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Baked Corn (Perfect for Freezing)

Baked Corn (Perfect for Freezing)

One of my favorite things fresh out of the garden is corn.  So sweet and crisp and yummy!  We got our hands on some fresh local cobs last week and although we cooked a few of them up right away I…

Blueberry Lemon Bundt Cake {Recipe}

Blueberry Lemon Bundt Cake {Recipe}

I had a big container of blueberries in the fridge that we picked up on sale recently. Although we just like to eat them straight up or in a fruit salad I had to find another way to use some…

Cupcake Bouquet With Chocolate Leaves

Cupcake Bouquet With Chocolate Leaves

Although I love just about everything about summer I have to admit I love the colors of fall.  They are so rich and dramatic.  Fall was the inspiration for this creation.  It would be a perfect display for a fall…

Panna Cotta with Saskatoon Berry Sauce Recipe (NSA option)

Panna Cotta with Saskatoon Berry Sauce Recipe (NSA option)

Panna Cotta may actually be my favorite dessert ever.  It’s the perfect little treat after a rich meal.  Light, creamy and not too sweet.  I know that many people are under the impression that it’s difficult to make (like risotto)…

Ranchified Veggie Cakes {Recipe}

Ranchified Veggie Cakes {Recipe}

When I was asked to take part in the Hidden Valley Ranch Recipe Challenge I couldn’t resist the challenge! What is the challenge?  To “ranchify” a recipe with an emphasis on fresh ingredients.  I knew right away which of my…

Spinach, Egg & Feta Pockets {Recipe}

Spinach, Egg & Feta Pockets {Recipe}

  We love eggs in our house. Really love them. I also love to cook with them. They are so easy, convenient, versatile and healthy. When I was out picking up a few groceries the other day I noticed that…

Asparagus Tart {Recipe}

Asparagus Tart {Recipe}

My husband loves asparagus.  Me, well not so much.  But my husband and daughter both love things that I don’t care for and for me it’s about the joy of cooking so I’m always game to try new recipes even…

Food Friday – Pasta Primavera {Recipe}

Food Friday – Pasta Primavera {Recipe}

In my quest to make family friendly (ie my three year old will eat it) dinners I decided to try a new dish recently.  She loves pasta and is pretty good with her veggies so Pasta Primavera sounded like a…

Meringue Cookies {Recipe}

Meringue Cookies {Recipe}

Fluffy, crunchy, light and oh so pretty – these little meringue cookies are good on their own (if you have a sweet tooth) but they are also perfect to serve along side a dish of fresh berries or make a…

Peeps Sunflower Cake {Recipe}

Peeps Sunflower Cake {Recipe}

I first saw a picture of the Peeps Sunflower Cake a couple of years ago and keep meaning to make it but never seem to get around to it.  When I was out shopping last week and saw the little…

Braised Short Ribs with Beet & Bacon Salad {Recipes}

Braised Short Ribs with Beet & Bacon Salad {Recipes}

Short ribs are a favorite in our house.  My husband is also a fan of beets and picked up some rather nice looking ones the other day. Beef and beets are a fabulous combination.  This is my take on what…

Food Friday – Hi Hat Cupcakes Recipe

Food Friday – Hi Hat Cupcakes Recipe

I’ve been wanting to try my hand at making these for a while and thought Valentine’s was the perfect time to give these sweet mounds of goodness a whirl.  I did tint the filling pink but it doesn’t show up…

Candy Nuts Recipe (Sugar Free Option)

Candy Nuts Recipe (Sugar Free Option)

Following a relatively sugar free and lower carb lifestyle this simple recipe for making candied nuts is right up my alley. They work equally well with sugar or Splenda or Stevia.  I’ve used cashews in the picture below because I…

Simple & Scrumptious Brownie Cookie Recipe

Simple & Scrumptious Brownie Cookie Recipe

Between parenting a two year old, working full time outside the home and all of the family and other obligations that most of us have, I find that most of my holiday baking is being done “after hours”. Not only…

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