Mini rum cake recipe. Save this for later!

Mini Rum Cake Recipe

If you like rum cake, then you’ll want to pin this mini rum cake recipe for later. I’m in my kitchen, testing a few recipes for an upcoming shower and have declared this recipe party worthy. The cakes are loaded with flavor and have just enough sweetness to satisfy. For more recipe ideas try my autumn cake bites. Continue reading

Refreshing strawberry lemonade margarita recipe. #lemonademargarita #margaritarecipe

Strawberry Lemonade Margarita Recipe

If you love margaritas as much as I do, then you’ll want to add this strawberry lemonade margarita recipe to your next weekends’ menu. After a long work week, a relaxing dinner at home with a refreshing cocktail sounds pretty good to me. Even after our record-breaking heat is over, I’ll still be enjoying these margaritas.

Need more cocktail ideas? Check out grapefruit mimosas. Continue reading

Pimento cheese is so easy to make and delicious.

Pimento Cheese Recipe

This pimento cheese recipe has so much down home goodness, it’s practically at the top of my comfort foods list. I’ll be in Charleston, South Carolina this weekend for a blog conference and hope to indulge in different versions of pimento cheese while I’m there. Many restaurants feature pimento cheese sandwiches with fried green tomatoes or fried pickles. Yum! Continue reading

Using fresh blueberries for a simple dessert pastry.

Blueberry Hand Pie Recipe

It’s blueberry hand pie season at Thistle Key Lane. We have blueberry bushes growing in containers on the patio and a few more planted in the backyard. I love picking blueberries as they ripen, but I must admit I have a hard time not eating them on the spot. Today I’m sharing my blueberry hand pie recipe made with some of our home-grown crop. Continue reading

Pretty mimosas with herb garnish.

Grapefruit Mimosa Recipe

Celebrating and mimosas just seem to go together, and there’s always something to celebrate. Let’s open a bottle of bubbly and get started. Originally mimosas were made with orange juice, but today I’m featuring a grapefruit mimosa recipe that is almost too pretty to drink.

Need more cocktail ideas? Check out this Strawberry Lemonade Margarita recipe.

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Very yummy peanut butter chocolate chip oatmeal cookie!

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies (Gluten Free Option)

I’m not sure if I dare call peanut butter chocolate chip oatmeal cookies a healthy snack, but they’re close. They can also be made gluten-free, which is a welcome option for family members with a sensitivity to gluten. Continue reading

Easy to bake these lemon lime scones.

Lemon Lime Scone Recipe

Every time I bake-up a batch of sweets, I think of the quote by Oscar Wilde, “I can resist everything except temptation”. I don’t know about you, but I have a hard time passing up fresh scones. Especially lemon lime scones that are soft, crumbly and easy to make. Continue reading