Snow Cone Cupcakes!

Here in the USA, the 4th of July has always been one of my favorite holidays. I’m a total summer girl at heart, so I always love a good outdoor hangout regardless, but my family used to live next toRead more…

Raspberry Sorbet Cake with Blueberries

Quick, easy and refreshing Raspberry Sorbet Cake with Blueberries is the perfect addition to your red, white and blue festivities! Fourth of July or Independence Day in the United States is one of the most festive holidays to show yourRead more…

Raspberry Vinaigrette

A while back, the Oregon Raspberry Blackberry Commission contacted me about writing a post about their berries. Specifically frozen berries. I made a few recipes and they were good, but for one reason or another, I didn’t want to postRead more…

NO BAKE BERRY CREAM PIE

If I told you how much my son loves pie, you wouldn’t believe it. I usually have to double the recipe because he could eat a whole pie by himself, maybe this should have been one of those times…. ThisRead more…

5 Vegan Recipes for the 4th of July

It can be hard to be vegan at a BBQ, but it’s so easy for the host to make an option for you. Or you can do what I often do and bring something along to share. It insures thatRead more…

Kid-Friendly Patriotic Punch

I’m so excited to share this super fun patriotic punch with you today– perfect for your backyard holiday barbeques or pool parties this summer!!As part of a campaign with Hershey, I was sent some Twizzlers candy to get creative with!Read more…

Dreamy Peaches and Cream Tart~ Guest Post

Today I have a delicious guest post from one of my very good blogging friends. Enjoy! Hi! I am Cydnee, owner and proprietor of Tampa Cake Girl. I bake cakes, pies, cupcakes and appetizers and deliver locally. You will findRead more…

More sandwiches: A Couple of Bocadillos

The heat wave continues! I’m going to keep the kitchen cool with a couple of Spanish style sandwiches called bocadillos. When you want a sandwich in Spain, you’ll probably be given a bocadillo instead of the familiar sliced bread version.Read more…

Basic Barbecue Sauce

Basic Barbecue Sauce My husband and I have been working for months to develop a homemade sauce because while we make our own seasoning and sauces at home (to eliminate MSG), we still were buying a bottled sauce. That beingRead more…

Smores Rice Krispie Treats

Melt in your mouth double decker Smores Rice Krispies: A graham cracker base filled with melty chocolate and gooey marshmallows. Love Smores but hate the stick factor? You’ll love these Smores Rice Krispie treats. They combine the melty chocolate, gooeyRead more…

My Best Meatballs Yet!

“What is it about the word “meatball”that makes me so excited? As I sit down to write this “intro,” my heart is actually racing because I feel that it is necessary to give it a proper homage! Weird….Maybe! Alone…I thinkRead more…

Lemon Cream Cheese Crescent Rolls

Lemon Cream Cheese Crescent Rolls won’t keep you in the kitchen for long, thanks to the refrigerated crescent rolls. Filled with lemon and cream cheese then topped with a powdered sugar glaze, these little treats are easy and oh soRead more…