summer living


APWU Perfect Guacamole

With Labor Day fast approaching, we’re squeezing in all our favorite summertime recipes. We’ll nosh on guac and chips any time of the year, but there is something so PERFECT about enjoying a cold Corona and lime and a bowl…


Open-Faced Ricotta Grilled Cheese

If you’ve been following along, by now you understand our complete love affair with cheese. Today we were craving a grilled cheese (yes, again, you caught us #noshame)…check this ‘adult grilled cheese’ out.. Open-Faced Ricotta Grilled Cheese 1 cup whole…


Basil Lime Street Corn

Corn on the cob 🌽 is a staple side dish for our family dinners during the summer months, but by the end of the season we’re looking to reinvent it…so queue the mariachi band 🎺and let’s have a corn fiesta…


Grilled Peach Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Peach season is in full swing so we’re taking advantage of any opportunity to indulge in this seasonal delight! Sweeten up your salad with this one… Grilled Peach Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette Lemon Vinaigrette Juice of 2 lemons 2 1/2…


Chicken Summer Rolls with Carrot Ginger Sauce

A flavor-rich dish that is good for our waistline? Yes, please. Yes, please. Yes, please! Chicken Summer Rolls with Carrot Ginger Sauce Carrot Ginger Dipping Sauce 1 cup peeled and chopped carrots 1/2 cup rice wine vinegar 1 cored apple…


A Watermelon Paloma for National Watermelon Day

Happy #NationalWatermelonDay from APWU! We’re taking the holiday to a whole new level and adding some tequila and cayenne pepper to this sweet summertime delight… APWU Watermelon Paloma 2oz Patron silver tequila 3 oz WTRMLN WTR 1oz lime juice 1…


Ginger Lemon Limeade

Wait, what – it’s non-alcoholic? Yes, hard to imagine, but you’ll understand why after you whip up a pitcher of this… #APWUapproved, trust. Ginger Lemon Limeade 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup water 1/2 cup sliced ginger 1 cup fresh…


Raspberry Citrus Ricotta Cheesecake

Happy National Cheesecake Day! Our citrus raspberry glazed ricotta style cheesecake is the ultimate summer indulgence! Raspberry Citrus Ricotta Cheesecake Yields 1 Cheesecake 3 cups whole fat Ricotta 16 oz Philadelphia Cream cheese 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1 tbsp…


Bacon Dusted Scallops

4 Ingredients for a delicious twist on a bacon wrapped scallop…hold your applause… and you’re welcome. Bacon Dusted Scallops 15 Large Scallops 1 lb bacon 1 lemon 2 scallions Chop raw bacon and add it to a cold pan. Sauté…