Grilled Green Tomatoes With Burrata And Green Juice
Get true unripe green tomatoes, not green heirlooms, which are too delicate to grill. As for the green juice, there are some good store-bought ones if you’d rather not make your own.
½ small romaine heart, coarsely chopped ¼ English hothouse cucumber or ½ Persian cucumber, coarsely chopped 1 cup (packed) torn kale leaves ¾ cup cilantro leaves with tender stems 1 tablespoon (or more) fresh lime juice Kosher salt
Tomatoes And Assembly
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Grilled Buttered Honey Rum Bananas
2 tablespoons rum
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon melted butter
4 firm bananas
Cinnamon to taste
Brown sugar to taste
Combine rum, honey, and melted butter in a bowl and mix well.
Preheat grill to medium-high and treat grates with non-stick spray.
Peel bananas and slice lengthwise.
Place bananas on grill and baste generously with rum mixture. Sprinkle with cinnamon and brown sugar. Grill 5 minutes or less, just long enough to caramelize sauce.
Serve hot topped with ice cream.
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How much would you pay for the experience of sleeping outside on the rooftop of a luxury hotel? Or, maybe you wouldn’t consider it even if they were giving it away. Glamping has become the popular style of resort camping. No ordinary tents and campfire cookouts with that you-know-you’ve-been-camping feeling in the morning when your back is aching. Glamping takes the messiness and undesirable qualities of camping off the table.
Many boutique hotels offer glamping on their rooftops. Outfitted with luxury sheet-fitted beds, fire pits, state-of-the-art telescopes for stargazing, outdoor movie screenings, yurts, and more, . . . → Read More: Rooftop Glamping
I spent last week in the mountains of North Carolina, including a day in Asheville. While the residents were complaining about the heat, I was happy to be relieved of the oppressive heat that we have been experiencing in South Carolina all summer. And, while a hot cup of joe was not on my list of wanna-haves, I couldn’t resist stopping at this adorable coffee shop. A bright red English double-decker bus parked in the middle of downtown Asheville serving coffee and food items–how cute! Of course, I had to know if the upper deck was open to customers–it . . . → Read More: Double D’s Double Decker Coffee Shop
Kids are people, too. Often, we forget about the little people that live in our homes, expecting them to use everything that is designed for grownups. While we don’t often hear kids complaining about this, it doesn’t mean that we may not be causing grievous injury to their sense of belonging. And, while we may help children adapt to full-scale furniture by using all sorts of props (my family used the New York phone book as a booster seat), there are times when adults would prefer to have their children nearby but not with them. Entertaining outside is . . . → Read More: Children’s Outdoor Furniture