June 2011

red white + blue stained glass jello shots

by amy 30 June 2011

the fourth of the july weekend is almost upon us! in perusing patriotic recipes, i came across the usual suspects – the strawberry, blueberry + whipped cream parfaits, the cake decorated with fruit to looks like the american flag, + then i came across red, white + blue stained glass jello shots. hello? major breakthrough [...]

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frozen watermelon pops for the 4th of july

by amy 28 June 2011

with the 4th of july weekend coming up, i’m sure lots of you are hosting or attending outdoor parties + cookouts. this is, without a doubt, of the easiest + cutest frozen treats to make, + a surprising crowd pleaser. when i last served them, the kids loved ‘em, thinking they were popsicles. little did [...]

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giveaway – homemade nutella cookies!

by amy 23 June 2011

the giveaway is now closed + the winners have been selected using random.org. congratulations to lucky commenters #35 + #44 – trisha b. + heather crawford! i’ll be contacting both of you by email to arrange cookie shipping / delivery! those of you who follow me on twitter or facebook know that yesterday i baked [...]

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spiced chocolate cake with truffle ganache (…and beets)

by amy 21 June 2011

my husband is going to be shocked when he reads this post. i served him this cake the other night (+ he polished it all off, with a scoop of wine ice cream, no less), but i didn’t tell him there were beets in there. (sorry, honey). he is the ultimate beet hater, who eloquently [...]

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fresh peach + amaretto popsicles

by amy 16 June 2011

is there anything more glorious than a freshly picked peach? peaches are my favorite fruit + the fact that we can pick local, fresh peaches in tennessee? well, it rocks. my orchard of choice is pratt’s orchard, where we can load up on some of my favorite peaches – red havens + glo havens. while [...]

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