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Patriotic Punch Bowl Cake: Memorial Dessert Recipe

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If you’ve been searching through Memorial Day dessert recipes, you may want to consider making this Patriotic Punch Bowl Cake.  It’s super easy to make and so yummy! You can use a store bought angel food cake, or make a cake yourself.  The great thing about punch bowl cakes, is that you can vary the ingredients and type of cake to suit your fancy.  Yellow cake, white cake, and pound cake are just a couple of varieties that could be substituted.  This Memorial Day recipe looks very patriotic with the red, white, and blue color combination from the strawberries, blueberries, and whipped topping.   [Read more...]


4th of July Fruit Kabobs

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4th of July Fruit Kabobs

These 4th of July Fruit Kabobs make a cool treat for a cookout or get-together!  

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Best Buttermilk Pie Recipe

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Kasey here, I have barely cooked the past couple of months because I’ve felt so yucky from morning sickness. (In case you missed my announcement on Mother’s Day we are expecting a new addition in November of this year.) I made it up to my family today by making our favorite Best Buttermilk Pie before Gary starts a new AdvoCare 24-day challenge this week. If you haven’t tried Buttermilk Pie, it is simply amazing!!! One of my absolute favorite desserts, it melts in your mouth and it’s so so easy to make.

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This particular recipe, comes straight from my mama’s kitchen. She made me this precious handwritten recipe book when I first got married 17 years ago. By far, it is the most used recipe book in my kitchen. It includes all my family’s favorite recipes. Since it’s not a “secret” recipe I thought I’d share with you.

Best Buttermilk Pie Recipe

Best Buttermilk Pie Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 stick butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • pinch salt
  • 1 unbaked regular 9 inch pie shell

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Combine flour, sugar, and butter in a bowl and mix well.
  3. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each one.
  4. Add buttermilk, vanilla, and salt.
  5. Pour into pie shell and bake for 40 to 45 minutes until the middle is softly set.
  6. I usually bake mine 50 minutes, but it will depend on how hot your oven cooks.
  7. During the last 5 minutes of cooking, move pie to bottom shelf of oven to crisp crust.
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Happy Mother’s Day! Plus an Announcement!

 

 

Happy Mother’s Day Friends!

I(Kasey) heard an excerpt from the book, The Invisible Woman, several years ago at a mom’s group at church. Since then, it has become a Mother’s Day tradition to share the excerpt with you. Even though I have read it countless times it always speaks to my heart in such a personal way. So often we give so much of ourselves and wonder if we have made a difference or if anyone notices. On a day like Mother’s Day when we “should” feel most appreciated, many of us may struggle with insecurities in our mind. Today – to every woman out there I want to remind you how important you are, how loved you are by the God of the universe, and how eternally important it is to be a mom.  

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The Invisible Woman: When Only God Sees – A Special Story for Mothers

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Cinco de Mayo Recipes + Menu Plan (From Chips to Pinatas!)

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These are some of our families’ favorite Cinco de Mayo Recipes…

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Lemon Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

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Jamie here, some things in life are just meant to be together.  A cool lemon cake with cream cheese icing is one of those things. 

This simple dessert is quick becoming one of my favorites – because it’s simple, the presentation is nice for any occasion, and it’s just a little unusual amidst the parade of chocolate-everything.  Even though the cake itself is a box mix, the end result tastes like much more went into it.   The added touch of white-chocolate chips around the edge makes it extra-pretty :)

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Crock-Pot Cola Ham Recipe (Yum!)

Crock-Pot Cola Ham

Easter is coming, and I’m already stressing out about how to get everything cooked and on the table at the same time for the BIG Meal.  I know some people have this down to a science, but I’m just not one of them!  Crock-Pot Cola Ham my favorite go to recipe for an easy and delicious main dish.

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How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled Deviled Eggs (The Devil’s in the Details!)

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How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled & Deviled Eggs


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