Cherry Lemonade


Beverage, Food, Tasty Tuesday

  Way back in June my daughter and I decided to make Cherry Lemonade for our neighbors. The big wind storm had knocked down much of our beloved pear trees and our neighbor and another good friend (and neighbor too) spent a lot of their weekend helping my husband clean it all up with their […]

August 6, 2013

Perfect No-Cook Strawberry Ice Cream


Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Random, Tasty Tuesday

Tasty Tuesday Recipe of the week: Perfect No-Cook Strawberry Ice Cream I made this! The recipe says you don’t need an ice cream maker but I was borrowing my mom’s KitchenAid Ice Cream Maker Attachment so figured I’d try it with that. After this part in the recipe, “Return strawberry cream to bowl with remaining strawberries…”, I used the […]

July 23, 2013

Cranberry Apple Muffins


Food, Muffins, Random, Tasty Tuesday

[yumprint-recipe id=’4′]   *Tip from The Science of Good Cooking (Cook’s Illustrated Cookbooks) about using both butter & oil in these muffins: Unlike butter, oil contains no water and is able to completely coat flour proteins and restrict them from absorbing liquid to develop gluten. We swapped some butter for oil for a moist, tender texture.

July 16, 2013

Pineapple Mango Sherbet Punch


Beverage, Food, Random, Tasty Tuesday

My beautiful and artistically talented little sister offered to design and create a logo for my blog so I asked her to do one for Tasty Tuesday. She drew it and I added the color but I’m still giving her all the credit. 🙂 Since I’ve been more consistent with at least this part of […]

July 2, 2013

Father’s Day Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie


Dessert, Food, Tasty Tuesday

Father’s Day was a day of many firsts for me in the kitchen. The Carmelized Apple Pie went to my father-in-law and my own dad. But I saved the Ch0colate dessert for the “best daddy in the world” – the father of my children. Last year, he and I enjoyed a lovely get-away weekend before baby […]

June 25, 2013