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What better way to start off summer with some Strawberry Blueberry Pudding Pops from Taste and Tell. These pops start out with a vanilla pudding base that is flavored with fresh strawberries and fresh blueberries, then layered into pop molds to form brightly colored frozen treats that are the perfect solution to a hot summer day. The basic recipe here calls for instant pudding, which ... Read More »

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Some people prefer chocolate cake, others prefer vanilla – and fans of vanilla cake know that “plain vanilla” is often anything but plain! Lick the Bowl Good recently baked up a Very Vanilla Bundt Cake for a family birthday. The buttery cake has a whole vanilla bean scraped into the batter along with a smidge of vanilla extract. That whole bean delivers a lot of ... Read More »

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While a basic sugar cookie is a treat, it doesn’t hurt to put a twist on that classic to turn it into something a little more special. In this case, the Browned Butter Brown Sugar Cookies with Lemon Buttercream from Heather’s Dish have a couple of twists that add a lot of flavor to them. The cookies are sweet and nutty, with a rich browned ... Read More »

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One spice that you’ve probably never thought about putting into a batch of cookies is mustard, and that is exactly what makes Cookie Madness‘s Mustard Spiced Chocolate Cookies so interesting. You often find cinnamon added to chocolate to give it a little depth, but these cookies use a dry mustard powder! The mustard doesn’t dominate the chocolate, but it does bring out the more bitter ... Read More »

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Fruit roll ups are a favorite lunchtime treat of many kids, but if you go back and eat one five, ten or twenty years down the line, they won’t taste quite as you remembered them to. A better alternative to store-bought fruit roll ups are homemade fruit roll ups, and the Hungry Foodie’s Pharmacy‘s recipe for Apricot Mango Strawberry Fruit Roll Ups is a good ... Read More »

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I love angel food cake and my favorite is a plain, vanilla flavored one. That said, every once in a while I am tempted by an angel food cake with a little more flavor, like The Galley Gourmet‘s Raspberry-Swirl Angel Cake with Crème Fraîche, which looks like a perfect early summer variation on a basic angel food. The cake has a lightly sweetened raspberry puree ... Read More »

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We’re coming up on barbecue season and you won’t find a more appropriate menu to kick off the summer than Cherry Tea Cake‘s BBQ Garden Party Menu. The menu goes from drinks to dessert and every recipe – and there are quite a few – includes barbecue sauce in ways that you probably never imagined. Get grilling season started with BBQ Whiskey Sours, BBQ Mac ... Read More »

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Crisp, buttery toast generously sprinkled with cinnamon sugar was one of my favorite breakfast treats as a kid (and frankly, it still is!). That flavor combination isn’t just for breakfast anymore. Tracey’s Culinary Adventures made Cinnamon Toast Ice Cream with a recipe from Epicurious. The ice cream has a cinnamon toast-infused base and is finished off with bread cubes that have been toasted with brown ... Read More »

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