Category Archives: Fruit

Peach Shortcakes with Bourbon Whipped Cream

Here’s one dessert you’ll want to make for your Labor Day barbecue this coming weekend. A southern-style twist on everyone’s favorite peach shortcakes. Ripe peaches, bourbon whipped cream and toasted pecans sandwiched between a warm cakelike biscuit.  In one word-incredible! 🙂 Serve this … Continue reading

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Flaky Peach Turnovers

Take advantage of summer’s bounty of peaches with these flaky homemade Peach Turnovers. Stuffed with diced peaches and baked in a homemade flaky puff pastry, these  turnovers make for a perfect brunch or summer dessert. The secret to working with the homemade puff pastry … Continue reading

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Summer Peach Cake

With the surplus of farm fresh peaches that are available in the markets this time of year, I am always with looking for new recipes to use them in. I have actually had this recipe bookmarked for over a year. I’m … Continue reading

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Chewy Cherry Almond Bars

Happy Monday everyone! Did you get a chance to watch any of the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games this weekend? We have been glued to the television ever since the opening ceremony on Friday night. I love watching Team USA complete in … Continue reading

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Lemon Blueberry Doughnut Muffins

I make blueberry muffins a lot during the summer months. Usually I make my favorite recipe, but sometimes a recipe comes along that just makes me want to run into the kitchen and bake. That is exactly what happened with I … Continue reading

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Sweet Cherry Slab Pie

Nothing is better than a freshly baked pie for a summer cookout, especially if it can be made into a perfectly portable dessert like this incredible slab pie. I have had my eye on making a slab pie ever since … Continue reading

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Strawberries ‘n Cream Muffins

Moist and tender muffins studded with fresh strawberries and a delicious cream cheese filling baked right in the middle. One of my readers, Elisabeth, told me about this recipe back in May and I have been waiting for the perfect time to … Continue reading

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Cherry Hand Pies

Forget the plates and utensils! This is the best way to bring a pie to a cookout or picnic! As I have mentioned numerous times I am a huge fan of fruit pies, but sometimes they are just too messy to … Continue reading

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Raspberry Chocolate Cookies

Thank you so much for the kind words for the Gender Reveal Cupcakes! Andrew and I are beyond excited! Everyone that thought we would be having a girl was so surprised when they bit into the cupcake and saw the bright … Continue reading

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Double Chocolate Cherry Muffins

Some days you really need something rich and chocolatey for breakfast! Oh wait? What did you say? Usually rich and chocolatey foods are eaten at dessert? Nonsense! I have learned that anything goes these past couple weeks. Blueberry pie at eight … Continue reading

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