Ginger-Mint Lemonade

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You wouldn’t think that mint and citrus would go well together. I mean, have you ever had a glass of orange juice after you brushed your teeth? Thankfully this recipe is nothing like that! The smooth and spicy sweetness of ginger syrup combined with muddled mint and freshly-squeezed lemons in a delight that must be… 

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Pickled Blackberries

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A few weeks ago, my friend Lindsay and I went out to my grandma’s to pick blackberries. Blackberries are my all-time favorite berry and I came home with 12 pints! I made a pie and some delicious blackberry syrup. While looking for other ways to use up my precious berries, I came across this recipe… 

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Homemade Blackberry Donuts

Homemade Blackberry Donuts

One of my favorite things to do with my oldest daughter in the summer is pick berries, especially blackberries. We’re lucky that some of our neighbors ignore their blackberry bushes because that means we reap the benefits of their abandonment. However, that also means that it becomes our job to make sure that those beloved… 

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Easy Homemade BBQ Sauce Favors

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A community summer BBQ always boasts great food, so as a favor for all our guests, I decided to make my favorite (and easy!) homemade BBQ sauce as a take-home gift. This BBQ sauce is simple and delicious, and pleases all tastes. All you need to do is mix and pour into mini bottles and… 

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Saturday Sips! Blackberry Lemonade

Saturday Sips! Blackberry Lemonade

It was nice and warm last weekend, so we pushed up our sleeves, dove into the blackberry brambles, and withdrew with stained hands and a formidable harvest of warm, plump berries to use in all sort of fun recipes. One of which was this recipe for blackberry syrup which we’ve tweaked to make our own…. 

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Homemade Blackberry Jam

Homemade Blackberry Jam

Every summer when the weather starts to get warm, my mom and I set aside a date to pick blackberries. I always look forward to spending the day with her in the summer sun, talking and exchanging stories while we pick berries. I really cherish our mother-daughter time now that I have a family of… 

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Homemade Muffuletta Spread

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Summer is the time for picnics and that means picnic foods. Take-a-long meals don’t need to be boring, however. This recipe is a take on the Italian olive salad that makes the oh-so-tasty New Orleans Muffuletta sandwich such a summer pleaser. This flavorful, veggie-packed spread makes for a fine topping on more than just sandwiches;… 

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Homemade Camp Cookies

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What was the one thing that my son asked for during his one-month summer outdoor adventure camp? Homemade cookies! Not just ANY cookies, but the ones I bake with love, like a mother does for her child who is backpacking through the wilderness, sleeping under the stars… dreaming of my cookies! How can a Jewish… 

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DIY Homemade Taco Seasoning

DIY Homemade Taco Seasoning

Confession – I am a nutrition fact label junkie. Now that I am a Mom, I am constantly reading food labels when I go grocery shopping and I am “that person” who stands and reads every label before throwing it into my cart. I am always trying to select the least processed foods to feed… 

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Homemade Oregano Pesto

Homemade Oregano Pesto

Last year, I planted some spicy oregano in my garden. I didn’t touch it after planting last season, but this year it grew so huge it was taking over my garden box, so I decided to cut the whole thing down and make a big batch of pesto with the harvest. This recipe is delicious… 

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