July 7th, 2016

Easy Summer Nectarine Tart


Don’t we all love amazing food when it is fast and easy? This Summer Nectarine Tart is so fresh, so delicious, and so beautiful, no one would ever know just how little effort it took.

Frozen puff pastry makes a simple but, delicious crust for the juicy nectarines- just thaw and fill.  A brush of raspberry jelly compliments the fruit and makes this tart the perfect end to your summer dining.




Of course, a scoop of ice cream is always a welcome addition, but you’ll love the fresh flavor with our without it.



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June 27th, 2016

4th of July Favorites

June 20th, 2016

Ginger Lemonade



Hello Summer!  Today marks the first official day of summer and all indicators seem to point to a hot one.  The good news is it is also officially lemonade season!  This Ginger Lemonade has captured my taste buds this year.  The ginger perfectly compliments the lemons for a mild fresh taste that’s not too sweet, yet simply delicious.  Play with the recipe below to find your perfect blend of sweet and tart.  Most important – relax and enjoy the season!


Ginger Lemonade


1 1/2 cups sugar

10-12 slices fresh ginger

4 quarts water (divided use)

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June 16th, 2016

All about DAD

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In honor of dad’s big day this week, we have updated up some of our favorite treats to make his 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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Seriously Nuts About You – free printable


“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 doesn’t love ribs!

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June 9th, 2016

Italian Lemon Pound Cake



Nothing says summer like the fresh taste of lemon.  This Italian Lemon Pound Cake is perfect for all your upcoming events.  It’s pretty enough for a bridal shower and easy enough for a summer potluck.  This cake is so moist and tastes so fresh with a splash of lemon glaze.  You can make it ahead (even freeze), and serve for a wonderful end to any meal- you may want to try it with some fresh berries and a dollop of  whipped cream for even more goodness.  Finally, I added some lemon buttercream for even more amazing lemon flavor. No

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Caramel Potatoes

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