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Ginger Tea with Lemon and Honey

Homemade ginger tea is about the easiest thing in the world to make, and it is pretty perfect for dealing with an annoying stuffy nose. My fiance, Jeffrey, was a bit stuffed up over Christmas, but he thought it was just allergies. Think again! Turns out he a he had a tiny cold, which he […]

Blueberry Lemon Crumb Bars

Next to peanut butter/chocolate, blueberry/lemon is one of my all-time favorite flavor combinations. When I pulled these bars from the oven, my entire house smelled like happiness. The original recipe I found for these bars didn’t include blueberries, but as soon as I saw it, I knew I had to through some berries in the […]

Lemonade Cookie Cups #CookoutWeek

What’s summer without tall glasses of lemonade? It’s perfect on those sweltering days when even the AC can’t keep you cool. These cookie cups have all the delicious flavors of a glass of lemonade in a convenient bite-sized form, so they’re perfect if you want a dessert or snack at your next cookout. (They are […]

Rustic Blueberry Hand Pies with Lemon Glaze

I love using the term “rustic” when it comes to food. The chicken falls of the bone before I can slice it neatly? It’s okay. It’s rustic. The brownies get a little too crumbly? It’s okay. They’re rustic. The blueberry tarts explode in the oven? You got it – rustic! Not all of our food […]

Berry Beer Coolers

It’s Secret Recipe Club reveal day! Every month, our little group swaps blogs “Secret Santa” style and we all try out recipes from our assigned blogs. This month, we got Wildflour’s Cottage Kitchen, and oh man it was hard to choose which of Kelly’s recipes to try. But then we decided to have an impromptu […]

Asian Sesame Salmon #HotSummerEats

I grew up in the very land-locked state of Pennsylvania, so we didn’t eat much seafood. When I did have it, it was typically some kind of frozen fish patty. Appetizing, I know. On special occasions, my mom would make shrimp (YUM), but it wasn’t until I moved to Virginia that fish became a regular […]

Lemon Poppy Seed Bread #BreadBakers

When it comes to muffins, I’ll usually end up opting for another snack… unless they’re lemon poppyseed. Yum! I ate a lot of them in college because they were quick, cheap, and filling. Anything lemon poppyseed sounds yummy to me! Allison knows I love these lemony treats too. So when she told me the theme for this […]

Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake

Do you like lemon flavored desserts with lots of lemon flavor? Sometimes when I bake lemon desserts the lemon flavor isn’t as strong as I think I should be. And if it gets a lemon glaze, the lemon flavor’s a little too tart. I like to have a balanced flavor. With blueberries getting ripe here in […]

Mini Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins: Mmm…Zesty

I love recipes that make my life a little…zesty. You know, that unexpected zing… Okay, my life might be a little sad that I’m this excited over a muffin recipe, but I LOVE MUFFINS. Breakfast pastries in general, actually. My kingdom for a perfect chocolate croissant. If anyone has the perfect chocolate croissant recipe, please […]

Citrus Rosemary Baked Chicken

When I was a kid, the local volunteer fire department would sell BBQ chicken once a year as a fundraiser. They’d make it over this giant outdoor fire pit, so it would have that charred, smokey flavor. Thus, my love affair with chicken legs began. I remember being so excited when it was BBQ day, […]

Poppy Seed Chicken Bake

One of my very favorite blogs is Six Sisters’ Stuff. I love their recipes because they’re tasty but also doable. So often, blogs have great recipes that just aren’t cost- or time-effective for the typical person. But on the Six Sisters’ Stuff blog, you always know you’re going to get a great recipe that doesn’t […]

Pinter-MESS: Lemon Brownies That Went From Bad To Worse

As we’ve learned here at The PinterTest Kitchen before, sometimes a recipe turns out to be a huge Pinter-Mess regardless of how good it sounds or looks. Remember my chocolate and caramel microwave mug cake? or Allison’s nasty jello cookies? Those both were just plain bad. Back when our Mom first signed-up for Pinterest, I […]