Category Archives: fruit

Sep 26

Sweet Cinnamon Crockpot Applesauce

We made our annual apple picking trip last week.  Bella and her friends had fun, even it kind of got old after a little while.  All of the apples were high up in the trees and they couldn’t reach much … Continue reading

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Sep 19

Frozen Berry Cobbler

Just because berry season is over doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy them.  If you’re like me, you end up with a TON of them over the summer and freeze them since it’s basically impossible to consume them all before they … Continue reading

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Jul 23

Lemon-Blueberry Crumb Bars

I know there are people out there who knock down New Jersey.  And I’ll assume that those people have never been here…because if they were, they’d know for sure that it’s pretty awesome. The “what exit are you?” jokes, along … Continue reading

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Jul 20

Watermelon, Feta & Basil Salad

I’ve been trying to come up with creative ways to satisfy my sweet tooth that aren’t too “bad”.  Don’t get me wrong, I’ve been loving my ice cream, but sometimes you have to push it aside and behave yourself. And … Continue reading

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Jul 6

Hawaiian Pulled Pork

It’s been a scorcher of a summer already!  It pains me to turn the oven on…even the stovetop makes my kitchen hotter than it needs to be.  I don’t even want to think about what August will be like! Time … Continue reading

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Jun 29

Teriyaki Turkey Burgers

This time around our recipe swap theme was one of my favorites…burgers (and sandwiches, too).  Frank just isn’t a big fan of burgers for dinner at home, or even when we’re out.  I mean, don’t get me wrong…he’ll eat them … Continue reading

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Apr 6

Strawberry Cream Cheese Muffins

Our latest recipe swap theme was fruit.  Fruit in anything – sweet or savory.  And I was very happy to receive Katie’s recipe for these delicious muffins.  Be sure to check out her blog if you don’t already know about … Continue reading

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Apr 3

Hawaiian Pork & Pineapple

We ordered Chinese food over the weekend for the first time in a while.  I was beat from a busy day and just didn’t want to worry about cooking or dishes.  We were all about chilling out and watching a … Continue reading

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Mar 2

Pineapple Coconut Ice Cream

“The Descendants” takes place in Hawaii, so as part of my 24×24 party last weekend I knew the dish I’d choose to represent it would be something tropical.  Since the movie ends with the family sitting on the couch eating … Continue reading

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Dec 28

Winter freshness

How many of you do the Feast of the Seven Fishes for Christmas Eve?  Or, maybe you don’t, but would like to start? I plan on sharing some of our recipes with you…I was going to do one big Christmas … Continue reading

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