Patriotic Recipes for Memorial Day and 4th of July

Homemade Vanilla Bean Ice Cream – With a Patriotic Twist

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

Cakes and Cupcakes · Patriotic Recipes for Memorial Day and 4th of July

4th of July (or Memorial Day) Cupcakes

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

Cakes and Cupcakes · Patriotic Recipes for Memorial Day and 4th of July

Oh-oh Say Can You Eat… Fabulous 4th of July Recipes!

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!

brownies · Patriotic Recipes for Memorial Day and 4th of July

Red, White, and Blue Brownies

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

Patriotic Recipes for Memorial Day and 4th of July

4th of July Juice Pops

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

Cakes and Cupcakes · Patriotic Recipes for Memorial Day and 4th of July

4th of July Cake 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

Patriotic Recipes for Memorial Day and 4th of July

Red, White, and Blue "Cheesecake" Strawberries

Red, White, and Blue Cheesecake Strawberries These yummy strawberries require no baking, no fuss, and very little prep time.  Plus, they are so gorgeous, you will look like you worked really hard!  A strawberry is essentially filled with a cheesecake filling and then topped with a fresh blueberry.  So good. Ingredients:24 strawberries6 oz cream cheese (room… Continue reading Red, White, and Blue "Cheesecake" Strawberries