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Old-Fashioned Lemonade

Homemade Lemonade Recipe

 

Lemonade

This is absolutely the best lemonade recipe we have ever tried. The process is quick and easy and uses the standard simple syrup and fresh squeezed lemons. The balance of sweet and tart is perfect. Homemade Lemonade Recipe   Ingredients: 1 c sugar 1 c very hot water 1 c freshly . . . → Continue reading Old-Fashioned Lemonade

Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Cupcake with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Cupcake with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting  

Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

This buttercream frosting recipe is very easy to make and always turns out light and fluffy. Not overly sweet, rich and creamy buttercream icing is the perfect topping for all kinds of cakes or cupcakes.   Ingredients 3 cups confectioner’s sugar 1 cup (2 sticks) . . . → Continue reading Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Fun Drinks for Kids

Fun Drinks for Kids

Drinks for Kids   When it’s hot outside and the kids are bored, let them make some fun drinks that will help them chill down a bit. The best part about these drinks is you can create a multitude of different color combinations to match any holiday. Here is what we made for . . . → Continue reading Fun Drinks for Kids

Strawberry Daiquiris for Kids

Enjoy a Strawberry Daiquiri

Enjoy a Strawberry Daiquiri  

Strawberry Daiquiri for Kids

There is no doubt that kids love to make their own special drinks and this is certainly a favorite in our house. Made from strawberries and frozen lime juice, you can feel good about giving this delicious frozen cocktail to the kids.   Makes 2 . . . → Continue reading Strawberry Daiquiris for Kids

How to Make Rock Candy

Rock Candy

Rock Candy  

How to Make Rock Candy

Making Rock Candy is a fun and simple process. You can learn the basics of how to make rock candy and then let your imagination go wild. For example, take the basic rock candy recipe and add any color you choose, you can even add flavorings . . . → Continue reading How to Make Rock Candy

Creamy Chocolate Pudding

Creamy Chocolate Pudding

         

Creamy Chocolate Pudding

    A wonderfully smooth and silky chocolate pudding with an incredible deep rich chocolate flavor. Definitely a family friendly dessert! I love the rich flavor and creamy texture of this classic chocolate pudding. Of course, a little topping of whipped cream and some . . . → Continue reading Creamy Chocolate Pudding

Grilled Potatoes

Grilled Potatoes

       

Grilled Potatoes

    There’s nothing that goes better with a BBQ or grilled meat than some perfectly cooked potatoes right off the grill. I love to make these potato packets because I can do the work ahead of time and keep them in the refrigerator until they’re . . . → Continue reading Grilled Potatoes

Oven Roasted Corn on the Cob

Roasted Corn on the Cob

         

Oven Roasted Corn on the Cob

    Roasting the corn with the husk on gives it a wonderful flavor. Of course, one of the biggest benefits is that you don’t have to remove all those corn husks or face the tedious job of trying to get . . . → Continue reading Oven Roasted Corn on the Cob

Classic Vanilla Pudding

Vanilla Pudding

  Vanilla Pudding

Classic Old-Fashioned Vanilla Pudding

There is something comforting and nostalgic about relaxing with a sweet, creamy dish of vanilla pudding. This simple dessert makes the perfect ending to any meal.   Ingredients: 2 T sugar 1 T cornstarch pinch salt 1 c milk 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten 1/2 . . . → Continue reading Classic Vanilla Pudding

Twice Baked Potatoes

Twice Baked Potato

       

Twice Baked Potatoes

  These twice baked potatoes have a nice creamy texture on the inside, with a slightly crisp exterior. Scoop out the interior and mix with milk, sour cream, butter, and seasonings. Then top with cheese and bake until they’re all hot and the cheese is . . . → Continue reading Twice Baked Potatoes