The Berries Are Coming on Food Porn Friday

Berry Fruit Salad, National Berry Month, Berries, Fruit

Image Credit; Gimme Some Oven

What’s your favorite Berry (and no we aren’t talking about Chuck Berry)? July is National Berry Month and we are celebrating the colorful, edible, delicious and nutritional properties of a plethora of berries in our produce section. Whether it’s blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, cranberries, raspberries, huckleberries, gooseberries, lingonberries, marionberries or dewberries, get to pickin’ and start to lickin’.

Let’s face it, the summer is hot and we want to eat something that is cool to our palate, but berry-licious at the same time! Today, we are featuring this Berry Fruit Salad from the kitchen of Gimme Some Oven. This colorful salad is quick and easy to prepare, and tastes berry, berry good!

So, while most berries are in season during the summer, get creative and come up with some spectacular dishes that are healthy and delicious. Saluting the berry on #FoodPornFriday!

Who Let the Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs Out?

Hot Dogs, Hot Dog Month, Food, Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs

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This month we celebrate all things summer, and among those delicious commemorations is National Hot Dog Month. That’s right we are focusing on those juicy frankfurters or sausage dogs that can be served up hundreds of ways. What are your favorite toppings to delight your hot dog? Chili, onions, cole slaw, relish, bacon, veggies, cheese, mushrooms or jalapeno peppers?

Whatever you do, don’t skimp on the condiments and dazzle your dogs with some flavorful toppings. Try out some of these Best Bacon Wrapped Hot Dog Recipes from the bacon shop at BT Bacon Today.  Whether they are fried, boiled or grilled, take your hot dogs to the next level as we celebrate National Hot Dog Month on Food Porn Friday!

Red, White and Blue Holiday Recipes on Food Porn Friday

Image Source: Half Baked Harvest – Triple Layer Roasted Berry Piñata Ice Cream Cake

Are you looking for ideas to put FUN back into your 4th of July holiday spreads? Looking for some quick, simple and deliciously patriotic recipes to make your 4th of July tablescape more impressive and just as spectacular as a fireworks show? Well, wonder no more because we came across these Independence Day jaw-dropping, smack dabulicious recipes that will knock your red, white and blue socks off!

Check out this lineup of mouthwatering delights from 50 Red, White and Blue Recipes from FoodieCrush.com. Make your Independence Day table delights, delectably unforgettable.

Flavored Iced Tea Recipes for National Iced Tea Month

Tea, Iced Tea, Living On A Dime, Beverages

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Summer temperatures are kicking in and thirst quenching seekers are looking for immediate refreshment. When water doesn’t seem to always be appealing to many leisure non-alcoholic beverage drinkers, a refreshing glass of flavored iced tea could do the trick.

Today on Food Porn Friday, we’re sharing 13 easy and inexpensive Homemade Flavored Tea Recipes from Living on a Dime that you can make for you and your family to keep cool and hydrated this summer!

Happy National Iced Tea Month on Food Porn Friday!

 

Observing National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month on Food Porn Friday

National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month, Farmers Market, Fruits, Vegetables

Oh, the brilliant rainbow of bold colors that you see displayed in the fruit and vegetable bins when you visit your local farmers market or free standing produce stands. Did you know that June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month? This is another great reason to celebrate eating healthier during these hot summer days while getting your heart-smart grub on. 

There is a wide variety of fruits and vegetables in your area that provide some amazing health benefits, which include lowering your cholesterol, helping you to lose weight, contains beneficial fiber, improves your vision and cellular growth. Fruits and vegetables also contain natural sources of daily recommended vitamins and minerals. Here are 40 Garden-Fresh Vegetable Recipes that are quick and simple to whip up from the folks at Midwest Living.

Happy #NationalFreshFruitandVegetablesMonth on #FoodPornFriday!

 

Honey Yogurt Semifreddo on Food Porn Friday

National Frozen Yogurt Month, Yogurt, Dairy Dessert

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In celebration of National Frozen Yogurt Month, we are featuring this refreshing semifreddo dessert on Food Porn Friday.

Semifreddo, whose origin is Italian, has the texture of a frozen mousse because it is a semi-frozen dessert. The principal ingredients for this recipe usually consist of eggs, sugar, and cream.

I just loved the elegant presentation of this dessert created by Gourmande in the Kitchen. This Honey Yogurt Semifreddo Recipe with Raspberries and Pistachios serves 6 to 8 people. It is an easy, delicious summer dessert made from simple ingredients: yogurt, honey, raspberries, and pistachios.

Delight your palate with this cool sweet, soft, delicate treat and your taste buds will love you forever!

Buttermilk-Brined Chicken on Food Porn Friday

As we celebrate National Dairy Month on Food Porn Friday, we are featuring this delicious, savory dish, Buttermilk-Brined Chicken from the good folks at Midwest Dairy Association. This recipe from Chef Marshall O’Brien Group makes 6 servings and is easy to make using the following ingredients: 

1 whole lemon
10 to 15 aprings fresh thyme
3 large garlic cloves
1 tbsp plus 1/4 tsp salt divided
1 quart low-fat buttermilk
1 (4 1/2 pound) whole Chicken
1/4 tsp ground black pepper

Happy #NationalDairyMonth on this lip-smacking #FoodPornFriday!