a kicked-up version of our Memphis Coleslaw with a touch of warmth from scorching sauce and a barely moist dressing.
Chewy, thick, Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies with chocolate chips are a deal with that we’ve loved for lots of years now. Oatmeal cookies are such a flexible traditional. The nuttiness of the oatmeal and candy chocolate hit the spot each time.
Pineapple, strawberries, and grapes are tossed together with a sweet and tangy dressing to make this Honey Lime Fruit Salad. It’s completed with a pinch of salt and a sprinkling of poppy seeds to make a fabulously refreshing salad on a scorching summer season day.
Chunks of roasted hen, candy and tangy barbecue sauce, gooey cheese, and candy onions mix in BBQ Hen Enchiladas. Served sliced on a plate or scooped up with tortilla chips, the entire household cheers when these enchiladas are on the table.
What I’m CRAVING: I like an awesome Caprese salad and I don’t suppose I’ve ever seen prettier ones than the salad photos here at Preppy Kitchen. You’ll discover me consuming this quintessential summer season salad so long as the recent tomatoes are at their finest.
My FAVORITE THING this week is my new Aiwa Exos-3 speaker. I can’t even inform you how a lot I like this factor. It’s past phrases, mates. We’ve had the Aiwa Exos-9 subwoofer in our home for over 5 years now and it’s unimaginable. I needed to buy it once more for my workplace, nevertheless it wasn’t out there anyplace. I took an opportunity on the considerably smaller Exos-3 and completely LOVE it.
The sound it delivers could be very near the efficiency of the a lot greater subwoofer (!) and it takes up a lot much less area! I’ve had just a few completely different Bluetooth audio system over time: Bose, JBL flip, and an additional tiny JBL speaker too. All of them have been good audio system. This one? It completely places them to disgrace. I’m in music-loving heaven as of late.
What I’m LISTENING to: I’ve had the Mamma Mia soundtrack on repeat for days now. That is pure feel-good music at its finest. Fact be informed, I wasn’t an enormous ABBA fan earlier than I noticed the film, however I’ve positive been hooked since then.
Aspect observe, the film was launched nearly 15 years in the past! I simply appeared it up and my jaw dropped, it doesn’t really feel prefer it’s been all that lengthy. The soundtrack for the film is simply plain FUN. I don’t suppose it’s attainable for me to listen to these songs and never sing alongside.
“The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork.” Psalm 19:1
Wishing you a stunning week filled with little issues that make you smile!