Category Archives: Outdoor

Wedding reception, do it yourself style

I’m getting married in October, and we’re doing our own catering for our informal beach wedding. That means we need something that is easy to serve, easy to eat, and easy to keep at serving temperatures without electricity.  I also … Continue reading

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Keeping the budget intact in the Pascagoula area with a picnic?

Okay, I’ve lost my enthusiasm this summer for budget dining in the Pascagoula area.  Especially for anything with “buffet” or “all you can eat” as part of their offering. Maybe its the continued slump in the economy, but we’re seeing … Continue reading

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Barbecues and cook outs-get your bang for your buck

We love to entertain on the Gulf Coast, and the whole idea of cooking outside is to keep the mess outdoors while providing plenty of space for socializing. Louisiana has its  seafood and crawfish boils, and while we do them … Continue reading

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Gourmet burgers & bombs

A few weeks ago, I was singing the praises for Johnsonville’s Brat burgers.  This week, I’m horribly disappointed by the miserable failure of their “Italian Sausage Patties”. I had really high hopes, because I really LIKE their brat burgers, and … Continue reading

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The official cook out season

Memorial Day is here, and with its arrival, we begin the official cook out season, nationwide.  That means that each and every day, thousands of people are going to be cooking meals outside over some kind of a fire, whether … Continue reading

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Delicious gourmet burger? Johnsonville’s style!

Johnsonville Brat Patties…I’ll admit, when I first saw them, I was not impressed  with the idea.  I didn’t buy any. Today, one of those ladies was passing out postage stamp samples of them, and it had smelled so great from … Continue reading

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Best burgers

Face it, summer is here, even if it isn’t in full swing yet.  It’s barbecue season, and with the budgets most of us have, burgers are still big bucks out of it.  That means we want to get the most … Continue reading

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