Bruschetta Tart

Tomato season! It’s in full force up here in the midwest, which means BLT’s, caprese salad, and ALL THE bruschetta. I’m convinced there’s nothing better than homemade bruschetta at the height of tomato season: garlic, basil, tomatoes, olive oil, and balsamic vinegar piled high on crusty, fresh bread. It’s the best of summer all in […]

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Strawberry Salsa

strawberry salsa

I bought a mint plant a couple of weekends ago with the sole intention of using the mint to make mojitos. But, I guess it’s true what they say about mint being a weed, and I’m sorry to say that my mojito consumption cannot keep up with my mint plant’s production. So, I combined some […]

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Strawberry Shortcake with Homemade Biscuits

strawberry shortcake in a glass bowl

Summertime means fruit desserts. And summertime fruit desserts are the only thing for which I will make an exception to my chocolate-required-for-it-to-count-as-dessert way of life. Amid the plethora of berry cobblers, stone fruit crisps, and cherry pies (all of which I love and would gladly eat as breakfast, lunch, and/or dinner)┬ástands the humble strawberry shortcake: […]

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Homemade Cold Brew

carafe of cold brew, creamer, with glass of iced coffee

For a short time during my preteen years, my oldest sister and I would drive to church separate from the rest of our family so that we could stop by the Starbucks across the street on our way. At this point, I had just begun what I now refer to as my Babysitting Empire. (It […]

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Enchiladas Verdes with Mexican Corn Salad

The weather is heating up here in Michigan, which means it’s time for some lightened up enchiladas. As much as I love me some creamy enchiladas (as in, eat them at LEAST biweekly during the winter months), they are just not something I’m dying to eat when it’s hot out. What I AM looking forward to eating all […]

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