Healthy and Summery Southern Cucumber Salad

How to Make a Beautiful, Healthy, and Summer-Fresh Southern Cucumber Salad



So this is hands down one of my favorite summer salads. It’s fast, fresh, and good for you showcasing some of summer’s prettiest veggies.









  • 1/2 large cucumber per person
  • 1/2 Medium Large Tomato per serving
  • 1/4 cup of Diced Vidalia Onion per serving
  • Store-Brand Zesty Italian Dressing
  • Fresh Ground Peppercorn Blend if you want an extra kick



If cucumbers are in season, I like to keep the…

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How to Cook Crab Legs Like a Pro

How to Cook Snow Crab Legs Like a Pro

Pretty much everybody loves crab legs, but getting them in a restaurant is expensive. Snow crab season is early in the Spring, so you can get these tasty critters from your local grocer fresh and for a very palatable price starting around Valentine’s day into the Spring months. Follow my recipe below for perfect boiled crab legs at home, and you won’t even know you’re not in a restaurant – Not only will you save some cash, but it’s super nice to get embarrassingly…

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How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds the Right Way


How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds the Right Way – An Experiment


I grew up in one of those houses – the ones where pumpkin carving involved setting the seeds aside and dad would wash then roast them while we “carved” pumpkins. As with most families with small children, carving for us involved doodling a convoluted Sharpie design onto a sticky, poorly-cleaned pumpkin and waiting for dad to do the knife work. But we were all such seed fiends, that this generally ended with us bailing half an hour in to go eat…

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