Category Archives: coconut

Dec 15

Almond Joy Cookies for the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…yes, aside from the holidays, it’s the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap! Hundreds of food bloggers have once again joined together, thanks to the hard work of Lindsay and Julie , to bake … Continue reading

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Sep 4

Coconut Custard Pie

I have to admit, I’ve never been a big fan of coconut custard pie…but this one may have won me over. Earlier this summer we celebrated my sister and brother-in-law’s birthdays, and this was his pick for his birthday dessert. … Continue reading

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Oct 28

Samoas Bars

Back after a short hiatus…we spent the last several days celebrating my Nana’s wonderful, full life. She was the matriarch of our family and the base of many of our traditions, which I will be writing about more in the … Continue reading

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Jul 24

Crispy Coconut Chicken Fingers

I don’t know about you, but sometimes when I get a craving I need to satisfy it ASAP.  And sometimes, those cravings are so strange that even I wonder where they came from.  Like a few weeks ago, when I … Continue reading

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Jan 30

What’s Baking Roundup – Snowday Treats

It was my turn to host our monthly What’s Baking? group challenge, and I figured January was the perfect month to choose a theme involving snow.  Normally, by this time of year, our area has already seen plenty of it. … Continue reading

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Jun 8

No surprise here…they’re awesome.

Another great recipe for you to consider when BBQ hopping this summer!  I brought these to a friend’s house  recently and as usual, they were a big hit.  My mom has been making these FOREVER…I love how easy they come … Continue reading

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Apr 27

Truffles – the sweet kind

Take a piece of straight up chocolate and pop it in your mouth.  Really, does it get any better than that? That’s the chocolate truffle. I made two different types on Easter – the traditional kind, and the kind you … Continue reading

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Apr 20

Easter sweets

I can’t even begin to tell you how many emails I’ve received in the past few weeks about Easter food.  Easter appetizers, Easter main dishes, Easter side dishes, Easter brunch items, and of course – Easter desserts.  It’s enough to … Continue reading

Posted in breakfast, cake, coconut, cupcakes, dessert, Easter, mango, nuts | 2 Comments
Apr 15

Spicy but sweet (and how to cut a mango)

I’m a huge fan of spicy (as you may have already guessed!), but there’s something even better about sweet and spicy.  The combination is so refreshing and challenging at the same time.  I love discovering different meals that incorporate both … Continue reading

Posted in coconut, garlic, main dishes, mango, QuickAndEasy, rice, shrimp, side dishes, spinach | 3 Comments
Apr 6

Failing the bar

Bella has been loving granola bars lately!  I thought it would be a good change to make some.  I came across this recipe for peanut butter granola and figured I’d give it a whirl…and even better, I had all of the ingredients on … Continue reading

Posted in breakfast, coconut, nuts, peanut butter, QuickAndEasy, snacks | 9 Comments