Backyard Summer Recipes

Summer is in full swing and sunshine goes hand-in-hand with delicious, easy-to-make recipes perfect for your next backyard meal. 

Deviled Eggs with Pappy’s Gourmet Zucchini Relish


12 hard boiled eggs

1/3 c mayo

3 tsp dijon mustard

2 tbs Pappy's Gourmet Zucchini Relish

salt and pepper to taste

chopped fresh herbs (parsley, dill, chives)

paprika for garnish


Slice eggs in half and scoop out yolk into a small mixing bowl. Add mayo, mustard, relish and salt & pepper. Mix ingredients together while mashing the yolks. Spoon the yolk mixture into the empty eggs or use a piping bag to pipe the mixture into the eggs. Sprinkle with paprika and herbs for garnish. Serve chilled.

*Recipe courtesy of Pappy's Gourmet. 

Brian's Mackerel Appetizer 


Triscuit Original Crackers

King Oscar Mediterranean Style Mackerel

Stonewall Kitchen Bourbon Molasses Mustard


Spread mustard on a cracker and top with Mackerel. Serve on a Nora Fleming platter with summertime mini. 

JoJo’s Mac & Cheese


2 c macaroni

4 tsp butter

3/4 c bread crumbs

4 tsp chopped onion

2 tbs butter

1 tbs flour

1/4 tsp dry mustard

3/4 tsp salt

dash of pepper

2 c milk

2 c shredded cheddar cheese


Cook macaroni, according to directions, and drain. In a double boiler, melt 4 tsp butter, toss in bread crumbs, stir, and set aside. Combine onion, butter, flour, mustar, salt & pepper in a saucepan. To this, stir in milk and cook, stirring until smooth. It will be thin. Add 1-1/2 c cheese. Sir until melted. In a 1-1/2 qt. casserole dish, place macaroni. Pour on cheese sauce & sprinkle with remaining cheese & crumbs. Bake at 400 deg for 20 minutes. Serve in Mudpie’s Circa Mac ‘n’ Cheese server set.

Whit’s Smoked Meatloaf 


2 lbs 85/15 ground beef

1 pkg Wind & Willow Bacon Stuffed Mushroom Cheeseball mix

2 eggs (beaten)

3/4 c ketchup or BBQ sauce

3/4 c bread crumbs


In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together. Form into a loaf shape and place in a bread loaf pan. Bake in oven at 350 deg for 30 min. Flip meatloaf out of pan directly onto the grill of a smoker and smoke at 200 degrees for 3-4 hours.

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