Spiced Pumpkin Butter Bars with Pecans

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Velvety pumpkin butter with pumpkin pie spices is baked between layers of oats and flour and topped with toasty pecans in this quick and simple bar dessert recipe. After much hemming and hawing, I finally made pumpkin butter. I’m not sure what I was expecting to find at the end of a long simmer, but […]

Peach Bourbon Pie with a Bacon Brown Sugar Crumble

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Velvety peaches in a bourbon-spiked caramel-like sauce fill a crisp pie crust and get topped with a smokey bacon crumble in this recipe for homemade summer pie. I have mentioned before that August is where I would live forever if we could stop time and continue repeating just one month of the calendar year. The […]

Peach Sorbet Bellini and Spritzer

Peach Sorbet and Bellini Spritzer #Recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

Silky smooth peach sorbet bobs lightly in their bubbly bath in this frozen take on bellini. Serve this easy recipe with a spicy ginger ale or sparkling juice for a virgin take on this classic cocktail. Peaches announce their presence with sweet scented air, enticing you with their velvety soft surface that promises bright juicy […]

Strawberry Green Tea Pops: Mighty Leaf

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A refreshing ice pop recipe that combines your favorite berries (these were strawberry) and green iced tea to form a quintessential summer treat. 10 Quick and Dirty Summer Facts Every spring I plant my garden with the greatest of intentions. I plan and plot, and I care for each plant as if they were a […]

Honey Whole Wheat Hummingbird Cake: Last-Minute Entertaining {Eat Well, Spend Less}

Honey Whole Wheat Hummingbird Cake Recipe via FoodforMyFamily.com

Classic hummingbird cake made with whole wheat flour and sweetened with honey is a quick and easy dessert to whip up for last-minute entertaining this summer. Friday started out slowly with sunshine streaming in through the curtains. Morning light has this effervescent quality and slight bluish undertones that can make everything seem peaceful. It rests […]

Lemon Thyme Shortbread with Earl Grey Glaze: Tea and Cookies

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Lemon and thyme shortbread gets an Earl Grey glaze for a tea and cookies treat that is really more cookies with a touch of tea (but also divine with a cup on the side). My kitchen has been taken over by cookies. They dot the surface of the counter, are tucked into boxes and bags […]

Molten Orange Chocolate Lava Cake in a Jar {Desserts in Jars}

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This recipe for molten dark chocolate lava cakes with a creamy chocolate center is seasoned with the zest of a Christmas orange and a bit of Christmas spirit(s) for a divine dessert in a jar. Let’s discuss what makes a good holiday meal. It begins with an email from the host. Subject line: It’s Time […]