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Lemonade Icebox Cake

Lemonade Icebox Cake

Icebox cakes are an excellent summertime dessert because they require no baking – and, thus, don’t heat up your kitchen – and they are served cold, which makes them a delightfully cool treat on a hot afternoon. These “cakes” aren’t really cakes at all. Icebox cakes are layered desserts that typically have a cookie or graham cracker base to give it structure, since they’re not ... Read More »

Meringue Girls

meringuegirls

Meringues are treats that are often underappreciated, pushed into the background to make way for cookies and other baked goods that are richer, heavier and more decadent. Meringues may be simple – made with just two basic ingredients – but their light, airy texture can be a wonderful change of pace from more overtly indulgent goodies. Meringue Girls aims to show readers that not only ... Read More »

Girl Scout Cookies Celebrate The World Cup

Girl Scouts World Cup

The World Cup is one of the most watched sporting events in the world, one that soccer fans go crazy for and even non-soccer fans can get excited about. Girl Scouts also got excited about the World Cup matches and put together a short and sweet video pitting Thin Mints against Samoas – the two most popular Girl Scout cookie flavors – in a very ... Read More »

Peanut Butter Swirled Banana Yogurt Pops

Peanut Butter Swirled Banana Yogurt Pops

A banana, honey and peanut butter sandwich was one of my favorite treats as a kid. It was a little too messy for me to take in my lunch when I went to school, but I often started out my weekend mornings with one of these slightly sticky treats. The salty richness of the peanut butter was perfect with sweet bananas and honey. These elements ... Read More »

Tovolo Slide Pops, reviewed

Tovolo Slide Pops, reviewed

Push up pops go by many different brand names, but the popsicles are all very similar. They’re packed in a (usually) cardboard tube with a plastic base that has a stick attached to the bottom it. The stick serves both as the popsicle’s handle and as a tool to push that plastic base up, forcing the popsicle up to the top of the cardboard tube, ... Read More »

Strawberry Banana Bread

Strawberry Banana Bread

Bananas seem to ripen extra-fast during the summer. I use them to make smoothies, popsicles and I even simply pop them into the freezer for later use in baking. As long as it is cool enough outside to justify heating my kitchen up with the oven, I also bake lots of banana bread. This Strawberry Banana Bread is a summery variation on classic banana bread, ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

I’ve been on a popsicle-making kick lately and Very Culinary‘s Strawberry Jam Yogurt Popsicles are a great place to kick start your own popsicle season. The pops are very easy to make and have just four ingredients: Greek yogurt, strawberry jam, honey and fresh strawberries. The jam gives a great color to the pops and really amps up the strawberry flavor, since the berry flavor ... Read More »

Six Ideas To Inspire Your Signature Kitchen

Red Kitchen Inspiration Board

The kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s the room where we cook, where we spend time with our families and the room where lots of memories are made. The kitchen should reflect your personality and style – but kitchen renovations can be very expensive, so many people put them off and make do with kitchens that just don’t quite feel like home. I ... Read More »

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