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small jar of fig preserves on a meat and cheese tray

Homemade Fig Preserves

This simple homemade fig preserves recipe contains only five ingredients. But the flavor is undeniably delicious. Whip up a batch today! When I was a little girl, my dad planted a fig tree in my parent’s front yard. Over the last 30-something plus years, it has produced quite a lot […]

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 […]

slice of blueberry breakfast cake on a white plate sitting on a white and green napkin

Buttermilk and Blueberry Breakfast Cake

Juicy blueberries, lemon zest and tangy buttermilk make this easy to prepare buttermilk and blueberry breakfast cake an early morning pleaser. I never knew my kids were such blueberry fans until we went blueberry picking last summer. My best friend’s husband knew a fellow who had SO MANY bushes bursting […]

one slice of fresh strawberry pie topped with whipped cream on a floral plate on a blue background

Fresh Strawberry Pie

Fresh strawberry pie is an easy, no-bake pie with made with fresh strawberries in a sweet glaze chilled in a prebaked pie crust. A juicy burst of berry is in every bite! We are fortunate that we have a nice little farmer’s market about five minutes from our house. Every […]