Spring and Summer

homemade peach ice cream in a small blue bowl with spoons to the side

Homemade Peach Ice Cream

Step back into your childhood with a bowl of yummy, creamy homemade peach ice cream. Fresh peaches are combined with cream, vanilla and sugar. My ice cream maker gets quite a work out during the summer. It’s one of our favorite treats and my boys think it’s so much fun […]

mixed berry fried pies

Mixed Berry Fried Pies

Mixed berry fried pies are the perfect summer time treat. Blueberries and strawberries are simmered with sugar and fried in a flaky pie crust. Whoever invented the fried pie should be given a posthumous James Beard Award. Think about it. Everything that is good about pie packaged into a neat […]

blueberry icebox cake garnished with mint leaves on a white plate served on a blue and white napkin with a silver cake server and a small bowl of blueberries in the background

Blueberry Icebox Cake

Blueberry icebox cake is a light a refreshing summer dessert. Angel food cake is layered with sweetened cream cheese, whipped cream and blueberries. Rising temperatures and the abundance of summer produce seem to beg for a light sweet dessert loading with fresh fruit. Oh my word, does fit the bill! […]

Summer Berry Punch

  Summer berry punch is a fizzy, fruity drink made with white grape juice, lemon-lime soda and fresh fruit. Kid-friendly or substitute sparkling wine for an adult version. During the summer months, we seem to go through a lot of pink lemonade and sweet tea. However, sometimes I like to […]

grilled pork skewers on a white platter drizzled with bourbon glaze

Bourbon Glazed Pork Skewers

Add some flare to your backyard bash with these mouthwatering pork skewers kabobs coated in a sweet glaze of bourbon and orange juice. We love to grill when the weather warms up. Correction … The Husband loves to grill. I love that he loves to grill because that means I […]