August 20th, 2015

Make Ahead Fruit Crumble Topping

 

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We love fresh fruit cobblers, like this or this.  So when I saw this quick little recipe for Make Ahead Topping in the September issue of Good Housekeeping, I decided it was a brilliant idea, I tried it, and I love it! The thing I love most is I can make a small cobbler for two, or a large pan for company and the topping is right in the freezer. The topping is perfect with any variety of fruit – peaches, pears, berries and apples, plus I can’t wait to try it on rhubarb.

 

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August 13th, 2015

Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

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It’s that time of year again – kids back to school and for many, an abundance of zucchini.  This Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread is the perfect combination for these two events.  It makes a wonderfully, delicious after-school snack, just add a tall glass of cold milk.   This a great way to eat those veggies – mix them with chocolate!

This bread is simple to make and will satisfy any chocolate craving.   If you have any left, it’s even more moist the next day.  Use up that zucchini and stock your freezer – yum!

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July 30th, 2015

Fast and Easy Creamed Corn

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Potlucks and barbecues make the summer months so delicious.  This fast and easy Cream Corn is the perfect side dish for your next summer get-together, or even for your Holiday table.  It’s got fresh corn flavor in a creamy sauce that always has everyone coming back for seconds!

 

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Using frozen corn keeps this simple, but if you have fresh cut corn off the cob it would be wonderful.  You can also make this up ahead and keep it warm in your crock pot.

 

Fast and Easy Creamed Corn

Ingredients

2 cups heavy cream
4 ounces cream

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July 23rd, 2015

Mississippi Mud Brownies

 

 

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When is a brownie more than just a brownie?  When it’s topped off with gooey marshmallows, toasted pecans and smothered in chocolate.

 

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These Mississippi Mud Brownies are highly addictive!  I don’t make them unless I know I have some place to take and share them – otherwise, I might just eat the entire pan myself!  This is one recipe you need to put at the top of your “must make soon” list-  You won’t be sorry, I promise!

 

Mississippi Mud Brownies

 

 

Mississippi Mud Brownies

Ingredients

1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans (more to taste)
1/2 cup

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July 16th, 2015

Strawberry Freezer Bars

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Hot summer days call for cool and refreshing treats!  These Strawberry Freezer are packed with summer flavor and literally melt in your mouth.  This vintage recipe reminds me of church potlucks and summer fun! What a delicious way to beat the heat!

If you need more no-bake goodies to keep you cool, try our No-bake Oreo Cheesecake, Orange Creamsicle Pie, Strawberry Pretzel Ice Cream Pie, Grasshopper Ice Cream Pie, or you can never go wrong with Chocolate, Vanilla Bean, or Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream!

 

Strawberry Freezer Bars

Ingredients

1 1/2 cup flour

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