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Strawberry Peach Smoothie

by Sara on July 26, 2011

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During a hot summer, what could be better for breakfast than a cool fruit smoothie? Recently, I’ve been partially to the combination of peaches and strawberries. It started when the peaches I picked up from the grocery store were small and quite hard. Not good for eating, but my blender could turn them into something [...]

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Chocolate Strawberry Shortcakes

by Sara on June 26, 2011

chocolate shortcake with strawberries

As a kid, I didn’t like strawberry shortcake. Oh, I loved strawberries. But the shortcake, not so much. You see, I’d only tried strawberry shortcake at my grandma’s house. She would always make her “baking powder biscuits,” which tasted like, well, baking powder. My grandma can make a mean pie, great cookies, and amazing pan-fried [...]

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Memorial Day Recipes

by Sara on May 26, 2011

adorned with berries

After considering a dozen various dessert recipes for my parents’ Memorial Day weekend cookout, it was my three year old niece who inadvertently made the decision for me. When I made my red velvet birthday cake, I sent leftovers throughout the family, so everyone could have some. I’ve never seen K turn down cake before, [...]

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Green Smoothie

by Sara on March 10, 2011

green smoothie

Spring, where are you?!?!?! Yesterday we were supposed to get 1-3 inches of snow. Instead, we received more than 5. At times, spring seems to be on its way, but then winter has to rear its ugly head again, just to remind us that it’s still here for awhile. So I pretend. I make a [...]

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