Peach Berry Cornmeal Sheet Cake Recipe

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Peach Berry Cornmeal Sheet Cake A peachy sweet, dense and delicious sheet cake feeds a crowd and tastes just like summer. Plump berries and juicy peach slices top a cornmeal pound cake with tons of flavor and texture. Everyone will be reaching for an end slice to enjoy the crispy edges. It’s intensely delicious alone […]

Sweet Berry Shortcakes Recipe

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Bursting Sweet Berry Shortcakes are one of my favorite desserts (or even breakfast).  Fresh, plump berries on a sweet shortcake and smothered with fluffy whipped cream make this a simple, yet amazing treat.  Spring has officially begun! I love when it’s in full gear (April – May). Each year, I like to go berry-picking and come […]

Gingerbread House Graham Cracker Dough

Since its the time of year for making memories with gingerbread houses, I’m sharing an excellent recipe for homemade graham crackers.  This dough is so versatile and easy to shape into walls and roof pieces to make the perfect gingerbread house of any size.  Merry Christmas! So, what did I do with those soft, sweet, […]

Oregano Overload Greek Salad

Oregano is a rich source of Vitamin K and Omega-3’s. However, what first brought my attention to this aromatic herb was McCormick’s free recipe booklet I picked up in the grocery store. It’s a mini flip-book, centered around the antioxidant value of specific herbs and spices. Antioxidant POWERHOUSES in order of strength: CINNAMON, OREGANO, TURMERIC, CURRY, GINGER, THYME, PAPRIKA,  ROSEMARY, GARLIC POWDER […]

Homemade Chocolate Syrup

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Here’s a perfect recipe for gooey, rich chocolate syrup (without preservatives and other chemicals). This is so thick and chocolatey!  This chocolate syrup is great for making chocolate milk, topping ice cream, drizzling over Puffy German Pancakes, adding to brownie batter, or (my favorite) adding to my iced coffee! Homemade Chocolate Syrup 3/4 C Water […]

How To Make Sun Tea

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A nice, cold glass of iced tea on a hot day is just so refreshing!  Back in Texas, we had many 100+ degree days in a row.  It got out of hand! I grew up in Maryland so I’m used to hot summers but not like Texas heat! My mom used to make iced tea […]