Category Archives: Snacks

Watermelon Gazpacho


Please pardon me for not sharing a honey recipe today, I simply had to share one of my favorite summertime recipes. This cool and refreshing watermelon gazpacho takes the heat out of a sweltering summer day or evening. Last weekend my … Continue reading

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Leftovers and Rain, Rain, Rain


Rain is a product of nature we have become quite unfamiliar with, unfortunately.  Most of Texas has been declared to be experiencing severe drought conditions.  This is sad news and I admit I’ve forgotten how to use an umbrella.  Last … Continue reading

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Figs on Friday


Every time I opened my refrigerator in the last couple of days, the bowl of remaining figs I’d purchased at the Sulphur Springs farmers market kept beckoning to me.  I didn’t want to allow them to go bad but hadn’t … 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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Girly Gazpacho


The temps in Texas are ridiculously HOT!  Soaring upwards of 100* Fahrenheit.  Heat above 100 degrees in Texas is oppressive.  The wind is blowing, again….but it is not helpful as it too, is HOT.  The only thing to be thankful … Continue reading

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Banana Chocolate Chip Bread


Today is hot, humid, cloudy, windy and every so often the sun peeks through the grey sky causing it to feel sweltering.  Blech!  My least favorite type of weather.  Here’s the good stuff, it is Friday, I baked Banana Chocolate … Continue reading

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It’s A Snap


Yikes, since we finished off that luscious cheesecake so quickly I needed,  yes I said, “needed”, to bake something sweet!  I decided on gingersnaps.  As I write, the first batch is in the oven and I’m going to tell you … Continue reading

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We Got Pretzeled


On Saturday Miss T was, of course,  not in school and we needed something fun to do – at home.  Remember, I was waiting for a day to spend at home from last weekend.  This weekend turned out head and … Continue reading

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