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How to Make Homemade Strawberry Jam

After making your first batch of homemade strawberry jam, you’ll never buy store bought again. It’s surprisingly easy and the flavor simply doesn’t compare. I’ve heard stories from both my own grandmother and The Husband’s grandmother about preserving food in jars – or “putting up” homegrown fruits and vegetables from […]

Thyme and Lemon Loaf Cake

Fresh lemon zest, fresh thyme and a sweet lemon glaze give this tangy thyme and lemon loaf cake a fresh, clean springtime flavor. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. Move over banana bread. You’ve been replaced. […]

Strawberry Ice Cream Cake

Strawberry Ice Cream Cake with Oreo Crust

Cool off with this sweet, refreshing no churn strawberry ice cream cake. Creamy ice cream filling is layered over an Oreo cookie crust and whipped topping. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. Every spring, I stalk […]

Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

Cucumber tea sandwiches are a classic, elegant appetizer  Cream cheese, herbs and bacon bits are layered between soft white bread. Special occasions, such as a bridal tea or a baby shower, usually call for a large platter of cucumber sandwiches. elegantly presented on a piece of Wilton pewter or McCarty pottery. […]

Hummingbird Bundt Cake

Hummingbird Bundt Cake

A darling of Southern desserts, Hummingbird Bundt Cake combines sliced bananas, crushed pineapples and chopped with a spiced cake batter. The slightly sweet cake is then topped with decadent cream cheese icing and more chopped pecans. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate […]