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Summertime Goodness

The upcoming weather forecast just screams summer!


We have been waiting to see 80-degree weather for what feels like an eternity now.

Bring on the pool parties, barbecues, grilling, and summer fun. For us farmers, it means the floodgates have opened and it is time to get the corn and beans in the ground and the hay mowed and bailed. Our cattle are happily tromping through dryer pasture grounds and their selection of grasses is growing by the day.


One of my favorite things to do this time of year is to stock up on foods that we can prepare on the grill. Cooking outside keeps me from getting frustrated about being stuck indoors after a long day in the office. It also keeps the heat out of the kitchen.


I love to grill up lots of chicken, beef, and veggies. Last night we grilled up some chicken breasts with some bell peppers for a quick and easy weeknight meal. Here are three more of my favorite summertime recipes: