I love making these flag pies because they are so beautiful and festive. I’ll let you in on a little secret- they are way easier to make than they look. All you need are some star shaped cookie cutters. I use about a 1″ one that I found at Michaels, and a few smaller star… Continue reading Patriotic (Flag) Pie
I don’t want to lock myself into anything here, but: Oh. My. Goodness. I may never buy store bought ice cream again. My handsome husband bought me my first ever ice cream maker for Mother’s Day and I am in love. I have never tasted better ice cream, and I can’t wait to experiment with… Continue reading Homemade Vanilla Bean Ice Cream – With a Patriotic Twist
Easiest. Thing. Ever. This isn’t really a recipe, it’s a technique. Such an easy technique, in fact, that your toddler can help you do it. My two year old was my assistant today, although she kept calling them either “pancakes” or “muffins” instead of cupcakes. 🙂 These cupcakes are so easy and fun, and all… Continue reading 4th of July (or Memorial Day) Cupcakes
A collection of my best 4th of July Recipes for next weekend. How about an appetizer to ge the party started? Guacamole! Or Caprese Appetizers! For the BBQ: Try my Skewers with Chicken & Pineapple or my BBQ Marinated Flank Steak Need a side dish? No problem… How about Alan Kimball’s Famous Potato Salad Or Easy… Continue reading Oh-oh Say Can You Eat… Fabulous 4th of July Recipes!
Red, White, and Blue 4th of July Brownies This really isn’t a recipe, it’s more of a cute idea. Star shaped red, white and blue brownies for the 4th of July. I saw it in my Betty Crocker magazine. Basically, you bake some brownies (I use Betty Crocker’s 9×13 Family Size boxed mix, which I… Continue reading Red, White, and Blue Brownies
Homemade Juice Pops for the 4th of July A fun one to make with your kids! Plus, you control the ingredients, so you can make them with 100% juice to control the added sugar! A festive and cute 4th of July dessert. What You’ll Need:Cranberry juice (I used Cran-Raspberry)LemonadeBlue sports drink, like Gatorade or PoweradePopscicle Sticks… Continue reading 4th of July Juice Pops
4th of July Cake Pops These adorable cake pops are decorated for the 4th of July, but they could really be decorated and used for any occasion under the sun. I especially like to do cake pops for parties, bridal showers, and baby showers. Ingredients:1 plain white cake (or any kind of cake you want to use)… Continue reading 4th of July Cake Pops