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Summer Fruit Crisp

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It’s nearing the end of summer (I *refuse* any suggestion that our warm sunny season is over), and I’m working on putting as much summer fruit in my face as possible before the end of season. Streusel and I also … Continue reading

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Skillet Cornbread (baked on the grill!)

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This month, we’re focusing on baking on the grill. Mind you, this idea came straight from Streusel’s brain. She thought that since we’re both so committed to using our outdoor grills in the summertime, we should expand our horizons and … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chunk Graham Ice Cream

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  On Friday morning, I told Brandon that one of my goals for the weekend was to eat ice cream. Since I’m a task-oriented person, I’d achieved that goal by Friday evening.   We went to Bluebird where I had a … Continue reading

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Lemony Cheesecake Ice Cream with Raspberry Swirl

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To me, homemade ice cream isn’t that different than homemade bread. With a minimal amount of effort, you end up with something extraordinarily more delicious than most anything you’d buy at the store (well, the regular store – there’s plenty … Continue reading

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Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bites

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In reviewing my recent blog posts, I realized that I keep harshing on fruit, and I think it’s important to note: I really, really love fruit. Especially right now, where it’s so cheerful and delicious and excited to be eaten. … Continue reading

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Pan Seared Zucchini

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It’s possible this is my most non-recipe recipe I’ve put on the blog, but this zucchini “technique” is by far my favorite way to prep the veggie and how we eat it most frequently. When I told Brandon it was … Continue reading

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Cherry Scones with Fresh Flower Glaze

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 I’m not too shy to acknowledge that, for this week’s post, I got fancy. Well, fancy on the outside – since I’m generally interested in making foods that are delicious yet simple, I wanted to see how I could incorporate … Continue reading

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Cherry Fruit Roll-Ups

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You know that Seinfeld where George’s girlfriend tells him that “I find the pastrami to the be most sensual of all the salted, cured meats”? I had a total flashback to that episode when I told Brandon that I was considering making cherry leather; he … Continue reading

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Strawberry Graham Ice Cream

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 Summer is coming, and while other people get ready by doing things like tanning, or perhaps setting up outdoor furniture, or maybe even switching out their wardrobes, I’ve started off my prep this year by making fruity ice cream. Because along … Continue reading

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Blueberry Nectarine Custard Pie

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   The official last day of summer is September 23rd, something that I don’t really want to talk about. It’s been a great summer, and as much as I like the fall, I’m sad to see the season end. Some of … Continue reading

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