Category Archives: Strawberries

What Have You Done To The Last of Summer’s Strawberries?


Back in the day, BK, (before kids) I could be found wiling away my time during the summer months preserving fruits and veggies.  Such a simple procedure for such a delicious and worthy outcome.  What is more wonderful than popping … Continue reading

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Summer Fruits For You


When I learned that my favorite peach orchard would be closed until next summer as of this weekend, I knew I’d better take a drive and stock up on fresh peaches.  Ham’s Orchard in Terrell, Texas offers up fresh picked … Continue reading

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Give Us This Day Our Daily Breakfast


This is my breakfast.  I eat yogurt topped with a combination of fruit, honey and often times granola, most days of the week.  Not that I think it necessary for you to be enlightened to my breakfast choices, but fruit … Continue reading

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Salty Strawberry Sweetness Surprise


This summer I plan on posting recipes using local summer fruits and vegetables.  Back in the late spring I started my first raised bed garden.  With the idea of keeping it simple I planted tomatoes, several varieties, peppers, strawberries, herbs … Continue reading

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I Hate Chiggers


Well, I’m just going to start by saying a weekend away does wonders for the soul, relaxes the body, strengthens the bonds, and allows time for reflection.  My weekend away with the girls was marvelous.  What a superb and interesting … Continue reading

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Lightened Up Biscuits


Last weekend my man Dan was in Las Vegas, sin city, to photograph the goings on at a convention for one of his clients.  His take on L.V. is, “it’s like Disneyland on crack”.  I don’t think he saw the … Continue reading

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Honey Fruit Dip


Staring at all this fresh, pure, local, and I do mean local, amber-colored, delectable honey sitting on my dining table for the last week inspired me to find a recipe that uses honey.  I wanted something simple so I decided … Continue reading

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Strawberry Ugly Cake


First of all, let me say I am so happy sitting at my desk writing a blog post!  Do you ever have those weeks where life just takes over and you have no choice but to put aside the things you … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day


February 14, the day of love.  I was challenged with deciding what to create to show the love to my family on Valentine’s Day.  It’s not that I don’t have a zillion yummy dessert recipes to choose from or half … Continue reading

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