Blueberry Crumb Bars

Even though I had just baked up Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bars, I saw a picture of these blueberry crumb bars on three different websites within just a few days of each other and I knew I just had to make them. Thanks to a bumper crop this year, we have a fresh stock...

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Fig Newton Knock-Offs

You're darn tootin' he loves fig newton! We cannot even mention fig newtons in our house without someone breaking out into this little jingle.  So let's just say there was a chorus of singing going on when I ventured into the do-it-yourself fig newton land. This is my...

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Goo Goo Ice Cream Pie

Goo Goo Ice Cream Pie

Early in the summer we received the Tennessee Home & Farm magazine published by The Tennessee Farm Bureau.  We always enjoy reading articles about local folk and items of interest.  However, both my Chief Culinary Consultant and I turn to the pages filled with...

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Strawberry Pretzel Salad

I am doing it again. Posting a recipe to share because I typically lose my copy of the recipe and can't find it at the moment I need it. Now I will have it on my blog -- forever. Well, at least for as long as I need it! I adore this salad and/or dessert. I call it...

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Coffee Ice Cream

I haven't ever been a coffee drinker.  Just never took up the morning cup of Joe, or the midday java-jolt.  I always thought "I don't like the taste of coffee".  It is the strangest thing - I don't care for coffee by the drink but I adore the flavor in Kahlua...

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Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bars

Last year I saw a post from Brown Eyed Baker for these Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake bars.  I printed out the recipe and added to my "to-bake" and "to-make" pile of recipes.  It has surfaced several times in the past 18 months but something else always caught my eye. But...

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DIY Tin Roof Ice Cream

I am in deep trouble and I don't see a light at the end of the tunnel.  It all started when my Kitchen Aid mixer blew a gear and ended up in the junk pile.  After wringing my hands and fussing around that I didn't know if I should buy another KA or go another...

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Black and White Oreo Dessert

Hello friends! Remember me?  The trouble with having a hobby as public as blogging, when life and the garden go crazy, blogging takes a hit!  We have been blessed to have some of our children come home for summer visits along with a visit from our friend Pam, who...

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TWD Baked Yogurt Tart

This month our Tuesdays With Dorie baking group decided to bake two tarts, one sweet and one savory, from the cookbook Baking With Julia.  Starting with this sweet Baked Yogurt Tart, most of the group baked and posted their results on July 2.  You can find links to...

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July 4th Menu Planning

With the 4th of July celebration sneaking up on us this week I have seen all kinds of yummy and sometimes really cute menu items. From the website Real Women of Philadelphia comes these cute little marshmallow pops that feature a Tub of SNACK DELIGHTS Dark Chocolate. ...

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