Red, White and Blue Chocolate Covered Patriotic Strawberries

These sweet treats will cheer up any dessert table! You will need: Fresh strawberries, rinsed White chocolate melts Blue sugar sprinkles How to make: Place chocolate in your melter and heat until thoroughly melted. Place wax paper on your workspace.  (I laid out a piece of wax paper on the table and then placed another … Read more

Slow Cooker Lasagna

The other day I was in the mood for lasagna.  The last time I cooked a lasagna was about 4 years ago, so needless to say, I was a bit rusty. I put out the call on Facebook and, as always, ya didn’t let me down.  I was referred to this Slow Cooker Lasagna recipe … Read more

3 Minute S’Mores

Tonight I had a hankering in the worst way for a campfire favorite – S’mores.  But there was no way I was heading outside at 10 pm to build a campfire. This incredibly quick, no-mess oven recipe for S’mores makes some super tasty treats – just like the real thing! You will need: graham crackers … Read more

Strawberry Freezer Jam

Jam. Making your own jam.  From fruit that you just picked. Does it get any more Little House on the Prairie than that?  Short of stocking the root cellar in case of long, blizzard-y winter, I think not. So today we made our way to a local favorite – Tabora Farm.  This weekend kicked off … Read more

Cake Pop Flower Pot Gift or Centerpiece

So I guess I was on a cake pop high after a successful first attempt at baking/dipping them.  I had teacher gifts and Mother’s Day gifts on the brain and had an idea. I took a small clay pot and glued a piece of Styrofoam to the bottom.  I arranged three of our cake pops … Read more