Smoked Caramel Pineapple Ice Cream | Progressive Eats

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It’s Grilling Month for Progressive Eats! That gave me an opportunity to use my grill to make some ice cream? What?! Yup–read on and we’ll make some smoked caramel pineapple ice cream together. And it’s no-churn, too!   I really hated summer camp. And when I say I hated it, I am not kidding. I […]

Salted Caramel Turtle Fudge Swirl Ice Cream (No-Churn) | Ice Cream Tuesday

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It’s so great to be back to Ice Cream Tuesdays again! And for this go-round, I’m focusing all on no-churn options. While I love my churned bases, not everyone has an ice cream maker, so no-churn is the great equalizer. If you’ve never tried it, give it a shot. There are tons of recipes on […]

Caramel Walnut Shortbread Cookies

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I am entering these Caramel Walnut Shortbread Cookies in the Dixie Crystals Sweet & Southern Dessert Recipe Contest for the Blog Life University Conference July 20-23 in Atlanta! I did receive a complimentary ticket to the conference, so as such, this is a sponsored post. Let’s get right to it, shall we? What makes these […]

Andes Mint Chip Ice Cream (No-Churn)

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Andes Mint Chip Ice Cream (No-Churn) is easy to make and refreshingly cool and minty on a hot day! Let’s make some, shall we? I always looked at no-churn ice cream with a squinty eye. It just seemed too good to be true that you could make ice cream smooth and creamy without churning. And […]

Dill Caprese Bruschetta | Progressive Eats

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This Dill Caprese Bruschetta makes the perfect festive appetizer for summer grilling parties. The low-acid grapeseed oil-based DILLightful Dressing by Tracy’s Gourmet® works beautifully in this Caprese-inspired appetizer. Thank you, Tracy’s Gourmet®, for sponsoring this post, and thank you all for allowing brands I love to allow me to keep delicious content coming your way!Happy […]

Sunday Brunch Deep Fried French Toast with Peach-Blueberry Sauce

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This is definitely Sunday Brunch Deep Fried French Toast, and here’s why: it fries up puffy and crisp on the outside and soft and pillowy on the inside. Plus, look at it! So impressive! Let me show you how to make it. And that sauce? I made it two ways. You can enjoy it with whole blueberries […]

The Best Black Bottom Triple Peanut Butter Cookies. Period.

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I have smart friends. And when my smart friends inspire me, things like Bourbon Honeycomb Chocolate Chunk Cookies Happen. This time, my friend Brooks from Cakewalker made some seriously peanutty peanut butter cookies, and I was inspired to make what I am modestly calling The Best Black Bottom Triple Peanut Butter Cookies. Let us begin, […]

Dover Publications: Affordable Cookbook Reissues

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Photos courtesy of Dover Publications and used with permission. Dover is advertising with Pastry Chef Online, and as such, this is a sponsored post. Thank you for supporting the brands and businesses I work with and who allow me to do what I do! Dover Publications A few weeks ago, Dover Publications approached me to […]

Traditional Pretzel Buns for Burgers and More

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There is nothing–nothing–like the flavor of Traditional Pretzel Buns. The dough itself is a fairly standard, firm, yeast dough: a bit of melted butter for richness and some unrefined liquid sugar (malt extract or I use molasses) to keep the yeast happy, and nothing else surprising. What sets a pretzel bun apart from other buns […]