Category Archives: Memorial Day 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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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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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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Vanilla or Chocolate? That is the question.

Chocolate or vanilla?  That is the question I have been asking myself lately.  I have always been a chocolate girl.  Then, I ate these cupcakes.  And, I had vanilla bean ice cream.  And, I ate vanilla bean crème brulee.  Now … Continue reading

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10 Ways You Know You Are In Arizona During a Rainstorm and a Popsicle Recipe

It is so funny to see a story about Arizona on the national news during our monsoon season.  They act like we are having these horribly dangerous storms and it is so terrifying, and then they usually show a picture … Continue reading

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Peach-Blueberry Crumble and a Thank You

We were going over to my parents’ house for dinner this week, and I offered to bring dessert because there was a recipe I’ve been wanting to try ever since I saw it on the Cooking Classy blog.  It is … Continue reading

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A Cute Way to Display Silverware for 4th of July

A few weeks ago we hosted a get together at our cabin up north.  I am always looking for festive ways to decorate the food table as we usually set up a buffet table at each meal where friends and … Continue reading

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Roasted Asparagus and Sun Dried Tomato Pasta Salad with Creamy Garlic Dressing

This recipe is one of the favorites I have found recently.  In the past, whenever I was asked to bring a pasta salad to a gathering, I would just cut up some tomatoes and cucumber, add it to pasta, and pour … Continue reading

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