Posts Tagged ‘berries’

Blueberry Cobbler

Blueberry Cobbler

Yes, making blueberry cobbler out of season is a bit odd for me to recommend.  I try to utilize fresh ingredients where and when I can so blueberries in the fall is unusual.  Why this post is the exception to the rule is 1) I love blueberries and 2) I froze many quarts of blueberries […]

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Poached Pears with Raspberry

Poached Pears with Raspberry

Do you sometimes feel there is not enough room in your oven?  See that picture over there to the right?  That was my oven many years ago at Thanksgiving.  Everything was packed in there like sardine’s in a can.  I was alternating time spent in the oven based on the temp, trying to balance the […]

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Cupcakes Got the Blues

Cupcakes Got the Blues

I get the feeling everyone took this week off and I hope it’s because they are preparing a lovely feast for the Independence Day BBQ. In case that is the truth (is everyone grinning yet?), here is another recipe for holiday. Red Velvet Cupcakes with blueberry frosting! Cupcake Ingredients: 2 1/2 c. flour 1 1/2 […]

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Fluffy Fruity Dip

Fluffy Fruity Dip

Oh my goodness is this recipe rich.  Aunt Barb makes it for us and I usually forget my manners and stand over the table grazing until my stomach aches.  Not good for a grown woman, now is it?  I make this for my summer girlfriend gathering, giving each girl their own small bowl of dip […]

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Merry Meringue

Merry Meringue

Meringue is a hard word to spell and even harder to pronounce for a first grader.  My mother tells a great story of me passing the local bakery and reading the sign in the door.  Lemon meringue pie came out of my mouth as lemon mer-gan-ee.  I struggled to say it correctly but always knew […]

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Mango Parfait

Mango Parfait

Hands up, who loves the word parfait as much as the parfait itself?  I have this odd attraction to the word.  The obvious attraction is it’s French origin but it also conjures up images of a refreshing, light, very satisfying sweet treat. This recipe is for a mango parfait.  I have the recipe with amaretto […]

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R.S.V.P.s

R.S.V.P.s

I have experienced countless frustrating moments surrounding the lack of R.S.V.Ps to my events.  One year I entertained 50 people for an Independence Day party and over 20 guests finally sent their R.S.V.P. two days before the party!  Now all you fabulous hosts and hostesses know that I had already shopped for the food and […]

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