Homemade Lemonade (Squeeze, Slice, Sugar)

During these hot summer heat waves, let this refreshing homemade lemonade cool your days. You can prepare the lemons with sugar ahead of time and store it in the freezer.  When you’re ready to make lemonade, just add water and allow it to flavor for two to three hours.  Voila!  You’ll wonder how you never thought of this yourself.   Lemonade – simply homemade I got this recipe from my sister, who got it from … Read more

Delectable Chocolate Cake with Cream Cheese Filling

Delectable and Delicious When you see this delectable chocolate cake, you’ll think it is difficult to make. It isn’t, especially if you make it a few days or a week ahead and freeze the cake. Then, the day before you want to serve it, slice it horizontally (while still partially frozen), mix up the filling, and put the four layers together. You can even make the filling a day ahead if you’d like, which decreases … Read more

Danish Dessert Sauce by Cindy

strawberry pie

Fruit – in a Danish Sauce. This dessert sauce fits the bill for many fruits. It’s strawberry season – and time for strawberry desserts. That, of course, includes strawberry pie!  We are also nearing blueberry and blackberry season. Next peaches will be growing on trees. This sauce works well with fruits in season. In fact, you can use frozen fruit if you’d like. This recipe uses less sugar and is still just as tasty as … Read more

How to Make Pasta

homemade pasta

Homemade Pasta endeavors I have a sister who makes her own noodles and sell them. I have a daughter who makes her own pasta. Me? I have yet to cultivate this dish. This recipe comes from my daughter Sarah Beth Washington. For the past year, she has been perfecting her recipe and willingly shared it with me for this blog.  This recipe serves 3-4 people. You will need three things: eggs, flour, and olive oil. … Read more

Roasted Potatoes with Three Herbs – Rosemary, Thyme, and Basil

potatoes with herbs

The Dish For this dish, you can switch up the herbs as much as you want. You know what your family likes, so have at it! The Herbs You’ll need rosemary, basil, and thyme. Add an onion, some minced garlic, olive oil, and salt – and you’re all set. Don’t forget the potatoes! Russet works best for this recipe. The How to By cooking the potatoes first and allowing them to cool before baking them, … Read more