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July 16th, 2011

Fresh Strawberry Pie

One of the best things of summer is berries . . .  and strawberries are one of those perfect foods that you can just enjoy as is – or you can take them over the top in a fresh strawberry pie!

When I was growing up we would take road trips to my grandparents home in Idaho (mind you no dvd players or ipods back then) – so the highlight of the trip was stopping at JB’s Big Boy Restaurant outside Boise, Idaho to have a slice of their fresh strawberry pie.  As I remember it, they were about a

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July 16th, 2015

Strawberry Freezer Bars

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Hot summer days call for cool and refreshing treats!  These Strawberry Freezer are packed with summer flavor and literally melt in your mouth.  This vintage recipe reminds me of church potlucks and summer fun! What a delicious way to beat the heat!

If you need more no-bake goodies to keep you cool, try our No-bake Oreo Cheesecake, Orange Creamsicle Pie, Strawberry Pretzel Ice Cream Pie, Grasshopper Ice Cream Pie, or you can never go wrong with Chocolate, Vanilla Bean, or Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream!

Strawberry Freezer Bars


1 1/2 cup flour
3/4 cup

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March 13th, 2015

20 Pies to Celebrate Pie (or Pi) Day


Since tomorrow is Pi Day  (3.14) or at our house Pie Day, we thought we’d round up a few irresistible pies to help you celebrate.  Having a hard time deciding which to choose?  May we suggest a Pie Day Party complete with an irresistible Pie Bar . . .  this celebration is sounding better and better!

By the way, did you realize that Pi Day this year is a once-in-a-century numerical phenomena: the date falls in sequential order of the first five digits of pi: 3/14/15.  All the more reason to celebrate!

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July 2nd, 2014

Strawberry and Cream Cake

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If I had to list an all-time favorite dessert of my family, this Strawberry and Cream Cake would be right up at the top of the list.  This is the cake my oldest son always requests for his birthday, and it just isn't summer without it!

This amazing dish combines a white cake layered with a mixture of whipped cream and cream cheese {yum} - then it's finished off with a strawberry pie -type topping {double yum}.

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The beautiful red color and fresh berries makes it a perfect finish for your 4th of July celebration or it will make any

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June 20th, 2014

Strawberry Crumble Pie

Strawberry Crumble Pie

Pies are perfect for summer celebrations and this Strawberry Crumble Pie is absolutely fabulous for the 4th of July!  Pies are a huge favorite at our house - pie most always trumps cake, even for birthdays.  We have long loved Fresh Strawberry Pie, but this summer I decided it was time for a baked strawberry pie.  After a few trial and errors, we finally came to a unanimous decision that this Strawberry Crumble Pie is amazingly good and definitely blog worthy.  {Often my husband and kids will comment on some of their favorite recipe, "You really should make that

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Caramel Potatoes

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