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Father's Day is Sizzling!

And it is with Beef Fajita's! and French Vanilla Cake with Strawberries! Father's Day is a celebration honoring fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. In Catholic Europe, it has been celebrated on March 19 (St. Joseph Day) since the Middle Ages. This celebration was brought by the Spanish and the Portuguese to Latin America, where March 19 is often still used for it, though many countries in Europe and the Americas have adopted the U.S. date, which is the third Sunday of June (falling June 17 in 2018). It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in the months of March, April and June. It complements similar celebrations honoring family members, such as Mother's Day, Siblings Day and Grandparents Day.

....... With Fajita's on the Grill!


Sliced Red and Green Bells with Onion


Red Pepper's, Green Pepper's, Onion's! What better way than to go grilling for your Father's Day Celebration! Serve up Fajita's!

Skirt Steak Marinade:

2 Tablespoon's Vegetable Oil

2 Garlic cloves, minced

1 teaspoon chipolte smoked chili powder.

1 teaspoon garlic salt

1 teaspoon onion powder

Dash of Hot Sauce (Tabasco)

1 teaspoon fresh ground peppercorn

1 1/2 lbs. Skirt Steak

Combine all ingredient's in heavy duty resealable bag, toss to coat and marinade in refrigerator for 1 hour or overnight. I find overnight to had a richer flavor. Heat outside grill to medium-high heat. Grill your meat for 3 minutes on each side for medium rare. Let meat rest 10 minutes and slice. In large skillet heat up 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil and fry the onions and bell peppers until crisp-tender with some salt and pepper. Wrap the tortillas in foil and warm them in the oven at 400 degrees F. for 15 minutes. For presentation: use a Cast Iron Server. Heat cast iron server in oven at 400 degrees F. for 20 minutes. Remove from oven and quickly arrange meat and peppers on it, It will immediately start to sizzle. Serve sizzling with warmed tortillas and beautiful sides!

Sour Cream, Lettuce and Limes


Dessert for The Best Dad Ever!


French Vanilla Cake and Seven Minute Frosting

with Strawberries !

My daughter's, Annalise and Victoria and I had a lot of fun baking and creating this delicious and easy dessert! I especially like Annalise's touch with the Strawberries!

Recipe for this Scrumptious Cake:

1 Box Duncan Hines French Vanilla Cake Mix

1 Box Betty Crocker Home Style Fat Free Frosting Fluffy White Mix 7.2 oz. box

1 Container Strawberries, Sliced

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Grease and Flour Bundt Cake Pan. I used the new Baker's Advantage Fillables 2 Piece Fluted Cake Pan. Available through Wayfair.

1.) Prepare cake mix as directed and fill Bundt pan and bake per Duncan Hines French Vanilla Cake Mix.

2.) Remove cake from Bundt pan and let cool completely on wire rack.

3.) Once cake is cool slice cake in half. If using the Baker's Advantage Fillables 2 Piece Fluted Cake Pan, this has already been done for you.

4.) Prepare frosting mix and mix on high (Kitchen Aid 8) for 7 minutes.

5.) Frost cake using Spatula and top with Sliced Strawberries. Decorate sides too!

If you have the Fillibles 2 Piece Flute, you can fill the cavities with berries and frosting too.

Above photo image cake baked with Bakers Advantage Fillables 2 piece fluted pans.


Wishing All Dad's

Happy Father's Day


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