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Frozen Grapefruit Slush – A Delicious Bucket of Frozen Alcoholic Drinks

Pretty Grapefruit Slush Drink with Alcohol Summer is worth celebrating, being outdoors, enjoying the sunshine, and relaxing as much as possible.   I rarely drink but this frozen alcoholic drink recipe using grapefruit juice is one of my favorite summertime treats. This frozen drink recipe has both Gin (or vodka) and Cointreau in it, if your under the legal drinking age, it’s not for you, and for adults, please drink it responsibly.     Fruity alcoholic…

Serving No bake dessert parfait with strawberries, yogurt vodka, cream cheese, and granola. Can also be served as a popsicle.

No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Parfait Dessert Recipe

Easy No-Bake Dessert with Strawberries and Yogurt With winter lasting 5 to 6 months up here, summer is such a treat. Anytime on the deck basking in sunlight is worth remembering. We usually sit outside with a diet coke ( I know the stuff is evil and I love it anyway), or a cold beer. Occasionally I provide everyone with a special treat I had snuck into the freezer and this No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake…

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Cream Puff Dessert Filled with Fresh Berries and Ice Cream

Creme Puffs are Inexpensive,  Impressive and Easy to Make Cream Puffs are one of those recipes that seem to be set aside for “the good bakers”.  Not many home bakers make them.   A cream puff recipe is inexpensive to make and really not all that hard, they just take a little bit of “nack”, and that part I am going to show you. My Mom could whip together cream puffs like she was making butter…

No Bake Dessert Ideas Perfect for Summer

A Delicious Assortment of No-Bake Dessert Recipes With the warmer months happily approaching, travel is so much easier, get-togethers can be done outdoors, and the days are longer to extra hours on the patio.   It’s time for outdoor meals in the sunshine.  With that thought in mind, I have curated several amazing no-bake dessert recipes to share with you. We all want to be outdoors instead of preparing so these no-bake desserts are perfect for the party…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars, with pretty distinct layers.

Decadent No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares

Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares These chocolate peanut butter squares are a simple alternative to the traditional Canadian Nanaimo bar.  Several years ago the custard powder they original recipe calls for added tartrazine (food colour) to their custard powder, so I came up with this peanut butter bars variation.  It’s darn good even if I do say so myself. s   Peanut Butter Bars Recipe This no-bake recipe includes three layers, but easy to do.  The…

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Strawberry Rhubarb Hand Pies – Perfect for Summer Picnics

Strawberry Rhubarb Hand Pie Recipe Summer is coming, and with summer comes picnic season.  Picnics are so much fun and you can make them as simple or elaborate as your outing requires.    These strawberry rhubarb hand pies are designed with picnicking in mind.  Bundled in simple parchment paper and then placed in a towel wrapped container, they are so easy to serve.  Just share and eat. x   The individually wrapped hand pies start…

Lemon Squares with Shortbread Crust and Blueberries

Lemon Squares This recipe is an updated version of a basic lemon square recipe I had for eons.  If you prefer you can skip the blueberries but I recommend trying it with the blueberries. The blueberries add a fresh taste, relax the tartness and make the lemon squares with shortbread crust so very pretty and appetizing. z g These lemon squares are all natural,  I prefer to make things from scratch whenever I can and this…

Rich and chewy chocolate fudge brownies made with a chocolate fudge brownie recipe.

Chocolate Fudge Brownie Recipe with a Crunchy Cookie Topping

Chocolate Fudge Brownie Recipe Did you know there are two kinds of chocolate brownies?    Your probably thinking who cares, pass me either kind. My brother was a professional baker and disliked fudge brownies.  To his trained eye, a brownie is more like a dense cake,  I, on the other hand, think of a brownie as fudge with just enough flour to call it a brownie.  So this chocolate fudge brownie recipe is rich and chewy…