dessert

Recipe: Rhubarb Strawberry Crisp

I want to make sure you are using up all those great strawberries and the excess rhubarb from your patch ( or in my case, my neighbor’s patch).  This has the perfect sweetness/tartness flavor and the crunchy topping makes it one of my favorite desserts.  Best served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream!…
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Recipe: Rhubarb Coffee Cake

This is one of my favorite ways to use Rhubarb from my neighbor’s patch.  It has been ready to pick for a few weeks, but I finally had time to pick some and get it all cut up.  The first thing I made was this delicious coffee cake.  It is super easy to make and…
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Betty Crocker Watermelon Cupcakes

Have you seen the new Betty Crocker Watermelon Cupcake Mix and Betty Crocker Watermelon Frosting? source When I saw this cake mix and frosting at our local Target store, I thought it would be fun to try it. It the middle of this nasty winter, a little bit of summer was just what we needed…
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Recipe: Chocolate Cherry Coke Cake

I have been wanting to try this cake for awhile and decided that Mother’s Day was the perfect day for it. It is super simple, starting with a chocolate cake mix.  This cake is extremely moist and full of cherry chocolate flavor. CHOCOLATE CHERRY COKE CAKE Serves 12-15 1 Box Chocolate Cake Mix 1 Cup…
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Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

I made these and they were delicious.  I feel like I am always trying to find that perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe and these are pretty darn close.  I found the recipe in my March 2012 Food Network Magazine.  These were part of the Chocolate Chip Cookie feature under the Chewy category.  You should definitely…
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Some Delicious Recipes – Banana Bread and Cookies

I spent my Friday baking for our annual church fall bazaar.  I did some internet surfing and found some recipes that I wanted give a shot.  I am always searching for the perfect banana bread recipe.  I have plenty of ok ones in my stash, but I am always looking for THE ONE.  I found…
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10 Day Give Day 6

Today I was able to spend my entire day (while the kids were in school) at home.  So, I took that opportunity to CLEAN OUR HOUSE. It was way beyond the “NEED” stage and was at the “CATASTROPHIC” stage.  I scrubbed floors, vacuumed in corners, and dusted every single item on shelves.  I feel so much…
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Recipe: Betty Crocker’s Caramel-Peanut Butter Bars

I wanted to try these yummy looking bars and I decided the last day of school was the perfect day to make these for my family.  These bars didn’t disappoint!  Pat said they tasted like a Snickers.  I also took some to a weekend BBQ and they got many rave reviews.  To get a printable…
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A Recipe Repeat on a Beautiful Saturday

This morning we had to get up WAY TOO EARLY for our final soccer games of the season.  And, true to form, it started raining as soon as we got there.  It rained all the way through both of our games and everyone came home muddy, soaking wet, and glad we have one less thing…
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The Circle Cupcakes

Once a year, I am in charge of hosting our Ladies’ Circle at our church.  I am the youngest member and enjoy getting together with the “older” ladies of our congregation.  But, sometimes, the pressure of hosting can be heavy.  I feel like the tables need to be decorated just right for the season.  I…
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