Take-out Tuesday, Red & White Recipes for Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is only a week away, and these red and white recipes are guaranteed to win anyone’s heart! They are also Take-out Tuesday fast and easy- Appetizers and Small Bites Pimento Cheese Cookies with Strawberry Jam     Bacon Wrapped Sweet Chili Shrimp     Tomato Canapès with Bacon & Chive Aioli     … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Peppermint Ice Cream Pie

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If you need a quick winter dessert, make this easy Peppermint Ice Cream Pie     All you need is 1 quart of peppermint ice cream, Oreo cookies, butter and some peppermint or chocolate candies for garnish     I used Hershey’s Candy Cane Kisses and  Ghiradelli Peppermint Bark     You can even use … Continue reading

Creations, Gingerbread House Cake

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Gingerbread is the December flavor of the month, and it has inspired several creations!     I made a fun little cake a few days ago, and decorated it like it was a gingerbread house     With a green wreath “roof”, gummy Christmas trees and bushes…     The boys got home from school … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, White Chocolate Cranberry Ice Cream

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Happy Tuesday!  Welcome to day 2 of the Holiday Recipe Blog Hop put on by Carol at Bluesky Kitchen You will want to visit everyone!     I am going straight to the important part of holiday dining,     Dessert!     This recipe is perfect for Thanksgiving, the December holidays and even Valentine’s … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Blueberry Cheesecake Danish

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  I’m not sure if this is breakfast or dessert     It’s berry creaminess has just the right amount of sweet without being cloying like many bakery danishes     I caught HH topping his with ice cream…    🍨     Divide the dough in half, according to the shape of your dish, you … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Sunshine & Lazy Lemon Pie

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Last week we had 3 days of torrential rain on the coast so I  created some sunshine inside with daisies, lemons     and jars of lemon pie  🍋     I saw jars of lemon pie over at Miz Helen’s Country Cottage and thought they looked like wonderful treats     Some good friends … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, 2 Bite Cherry Pies

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This is almost embarrassing   It’s cooking 101   Well, it’s not actually cooking   It’s opening a roll of dough     A can of pie filling     And baking     But it’s good!!     You end up with these delightful little 2 bite cherry pies     After 10 minutes … Continue reading

Holidays, Happy Easter & Cottontail Bunny Bottom Cookies

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Wishing you a Happy Easter!   We are celebrating with Golden Eggs     and Cottontail Bunny Bottom Cookies     I wanted to make these for you last weekend, but other bunny bottoms got in the way     Egg dying and birthday partying     I used refrigerated sugar cookie dough and tried … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Pistachio Ganache

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This is the easiest and maybe most sinful chocolate cake I have ever had…     You need this in your life!     It will make you feel lucky and blessed!       *Sigh*….     If you’re not a fan of pistachios, leave them off or substitute another nut, crumbled cookies or … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Luscious Lemon Raspberry Pastry

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The birds were chirping in the South this weekend, temps hit 70 and spring was in the air       My thoughts went straight to springtime holidays, and lighter tasting desserts after Valentine’s Day chocolates       This creamy lemon raspberry pastry would be at home for breakfast, brunch afternoon tea or dessert … Continue reading

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