Monthly Archives: June 2015

Rustic Blueberry Galette

Sometimes fluting the edge of a pie crust is just hard, right? (I know I’m not alone on that one.) Or maybe you really feel like making a pie but all of your pie pans are dirty. (I mean, in … Continue reading

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Weekly Menu Plan #34

Katie’s plan: Breakfast for dinner: pancakes, blueberries, orange juice Dinner cookout with family: hot dogs, corn on the cob, watermelon wedges, chips, s’mores Tostadas with refried beans and guacamole, served with sour cream, cheese, salsa, and baby spinach; watermelon Homemade … Continue reading

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How to Make Your Own Smoothies!

Summertime, and the livin’ is… humid! I don’t know where you live, but it gets pretty hot and muggy here in the summer. Sometimes it’s just too hot to eat. The kids want a snack, and they’re asking for something … Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate Cheesecake-Filled Cupcakes

I created a recipe for dark chocolate cupcakes filled with chocolate chip-studded cheesecake for Martin’s Supermarkets. This is a favorite recipe from my childhood, made even better by replacing a boxed devil’s food cake mix with homemade cake batter. Check … Continue reading

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Pasta Salad

Pasta salad is a great potluck dish. It keeps well, the flavor packs a nice punch, and it is endlessly variable. This is my mom’s recipe, which I still make mostly the way she does. My one update is to … Continue reading

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Weekly Menu Plan #33

Katie’s plan: Turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, peas and carrots, homemade spiced applesauce, leftover soda bread Deli Ranch Wraps, salad with fixings, cantaloupe Lunch with family Turkey soup, sandwich bread, cantaloupe Leftover night: Pasta casserole, rice, cloverleaf rolls, salad, grapes Cheeseburgers … Continue reading

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How to Build Your Own Ice Cream Cakes

I scream. You scream. I mean, come on, everyone loves ice cream, right? But an ice cream CAKE? Now all of a sudden you have a party! We couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate our 100th Post! Instead … Continue reading

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