It may be the day before Mother's Day, but Gina is out to prove that any day is a special day when mothers have been invited. This brunch menu with a special cocktail works as breakfast in bed or at the table. Just be sure you celebrate your mother more than once a year.
• Sweet Potato Hash
• Gina's Quiche Tartlets
• Watermelon Salad
• Flowers for the Moms
Pat and Gina take the menu south of the border with a Southern twist today with these dishes inspired by Mexican cuisine.
• Grilled Southern Fish Tacos with Cabbage Slaw
• Mexican Brown Rice Salad
• Tropical Salsa
• Tortilla Chips
• Gina's Mai Tai
Gaelin and his wife are coming over, and Pat and Gina take advantage of the warmer weather with an outdoor lunch that uses the fresh fruits and vegetables of the season.
• Minted Lamb Kabobs
• Spring Risotto
• Mango Sorbet
• Spinach Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette
• Raspberry Chili Sauce
Pat and Gina prepare a menu that emphasizes simple. With everyone's busy schedules these days, it's sometimes hard to make time for real meals. These dishes are quick prep and short cooking times, and one you can even prep the night before. No more excuses for take-out every night of the week.
• Grilled Turkey Sliders with Tomato Jam
• Triple Corn Quick Bread
• Cookie Pizza
• Grilled Broccolini
Pat and Gina put fruity goodness into today's barbecue and drink choices, along with sweet and savory sides to enhance all the flavors, and Pat throws in some grilling tips that will make you want to fire up your own grill.
• Cherry Barbeque Chicken Drumsticks
• Maple Baked Beans
• Roasted Asparagus Pasta Salad
• Frozen Grape Sangria
Pat and Gina have company coming today, and they have planned a menu of Southern comfort food that's been remixed for maximum flavor.
• Buttermilk Baked Chicken
• Tanya's Stove-top Mac 'n Cheese
• Peach Crumb Pie
• Roasted Broccoli and Cherry Tomato Salad
Soup, salad, a grilled sandwich, even some chocolate. This is the perfect winter lunch, which Pat and Gina have made special with their own touches—perfect for sharing with Gina's sister.
• Tomato and Roasted Pepper Soup
• Devil's Food Cupcakes
• Green Goddess Salad
• Grilled Drunken Goat Cheese Sandwiches
Today it's a meal of nothing but appetizers that is topped off by chocolate, and Shelbi drops by to help out a little before everyone digs in to this kid's fantasy meal with adult flavors.
• Bacon Asparagus Pizza
• Pat's Spicy Peach Hot Wings
• Spinach Artichoke Dip
• Chocolate "Chips"
• Pat's Death by Chocolate Cocktail
Pat and Gina make snacks for their big game party, but the cool thing about them is that they easily translate to your tailgate party if that's how you are experiencing the game this year.
• Grilled Buffalo Chicken Cutlet
• Black Pepper Chips with Parmesan Dip
• Blue Cheese Slaw
• Stout Shake
Pat and Gina are eating in tonight on one of their favorite cuisines: diner food. Except, they're going to make a couple of the sides lean and mean and do a bite-sized dessert.
• Roasted Potato Wedges
• Chipotle Sauce
• Patty Melt
• Kale Chips
• Frozen Peanut Butter Bites