Strawberry Black Forest Parfait

Strawberry Parfait

Strawberry Black Forest Parfait For this parfait, I decided to take the classic flavors of black forest cake and transform it into a parfait. Of course, I wanted to stay with this week’s strawberry theme, so I substituted strawberries for the cherries. The delicious tartness of the strawberries combined with the creaminess of the whipped [...]

Fresh Strawberry Popsicles

Fresh Strawberry Popsicle

Strawberries, strawberries, strawberries! That is what you will find every day this week on the blog. To start our week of strawberry recipes off, is this super easy and fun Fresh Strawberry Popsicle. These popsicles are so much better for you than the ones you buy at the grocery store. Just three simple ingredients for [...]

Red, White, and Blue Cheesecake Bars

Cheesecake Bars

Red, White, and Blue Cheesecake Bars Can you believe that July 4th is right around the corner!? You can’t have a holiday without some sort of cheesecake. It is against the law, or something!! Cheesecake is such a great summer treat and these red, white and blue cheesecake bars are perfect for the upcoming holiday. [...]

Cast Iron Skillet Cherry Crisp

Cherry Crisp in a Cast Iron Skillet

   Cast Iron Skillet Cherry Crisp This past week has been crazy busy for me. My son graduated from Oregon State University, with two majors and a couple minors on June 14th. He isn’t done with school though, he has several years left to get his PHD. (Nothing like a little Mom brag, am I [...]

Lemon Lime Mock Parfait

Lemon Lime Mock Parfait

This Lemon Lime Mock Parfait is perfect for your St. Patrick’s Day dessert. It just takes a couple ingredients to throw it together and make something special. The parfait has a nice tartness too it. We thought the tartness was just perfect. One of the great things about this recipe, is that you can easily [...]

Slave to the Kitchen: Red Velvet Poke Cake

Slave to the Kitchen: Red Velvet Poke Cake

Today we have one of my sponsors as a guest on the blog! Please welcome one of my new bloggy friends, Erica from We Three Crabs! Erica is a wife to an Alaskan fisherman and a mom to a busy toddler boy. She writes about their adventures on her blog. Head on over and check out her blog, [...]

Crazy Cooking Challenge: Cheesecake

Oreo Cheesecake

I’m participating in the Crazy Cooking Challenge: Cheesecake! Every month, a different challenge will be given. Last months challenge was making Fried Chicken. It is always amazing to see how many different ways there are to make something!   For this month’s challenge I wanted something that was super easy to make! I used the [...]

Buttery Lemon Bars

Buttery Lemon Bars

The girls I work with love my cooking. They love it so much, that they even put in request. I was sitting in the employee lounge, last week,  and one of the girls looked at me and said, “You know, you should make something for us with lemon in it.” My first reaction, of course, [...]