Category Archives: 4th of July

Celebrate America’s birthday with these patriotic dishes.

Creamy Coleslaw

More than just a colorful side dish. This creamy coleslaw is a delicious accompaniment to just about any summer dish. Although it does have both sour cream and mayonnaise and must be kept cold, this is perfect alongside hot dogs … Continue reading

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Fair Food at Home – Funnel Cakes

I have loved funnel cakes since I was a little girl. Every opportunity I get, which isn’t often thankfully, I indulge in a funnel cake. It is the quintessential fair food. I came across this recipe in a booklet I … Continue reading

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Strawberry Orange Mini Trifles

This is the perfect end to a meal. It’s a light, dessert that won’t leave you over-stuffed. I served this to our neighbors at our annual Memorial Day cookout. It’s quick, easy and delicious. While I used pound cake, an … Continue reading

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Tip of the Day – Fruit Shapes

Looking for a unique way to keep punch or sangria¬†cold? Use fruit shapes! Not only are they fun to eat they are practical because they won’t dilute your beverage. Let’s use a pineapple as an example. Slice the top and … Continue reading

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Best Blueberry Pie

We went blueberry picking over the weekend and came home with a bumper crop as well as 2 blueberry bushes to call our own. My youngest son loves blueberries but has never had a blueberry pie. So he requested a … Continue reading

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Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream

Some of the wonderful strawberries we picked last weekend wound up in my strawberry ice cream. This is creamy richness bursting with intense strawberry flavor. This is a non-custard ice cream and does not require eggs. I have a Cuisinart¬†ice … Continue reading

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