June 26th, 2015

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June 17th, 2015

Summer Berry Crumb Bars

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I am so ready for the lazy days of summer, and these Summer Berry Crumb Bars are the perfect way to celebrate!  There is nothing here but fresh summer berries and an easy-to-make crumb crust.  I used a mix of strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries in this picture, but you can use one berry or whatever you have on hand.  Pop it in the oven for a beautiful and delicious summer treat.

 

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These didn’t last long at my house – I’m sure you’ll have the same problem.

 

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Summer Berry Crumb Bars

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June 12th, 2015

Father’s Day Favorites

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In honor of dad’s big day (coming up next week in case you haven’t noticed), we have rounded up some of our favorite treats to make the day simply delicious!

 

 

“Dad’s Secret Stash” tag-   You absolutely can’t go wrong when you wrap up his favorite treats or bake his favorite goodies.  {Don’t forget Grandpa – there is a tag for him too!}

 

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“You’re the BEST DAD I’ve Ever Had” tag – for those dads who appreciate a sense of humor!

 

BBQ Ribs

Restaurant Style Back Ribs – What dad wouldn’t love this!

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June 3rd, 2015

Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake

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Summer months bring lots of get together with food and fun.  And what’s a good summer potluck without chocolate cake?  When I saw this recipe for Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake in Southern Living, my taste buds immediately went back to Church potlucks and a woman who always made this mayonnaise cake.  At the time I admit it sounded a little weird, but after one bite I was as believer!

 

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The mayo acts like sour cream to give this cake a rich and moist flavor.  Top it off with cream cheese frosting and you’ll see how fast this cake

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May 28th, 2015

Grilled Avocado with Mango-Pineapple Salsa

 

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Memorial Day usually officially opens Grilling Season; however, the relentless rain we have been experiencing in Texas is putting a damper on our grilling season! When you have the chance, and your grill is hot, you must make these Grilled Avocados.  They are so simple, but they incredibly yummy and go with just about anything you’ve got on the grill.

All you need to do is season them with a little olive oil, lime juice, and salt and pepper.

 

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Next just place them on the grill for 5-6 minutes.

 

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