Category Archives: Berries

Aug 2013
Blueberry Swirl Banana Bread

I’ve talked before about how I always seem to have ripe bananas taking up residence in my fruit bowl, but having leftover blueberries in this house? Unheard of! My husband is a blueberry addict. I’ll bring home a large container … Continue reading

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Jan 2013
Fruity Green Smoothie

If you know me, I am not a morning person. I could be, I suppose, if mornings started around 10:00 am, but when my alarm is set for 5 am, it makes me want to cry. Therefore, when my alarm … Continue reading

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Aug 2012
{Canning} Classic Strawberry Jam

Summer is certainly winding down, and we only have a few weeks left to soak up all the bountiful summer produce that is available this time of year. One of the best ways to enjoy fresh produce all year round … Continue reading

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Aug 2012
Strawberry Orange Sorbet

This summer has definetly been a scorcher, which can be an odd thing when you live in Pennslyvania. The temperatures have soared into the 90′s, and it seems like we haven’t much more than a few drops of rain in … Continue reading

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Jul 2012
Lemon Blueberry Yogurt Loaf

Working in a labor and delivery unit tends to be either feast or famine. Some days we are so busy that we never get a chance to sit down in a 12 hour shift, while other days we’re sitting around, twiddling our … Continue reading

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Apr 2012
Strawberry Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Vinaigrette (and a giveaway!)

The weather in Pennsylvania can be such a tease. We had an usually warm winter with very little snow, and then had temperatures skyrocket into the 80′s in mid March. Just when I thought it was safe to take the … Continue reading

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Sep 2011
Blueberry Muffins

I’ve never been a real superstitious person. I’ll walk under ladders, open umbrellas inside the house, and won’t go out of my way to avoid a cute black kitty crossing in my path. If there’s one thing I am superstitious about…it’s … Continue reading

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Jun 2011
Strawberry Banana Puff Pastry Donuts

Donuts seem to be all the rage in the blogging world lately. I keep seeing all sorts of yummy donut recipes, but without a donut pan, what’s a girl to do? I know…I could go buy a donut pan, but I … Continue reading

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May 2011
Strawberry Shortcake

I think it is safe the say the spring has (finally) come to Pennsylvania, and with spring, comes lots of fresh strawberries! The local berries wont be ready here until June, but at least I can buy good looking strawberries … Continue reading

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May 2011
Fresh Fruit Tart with Vanilla Pastry Cream

This fruit tart was series of failures for me. It tasted great in the end, but it was a long road to get there. First, I made my tart crust too thin, so the bottom crust ended up dark brown … Continue reading

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