recipes

Easiest Ever No Bake Ice Cream Cake Recipe

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So there was that time that my husband decided he'd like to host a 4th of July cookout, and what started as a guest list of about 25 friends and family quickly spiraled to upwards of 50 people... Yeah, that time would be today, and to say we're in crisis mode is an understatement. Luckily […]

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Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Brown Sugar Syrup

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July is the time of year when stone fruits of all varieties start showing up in stores in abundance. Fresh peaches, plums, nectarines, cherries -- so many choices! Usually I'm up to my ears in peaches from our backyard peach tree by now, but sadly, the frigid spring and late frosts left us with maybe […]

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Watermelon Salsa | A Fresh Take On An Old Favorite

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Ripe, red watermelon just screams summer to me! Every year I look forward to to those ultra juicy, fresh melon slices... My kids love a good rind-on wedge -- sooooo messy, but SO worth it! Of course you can always remove the rind and slice it so that you can eat it in a more […]

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Coca-Cola Baked Chicken Wings

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To say that my husband loves wings would be an understatement. If we're dining out, nine times out of ten, he orders wings with his meal. So when I was flipping through a cookbook at Walmart recently and ran across a recipe for baked chicken wings made with Coca-Cola, I knew I had to put […]

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Quick and Easy Bruschetta Recipe

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The simplest recipes are most often the best, in my opinion, and it just doesn't get much simpler than this quick and easy bruschetta recipe -- if you can even call it a recipe. To make this yummy bruschetta, all you need is a fresh, crusty French baguette (I picked one up at the Walmart […]

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Simple Lemon Blueberry Tartlets for Spring

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I should have guessed that after the miserably cold and snowy winter we had, we'd jump right into summer. Sure enough, the humidity is soaring and temps are projected to hit 90 today. Oh, well... if we can't enjoy spring-like weather, we can at least enjoy the beautiful crop of spring berries that are in […]

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Fresh Lemon Curd | Mother’s Day Gift From The Kitchen

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Homemade gifts are often the best kind, especially when they're as delicious as a thick and creamy lemon curd -- and this lemon curd recipe is, hands down, my favorite. Who wouldn't love to receive a freshly made jar of this zingy, lemony goodness? Okay, so there may be a few of you out there […]

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