Mediterranean Chopped Salad

Mediterranean Chopped Salad - you won't be able to stop eating this fresh, vibrant tasting salad. Perfect for parties, potlucks, picnics!

It’s so funny to me how certain memories are forever etched in the recesses of our minds and the most unexpected little thing can transport us back to a moment in time. This delicious salad has done that for me, taking me to my first glimpse of the Mediterranean Sea …………. 

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Sweet Cherry Freezer Jam - capture summer in a jar with this delicious, super easy jam.

Sweet Cherry Freezer Jam

  If you run into the grocery store and you see something like this, stop dead in your tracks and ……….

Best Ever Vanilla Cupcakes and Buttercream, the name says it all! This is what every wedding cake should taste like!

Best Ever Vanilla Cupcakes and Buttercream Icing

When I was asked recently to make baby shower cupcakes for a sweet friend’s daughter (who’s expecting a girl in October), I was not only honored, but let’s just say I was tickled PINK …………. can you tell? I knew, without even having to contemplate, that I’d be using this wonderful cupcake recipe. I’ve shared it once… 

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Capris Salad with Fresh Corn,

Caprese Salad with Fresh Corn

  One of our local markets has the best, freshest corn all summer long and it seems that I just can’t help myself …………. every time I run in for a ” little of this” or “one of those”, I end up running out with a big bag, poking out here there and everywhere, filled with sweet,… 

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Honey Roasted Almonds. Sweet, salty and super delicous. So simple too, they're done in less than 30 minutes!

Honey and Sea Salt Roasted Almonds

It’s a sad, Mother Hubbard-sad, type of  day ………. when the almond jar is empty and when a peek in the freezer reveals there aren’t any more of these sweet-salty-crunchy Honey and Sea Salt Roasted Almonds left. We love them for snacks (WARNING! - extremely addictive!), sprinkled on ice cream sundaes, in salads and on oatmeal. But our favorite way to enjoy… 

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Raspberry Melt-Aways

Raspberry Melt-Aways

Oh. My. Word! Have you ever tasted something so delicious that it made you say something like that - right out loud? That’s exactly what this one said ………. ………. when she took the first bite of these Raspberry Melt-Aways. “This one” is Annie, one of our three sweet girls (granddaughters) who flew in from London last Friday. They’re here… 

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Basil. So prolific (if you know what to do with it), so delicious!

How to Grow Pest-Free, Healthy Basil

How to Grow Pest-Free, Healthy Basil You know the scenario …… You carefully purchased the best potting soil money can buy, you even bought a brand new pot to plant your beloved baby basil plants in the pot color even matches your house, for cryin’ out loud. You put the stones for drainage in the bottom of the pot… 

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