Memorial Day Weekend Recipes

My favorite recipe roundup of the year is for Memorial Day Weekend.  We know you want to 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 blog favorites from the past six 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 … [Read more...]

Mango Guacamole

Hopefully we're all staring down a few months of barbecues, pool parties, and family get togethers. Don't let your guests eat boring snacks!  Spice things up with this recipe for Mango Guacamole - a refreshing summer twist on the tried-and-true traditional recipe. Guaranteed you'll have to have a large stock of ripe avocados in your drawer because this dish will be in high demand. Enjoy! Save Print Mango Guacamole Author: IMUSA Recipe type: Appetizer Cuisine: Mexican Prep time:  10 mins Total … [Read more...]

Cole Slaw with Grapes and Almonds

Lucky for me, my two go to Cole Slaw recipes have never yielded any left overs.   While Mom's Venezuelan Cole Slaw is appreciated for its lack of  traditional creamy mayonnaise, this particular slaw recipe gets credit for its freshly chilled grapes and almonds. It's ideal as a summer side. It's a flavorful trifecta with the sweetness from the grapes,, the crunch of the almonds and the bitterness of the cabbage. You can also replace the sugar with honey and use red onions Enjoy. … [Read more...]

Potato Salad

It was hot enough yesterday to feel as if it were mid-July, save the terrible pollen count. Walking around in the concrete jungle is the least desirable place with rising temperatures. I longed for my own backyard, fresh cut grass, a fired up grill and a cool breeze. Instead, I was sweaty, stuck in the stale air, surrounded by high rises. To cool me off, I decided to recreate a favorite dish when I got home. I wanted to channel my inner summer. For my family, potato salad … [Read more...]