July 4th Recipes

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Hope you all are having a great week! I decided to take an unexpected break from posting new recipes this week. My birthday was yesterday and we spent the weekend celebrating and I've not been cooking anything and with the 4th coming up I just decided to take a short break. Don't worry, I'll be back with a new recipe next week. In the mean time here are some great recipes that would be perfect for a July 4th party or just a summer cookout!  Savory Eats: (Starting top left and going clockwise) Homemade Hawaiian Sweet Rolls Southern Style … Read More

Baked Blueberry Cake Donuts

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It's the time of year when so many delicious fruits and vegetables are in season. That's one of my favorite parts of summer! Blueberries are in their prime and the cost goes down significantly! On our vacation we visited a donut truck quite frequently so I have been having donut withdrawals and I had some blueberries that needed to be used up. This was the perfect excuse for making blueberry … Read More

Strawberry Peach Tart

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Last week my friends and I had a girls night and my friend Meghan brought this Strawberry Peach Tart. It was so delicious and fresh and just amazing! I knew it would be perfect to make for Father's Day! It had just the right amount of sweetness and the crust was perfectly flaky and a great compliment to the filling. I actually made this on Saturday and Adam loved it. It tasted great the next … Read More

S’mores Popcorn

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I don't know about where you all live, but here in East Tennessee it is hot as fire right now! So hot that you don't really want to be outside unless you are in the pool. So while I love s'mores, it's just a bit hot for a campfire right now or even turning on the oven for that matter. So here's this S'mores Popcorn to the rescue! All the flavor of s'mores but none of the heat from the fire or … Read More

Creamy Corn Dip

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This Creamy Corn Dip is so addictive and the perfect appetizer for summer too (or anytime of year)! I love it because it's so easy to just dump everything in together, stir, refrigerate and you're done! And no baking required, which makes it great for this time of year when it's so hot and you don't want to turn on the oven. A definite crowd pleaser for sure! Creamy Corn Dip Source: An … Read More

Brownie Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars (Brookies)

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If you can't decide between making brownies or cookies, just make both!! This treat is the best of both worlds. These Brownie Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars, or Brookies as some people call them, are the perfect rich, decadent treat! Grab yourself a big glass of milk and enjoy one (or two, or three)! I halved this and made a 9 x 9 dish, but you can double the recipe below and make a 9 x 13 pan to … Read More