Growing & Freezing Blueberries

I have grown two blueberry bushes for about 25 years. My bushes are as tall as I am now. I have never pruned them except for the dead branches. We do not have acidic soil so I do add an acidic fertilizer to them every few weeks. For those of you wondering how to keep the birds from eating all […]

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Rhubarb Strawberry Crunch

Rhubarb and Strawberry make the best combination of flavors. That wonderful sweet and sour combination topped off with a delicious crumb topping make this the prefect dessert! Adapted from Michelle Davis’s recipe.   Ingredients   Pour into a large bowl, mix 3 Tbsp of flour, sugar, rhubarb and strawberries.   Gently mix until combined.   Spray a baking dish with […]

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Frozen Strawberry Cream Pie

This delicious Frozen Strawberry Cream Pie recipe makes two pies to put into your freezer. Make one for now and the other to give away or eat later. I made this with my homegrown strawberries, however, you can fresh or frozen strawberries. This recipe is a little more complicated than I usually post but if you read my step by […]

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Refrigerator Strawberry Jam

There is nothing better than a toasted English Muffin topped with homemade Strawberry Jam! It is so easy to make Refrigerator Strawberry Jam and takes very little time. It is practically fool-proof so any level of cook can make this! Keep in mind, this is not canned so the consistency isn’t as thick and it won’t last in the refrigerator […]

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Old Fashion Strawberry Shortcake

There is nothing better than walking out to your garden, picking your own strawberries and turning them into this delicious Old Fashion Strawberry Shortcake. This recipe tastes just like Grandma use to make. The Shortcake soaks up that wonderful strawberry juice making it the perfect dessert!   Make the strawberry mixture with two ingredients.   Rinse your strawberries and cut […]

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Fresh Squeezed Lemonade

There is nothing better on a hot summer day than an ice-cold glass of Fresh Squeezed Lemonade. This Lemonade is the best I have ever made and there is only three ingredients! Everybody has their own desire for sweetness or tartness so adjust the sugar to your own preference. Now, I am sure I will get some comments about the […]

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Fruit & Flipz

Yesterday I was treated to a cookout by my husband, brownies by my mother in law and this beautiful red, white and blue Fruit & Flipz dish made by my daughter for our Memorial Day celebration. What is Fruit & Flipz you wonder? It is fresh red & blue fruit with white chocolate covered pretzels and a sprinkle of white […]

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Blueberry Lemon Quick Bread

This was the best blueberry bread I have ever made! I will definitely be making this again. I grow my own blueberries and used them for this recipe. This bread was moist, a great blueberry and lemon flavor and super easy to make! My seven-year old granddaughter made most of this one with my help. The crazy thing about it […]

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Jell-O Pineapple Rings

My Mom made these Jell-O Pineapple Rings when I was a kid. The flavor of the Jell-O sets into the pineapple rings making them absolutely delicious with a meal or as a snack! I use to love them and I decided to make them for my grandkids. These can be made with regular Jell-O or with sugar-free Jell-O. I always […]

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Easy Mixed Fruit Dessert

Do you need to whip up a dessert for home or an outing and you just don’t have time? Do you like fruit bowls but can’t stand paying the price for fresh fruit and you don’t have the time to prepare fresh fruit? You can make this Easy Mixed Fruit Dessert in less than five minutes!   Ingredients   In […]

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