Author Archives: Carol

Hot Cocoa . . . but Strawberry

Different is good. Stand out. Be unique. Have your hot cocoa strawberry style. It really is a delicious change . . . I mean, how could it not be with butter in it?   4 T butter 1/2 c sugar 2 c strawberry ice cream 2-3 c… Read more

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Rice Krispies Roll

Pure brilliance! It’s like a peanut butter cup marries a rice krispies treat . . . and of course I picture the peanut butter cup side of the wedding party all in classic black and sunglasses (think New York City crowd), and the rice krispies side… Read more

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Pot Roast

This is a great traditional, tender, classic, beefy, simple, flavorful roast. Take that for adjectives, peach lemonade!   1 lb. carrots, cut in large chunks (optional) 1 lb. potatoes, cut in 1-inch chunks (optional) 1 onion, cut in… Read more

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Peach Lemonade

At my house, peaches are going in everything . . . from cold cereal to fruit salad to ice cream. Oh, and lemonade. Mash one up, pour it into your drink, and you’ve got instant fresh delicious flavored lemonade. That’s a lot of adjectives. I… Read more

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Raspberry Butter

A more appropriate name might be “raspberry frosting” but . . . tomato tomahto. The important thing here is that we have an absolutely divine, melt-in-your mouth, flavorful butter. You’ll be hunting for stuff to spread this on!   ½… Read more

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All-White Labor Day Party

Parties can amp up the energy in your house and turn an ordinary day into a total celebration. Even on somewhat low-key holidays. So, this Labor Day, why not party it up? You know the old saying “don’t wear white after Labor  Day” . . . well,… Read more

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White Sheet Cake

Some things are just meant to be. Like Becky in Sleepless in Seattle who found Rick all because she married Martin and bought the house with the dead tree on account of which she got divorced (because of the tree man) and hit a car and met Rick… Read more

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Restaurant Style Salsa

Spicy. Easy. Fresh. Good thing this isn’t a personal ad. Haha! We’re advertising salsa here, people. And it’s good!! The thing I like about this recipe is the fine texture. Get yourself some thin salted Cantina-style tortilla chips and dine in… Read more

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Pineapple Orange Slush

In the summer it’s all about keeping cold . . . Otter Pops, milkshakes, smoothies, ice cream and slush. Make one big batch, store it in the freezer and enjoy it time after time. Did Cyndi Lauper just come to mind? For me too. Ha!   3 c… Read more

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Fruit Salsa

Whenever I hear the word “salsa” I think “move those hips!” . . . probably a side effect from watching too much Dancing with the Stars. No hip action is necessary with fruit salsa; however, feel free to put on some good Cuban music . . …. Read more

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