Sweet Summertime

It’s hot. Humid. Sultry. Insultingly sticky. But when you’re 4, and you have a watering hole to cool off in, well, life just isn’t that bad.

Chocolate Cheesecake Filled Strawberries

For Easter dessert this year, we made two desserts that were new to our traditional menu.  One was the Lemon Poke Cake that I posted about earlier this week and the other was cheesecake and chocolate filled strawberries. And O.M.G. were they DELICIOUS! This recipe was inspired by my trusty Kraft Food and Family Magazine … Read more

Tomato and Mozzarella Salad with Fresh Basil

Now, I am going to call this one “salad” for lack of a better word.  I would say it’s actually more of a “fresh, cold, summer side dish for when your garden is spewing tomatoes and you can’t bear the idea of heating up the kitchen to cook.” Simple and delicious. Some of my friends … Read more

Patriotic Chocolate Marshmallow Pops

What do you do when you have already-melted chocolate and sprinkles left over from flag strawberries, sticks left over from cake pops and marshmallows left over from cake batter Rice Krispie treats? I came up with these little treats – they will look perfect amid other patriotic themed desserts.  You can put them on a … Read more

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