Blue Ribbon Carrot Cake

I have made this cake twice in one week. The first time I made it was for a friends birthday and used some of the batter to make about 6 cupcakes so Randy and I could have some. Having a new neighbor next to us, 3 of the cupcakes went to her and so I … Continue reading

Vanilla Cream Fruit Tart

Wow, this is delicious. Because I had ladies over this morning for Bible Study, it is so exciting to me to look for new things to make for them. When I ran across this Taste of Home, 2017 magazine the other day, the picture of the fruit grabbed my attention. I did vary it just … Continue reading

Banana Caramel Cheesecake Pie

Paula Deen has just hit a home run with me. Just received my new PD magazine and every page is filled with either recipes for fried green tomato recipes, which included a BLT with the FGT or amazing summer ice box pies. If she had not been my favorite cook, she would be now. Every … Continue reading

Homemade Ice Cream

Wednesday evening the kids came over for dinner. They said that they wanted some home made ice cream. I have one of the Hamilton Beach 1.5 qt Electric Ice Cream Makers that we use A LOT!  So I decided to have vanilla ice cream and individual cherry fried pies( recipe is already on blog) for … Continue reading

Spring & Summer Peach Pie

A new friend who is my neighbor brought me this recipe. Her grandmother use to make it and she said it is just delicious and perfect for those spring and summer luncheons or just dessert when you are sitting out on the front porch enjoying the summer breeze. As soon as I read the recipe, … Continue reading

Lemon-Blueberry Crumble Bars

In the middle of August, when we struggle to find a spot of shade and a refreshing cold drink, our thoughts go to anything light and cool. On the outside of the Philadelphia Cream Cheese box ,(the 3 lb box)this recipe caught my eye. We are having some new friends over tomorrow night for dessert … Continue reading

Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream

A friend of mine ask me if I had a good recipe for strawberry ice cream. This ice cream is so easy and so creamy… This is actually a very old recipe from Southern Living. 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk 1 (5 oz) can evaporated milk 2 tables sugar 1 1/2 cups whole … Continue reading

Monsoons, Meatloaf & Munchkin

I’m back…..finally! Between caring for a hubby with one arm right now and trying to train a little new Munchkin we are calling Oliver Leopold, I feel like I am in a house with a new baby. The only difference between a new puppy and a baby is the baby at least poo poos in … Continue reading

Blueberry Buttermilk Bundt Cake

Love, love, love blueberries! This recipe is taken from Food Network Summer Favorites! Cake: 2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temp, plus more for the pan. 3 cups plus 2 tables all purpose flour 2 1/2 teas baking powder 1 1/4 teas salt 1 3/4 cups sugar 1/4 cup vegetable oil 4 large eggs, at … Continue reading

Key Lime Coconut Angel Cake

I have a cookbook from the ladies of First Bapt.,Jacksonville, Florida. A friend gave this to me years ago and it is still one of my favorite books to sit and look through. This recipe had not popped off the page at me until now. As much as I love Key Lime anything, I cannot believe … Continue reading