Memorial Day Weekend Recipes

Fire up the grill this weekend and kick-off your summer with a smorgasbord of recipes that will quench your thirst and satiate your hunger. From sangria to salad to burgers, we've curated our summer favorites from the past five years of My Judy the Foodie. So, tighten your apron, get your spatulas ready, and bring on the FOOD (and drink): White Wine Sangria This sangria only takes about 5 minutes to make and it tastes so refreshing (I let it sit overnight in the fridge).  People will be impressed that you’re not just serving wine but, … [Read more...]

July 4th Grill Tips &Tool Giveaway

Is there any holiday more synonymous with grilling than July 4th? Apparently 62% of Americans surveyed say they grill the most on this particular holiday.* However, many people find grilling a steak daunting.  I did until I started experimenting on my own.  Unfortunately, while a lot of propane  burned, so did many of the meats I purchased.  And, I'm not alone.  Apparently 64% of people surveyed have burned their meal on the grill. For those who share similar grill fears and mishaps, I'm excited to spread the word about the LongHorn … [Read more...]

Memorial Day Grilling Tips and Burger Recipe

If you're going to be around a grill this weekend, and hopefully even poolside, it's important that you're fully armed so you can tackle the grill with confidence and ease. I'm thrilled to share some tips from the culinary experts at Hard Rock Cafe.  Having spent many business trips out west at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, I've eaten my fair share of larger-than-life, juicy burgers.  What's the secret to some of their great burgers and can an average cook replicate their flavor? Follow these tips: … [Read more...]

Fire Up The Grill & Enter to Win A Chefmaster 19-piece BBQ Tool Set

To help kick-off the summer grilling season, yesterday I spent the afternoon taste-testing myriad steak samples grilled to perfection by local chefs from across the US. These chefs are the consumer-voted finalists from their respective hometown grill-offs as part of the nationwide Walmart Choice Steak Challenge presented by Kingsford Charcoal and Coca-Cola. The final 8 chefs convened in NYC, fired up their grills, and prepared the best USDA Choice steaks with their own inventive methods. Who would take the best seared steak honors? The … [Read more...]