Tag Archives: Teaspoon

White Peach Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Frosting

I have to tell you these are the best cupcakes I have ever made.  I think its the icing that allows me to make this statement, but the cake part is perfectly flavored and moist, so its not a chump!  YOU MUST MAKE THESE IMMEDIATELY!  I promise you, you will thank me!  Jim and I […]

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Pulled Pork Tacos

Jim has claimed this one of the best tasting dishes.  I have to agree!  If you are not interested in eating it as a taco, it would be just as delicious over rice. I used 6 pounds of shoulder in this recipe so the pics show a tripled recipe.  I like to make enough to […]

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Peach Slush Martini

Here is a yummy and fun way to use up your peaches for a Saturday Night Cocktail!!   Thyme-Infused Brown Sugar Simple Syrup 1 cup packed brown sugar 4 small stems of thyme 1 cup water Peach Mix 3-4 medium peaches, peeled and pited 1/4 teaspoon almond extract 2 cups peach nectar 4-6 teaspoons simple […]

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Salmon and Lentils with Herb-Mustard Butter

I went on a 26 mile bike ride with my friend Tami in 90 degree heat, and we finished up at 4:00 p.m.  To say I was wiped out would be an understatement.  After I got home, took a quick shower and guzzled a gallon water, I had to start up dinner.  Usually trying out […]

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Peach Pocket Pies

This dough recipe is the best!  You can make these pocket pies with any pie ingredients that tickle your fancy.  I choose peaches because they are showing up at the farmers market and mine are slowly ripening on my trees.  Plus Peaches are one of my favorite summer fruits, I love they way they smell and […]

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Mixed Berry & White Chocolate Chip Muffins

This muffin is delicious!  If you like white chocolate, I guarantee it will become one of your favorites.  This made 18 medium muffins, but you could load up a 12 tin and make large muffins.  This is also a great muffin to freeze and pull out when you need, or WANT it! 🙂 2 cups […]

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Shrimp Salad

This is a Spanish salad called Escabeche (which means pickled), but telling you to make pickled shrimp just sounds gross, so we will stick with the name shrimp salad!  Nothing about this is gross, it is GOOD!  You need at least 12 hours for this to marinate.   I think it would make a great […]

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Zucchini Muffins

Yes, another Zucchini recipe!  Really can you have to many zucchini recipes??  NOPE! This is really the best zucchini bread/muffin recipe.  I’ve tried several and this is the one I continue to come back too! You can freeze both muffins and bread, so you can enjoy throughout the year! 3 eggs 1 cup olive or vegetable oil 1 […]

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Orzo and Black-Eyed Pea Salad

I have fallen in love with this simple little salad.  It is loaded with yummy healthy vegetables, plus the peas (which are actually beans) gives this dish protein and iron.  So you can eat this alone or as a side to a main course.  I dug into the leftovers for lunch the next day, very […]

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Yellow Cupcake with Chocolate Frosting

This is a simple cupcake recipe that everyone will enjoy! Cupcake: 1 1/2 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 2 large eggs, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup sugar 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled 2/3 cup buttermilk Frosting: 1 bag milk chocolate chips […]

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