Entries by Ariel Stuckey

Summer Kielbasa Skillet

I’m constantly looking for quick or easy dinners for my boyfriend and I to make on weeknights after work. I’m no Iron Chef, but I can cook a thing or too. We also love cooking together, so it is like a challenge to find new and interesting things for us to try. Thanks to Pinterest, […]

Pink Lemonade Wine Spritzer

What do you do when you accidentally bought the most tooth-achingly sweet Pink Catawba you’ve ever tasted? You find a way to make it a cocktail. You may have caught my recent 5 Wineries in 5 Hours post. One of the wines I bought during that adventure was the Stone Villa Pink Catawba. It was […]

Classic Pasta Salad

I grew up going to family cookouts on a regular basis. We were a really close family, so close that many of us lived within walking distance of each other. We were the kind of family where everyone gathers at grandma and grandpa’s for Sunday breakfast each week. That means I spent almost every weekend […]

Southwestern Pasta Salad

My family doesn’t do anything small, especially when it comes to holidays. This past Fourth of July we had a family pig roast. One of the poor little piggies a family member had been raising found itself on my dinner plate. They smoked it, baked it, brined it and roasted it. You name it; we […]

5 Wineries in 5 Hours

Two of my aunts and I have discovered a great way to spend a day out in the Laurel Highlands. Winery Hopping! We had gone up for the weekend to our condo at Hidden Valley for a little getaway. The plan had been to hit the Ohiopyle Wine and Art fest with two of my […]

Classic Mojitos

In true (recent) college kid fashion, I had never actually had a mojito before. The bars I would frequent while in school didn’t really serve such fancy libations. It was more of a rum & coke, vodka cranberry, and buckets of beer kind of scene. Now that I am trying to expand my horizons a […]