Smithfield Extra Tender Ribs

How to Encourage Your Husband to Cook More + Rib Rub Recipe

This post was sponsored by Smithfield as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Can you believe it’s almost Labor Day? I’m super excited becasue I’ll be taking a break from cooking that week to let my husband show off his skills. My husband grills most of our meals during the summer and has been doing so for years. While I’m the primary cook in our home, he is definietly king of the grill. So how did I get him to do more of the cooking? My husband is a Southern man to his core and grilling is in his blood. It’s just what you do during the summer and fall. In fact, there [Click here to continue reading]

Grilled Pork Chops with Mint and Lime Basil Slaw

This post was sponsored by Smithfield as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. One of the best parts about summer is Germaine does a lot of the cooking. Frequent grilling was a big part of his childhood growing up in the south. It’s also a rite of passage for the males. When I watch him and his friends text pictures to each other showing off thier skills and touting thier grill master bravado I think it’s so adorable.   I’m usually in charge in the kitchen, but when he fires up the grill I become his sous chef. I’m responsible for seasoning the meats and making the sides. This weekend I decided to [Click here to continue reading]

Grilled Pork Chops with Mint and Lime Basil Slaw-

Grilled Pork Chops with Mint and Lime Basil Slaw

This post was sponsored by Smithfield as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. One of the best parts about summer is Germaine does a lot of the cooking. Frequent grilling was a big part of his childhood growing up in the south. It’s also a rite of passage for the males. When I watch him and his friends text pictures to each other showing off thier skills and touting thier grill master bravado I think it’s so adorable.   I’m usually in charge in the kitchen, but when he fires up the grill I become his sous chef. I’m responsible for seasoning the meats and making the sides.