Category Archives: 4th of July Recipes

Perfect Memorial Weekend Dishes to Bring to a Bar-B-Q

Are you invited to a bar-b-q or pot-luck for Memorial Day weekend?  It seems like quite often when asked to attend one of these type of events, I am asked to bring a side dish or dessert.  Since I love … Continue reading

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Sprinkle Cookies That Can Be Customized for Any Celebration

I made these cookies for Easter, and really enjoyed them for many reasons.  For one thing, they tasted great.  The dough is similar to chocolate chip cookie dough without the chocolate chips.  The cookies are buttery and moist and just … Continue reading

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Classic Deviled Eggs and an Easy Peeling Method That Really Works

I can’t even tell you how excited I am to have found an easy way to peel hard-boiled eggs. We usually celebrate Easter at our house by going to church, and then having a big Easter dinner with lots of … Continue reading

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Caramel Apple Pie Cups

I absolutely love anything with crumble or streusal on top – apple pie, peach tarts, blueberry muffins, soup, chicken….Well, not really so much the savory foods, but you get what I mean. This time of year is so much fun … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned Baked Beans for the Holidays

When I started to have Easter at my house every year, I wanted to serve baked beans with the traditional ham.  I set out on a mission to find baked beans like I remembered from my childhood.  Beans that are … Continue reading

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Rocky Road Fudge Brownies

I’ve made these 3 times in the last 2 weeks.  I’ve eaten them 3 times in the last 2 weeks.  I am on a diet.  I found out something very important.  Brownies are not good for a diet.  Just thought … Continue reading

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My Favorite Marinade for Grilled Chicken

I have been wanting to post this recipe for a long time as it is probably the one I’ve used the most over the last 29 years.  It is an amazing teriyaki marinade that, when marinated overnight, gives grilled chicken … Continue reading

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Cool Off This Summer with a Strawberry Lemonade Slushy

I don’t know if it is the fact that I never grew up or that the summers are so hot here in Arizona, but I absolutely love frozen drinks.   I used to make them for the kids when they … Continue reading

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Pistachio Feta Couscous Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

I saw a funny post on Instagram the other day.  It fits me exactly.  I always knew the fish, Dory, in Finding Nemo was modeled after me (she has no short-term memory).  I thought it was so cute, I just … Continue reading

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Chocolate Covered Cherry Brownies

If you like chocolate covered cherries, you are going to love these bars! They start with a layer of homemade brownies, topped with a maraschino cherry butter cream frosting, and that is covered with a rich chocolate. This dessert was for an installment of … Continue reading

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