July 07, 2010

A Cooking Light Virtual Supper Club BBQ and a Giveaway!

This month our Cooking Light Virtual Supper Club enjoyed a summer BBQ!  Lately, Northern New York is really feeling tropical!  This week we have been in the high 90's all week with no end in sight for tomorrow either!  Poor Grumpy.  He doesn't have the benefit of an air conditioned office like I do all day.  ;)

I decided that I wanted to bring Honey Chipotle Baked Beans.  These were in my son Christopher's words, the best beans he has ever eaten!  Thanks Cooking Light!

We brought the following to our picnic table this month:

Jamie brought Grilled Romaine with Blue Cheese Dressing
Sandi from Whistlestop Cafe Cooking brought Herbed Potato Salad
Shelby (me) from The Life and Loves of Grumpy's Honeybunch made Honey Chipotle Baked Beans
Patsy from Family, Friends and Food made Pesto Chicken Salad Sandwiches
Val from More Than Burnt Toast brought Rum Spiked Grilled Pineapple with Salted Caramel Ice Cream

We also are celebrating our 1 year Cooking Light Virtual Supper Club anniversary!  To celebrate our anniversary, we are having a Cookbook giveaway for you, our readers!
To earn an entry in the Cooking Light cookbook giveaway, you must visit the Cookinglight.com website, find a recipe that fits our theme of Barbecue/Picnic and leave a comment with the link or name of recipe. 
To earn up to 4 more entries, visit each of the other Cooking Light Virtual Supper Club members blogs and leave a comment on their blog with the same or different Cooking Light recipe.

The giveaway will end on Wednesday, July 14th, 2010.  We will compile all the comments and randomly pick one winner.  We will notify the winner by email.  Giveaway is open to US and Canadian residents only. 

DisclosureCooking Light is providing the cookbook, Cooking Light, Cooking through the Seasons, but they are not a sponsor of the Cooking Light Virtual Supper Club.  This is something that 5 bloggers enjoy doing together and sharing with our readers on a monthly basis.  It's simply about adding more healthier, lower-fat and tasty meals for our families and for all of you. 


atlmuzikfanzinc a.k.a LADY CHI said...

These look like their real tasty, so I'll be trying these soon.

atlmuzikfanzinc at gmail dot com

bellini valli said...

Love the beans Shelby. I would have loved to try them in real-time. Thanks for bringing them along.

Jamie said...

These beans look awesome Shelby. Perfect for a barbecue or picnic.

Mags said...

I have that same casserole dish! I love it!

missreneer said...

I would love to give these beans a try. My husband makes great grilled beans as well so we would have to have a cook-off. LOL!!! I took a look around and I really love this recipe and can't wait to try it. Grilled Mexican Corn with Crema: http://find.myrecipes.com/recipes/recipefinder.dyn?action=displayRecipe&recipe_id=686152

Thanks for the great giveaway :)

mrsjohnson1982 at yahoo dot com

pegasuslegend said...

Beans are a staple here these look great my boys will love them!~

Amber2Zoe said...

I want to try Grilled Bacon-and-Herb Grit Cakes.

Anything to do with a combination of Bacon & Grilling has to be good!


Cristine said...

Your beans look delicious!

The Grilled Pork Sliders with Honey BBQ Sauce at CL look great, too! :)

Cookin' Canuck said...

Chipotle and honey - wonderful!

From the CL site, I would choose the Green & Yellow Bean Salad with Chunky Tomato Dressing & Feta Cheese.


Lana @ Never Enough Thyme said...

I think this Bean Salad with Tomato Dressing: http://find.myrecipes.com/recipes/recipefinder.dyn?action=displayRecipe&recipe_id=630014 would be perfect with your picnic/barbecue theme! And, by the way, your baked beans are making me hungry just looking at them. Love Cooking Light!!!

ohbabyo said...

What a fantastic book! We do our best to eat seasonally, so I'm crossing my fingers!
I went to the cooking light site and the melon and prosciutto salad looks pretty awesome!

JuneBug said...

Macaroni Salad with Summer Tomatoes!!

We have 8(!) tomato plants this summer so this recipe will come in really handy in a month or so...

Meghan said...

Delicious! I would love to make the Corn and Potato Chowder!! Yummy!

Jamie said...

Oh wow! These beans are amazing! I so want them! Do not tell me they are cooking light? They look divine and decadent!

Deeba PAB said...

What a great giveaway. I am intrigued with this Chickpea salad ... YUM!

Jessie said...

wonderful giveaway and everyone's dish for this month's supper club sounds delicious!

Michele O said...

I love baked beans. I also love hamburgers. I would like to try this recipe:

Homemade Taco Seasoning said...

Looks good, will give it a try. Thanks!

Best Cornbread said...

Awesome giveaways! will look forward for more. Happy anniversary.

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