Amaretto-soaked cherry choc-ice cream

Originally posted on ice cream magazine:
   ? For the last five consecutive days it’s alleged to be the hottest day of the year, thus far, hence much basking in the warm breeze and avoidance of the searing sun. Your roving reporter is today planted at the dining table on the patio. My stoic protector,…

Little Lemon Drops

Originally posted on Penny's Food Blog:
Little Lemon Drops Made these for a little get together last night for one of my friends who is moving into a new house.  They are a perfect little bite of lemon! for the cake 1 lemon cake mix 1 small box vanilla or lemon instant pudding mix…

Cheddar Bacon Ranch Potato Salad

Originally posted on Penny's Food Blog:
Cheddar Bacon Ranch Potato Salad It’s delicious and so very easy to make.  Try it at your next barbecue! 2 pounds red potatoes, diced into bite size chunks 2/3 cup Ranch dressing 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1/2 cup crumbled bacon from bag of real bacon (from Costco…

Sausage Meatballs With Broccoli Cheese

Originally posted on Cooking Up The Pantry:
Who doesn’t love an easy tray bake dinner! Less meat and more veggies but my boys don’t seem to notice! I like to use spicy Italian sausages for this but use whatever you enjoy. If you are doing gluten free, just double check your sausage ingredients. Serves 3-4.…

Swiss Chard

Originally posted on In Dianes Kitchen:
Check out how simple it is to prepare Swiss Chard for a great side dish. We picked our first batch of Swiss Chard from our garden. This variety is called Bright Lights because it produces three different colored stems. The stems are a bit tougher than the leaves but…

Refrigerator Strawberry Jam

Originally posted on In Dianes Kitchen:
There is nothing better than a toasted English Muffin topped with homemade Strawberry Jam! It is so easy to make Refrigerator Strawberry Jam and takes very little time. It is practically fool-proof so any level of cook can make this! Keep in mind, this is not canned so the…

Old Fashion Strawberry Shortcake

Originally posted on In Dianes Kitchen:
There is nothing better than walking out to your garden, picking your own strawberries and turning them into this delicious Old Fashion Strawberry Shortcake. This recipe tastes just like Grandma use to make. The Shortcake soaks up that wonderful strawberry juice making it the perfect dessert! ? Make the…

Asian Chicken Cranberry Salad

Originally posted on Penny's Food Blog:
Asian Chicken Cranberry Salad It’s finally summer, bring on the salads!  This recipe makes a huge salad, great for a party but for a family dinner you might want to cut the recipe in half. 12 cups coleslaw mix 1 (12.5 oz) can chicken, drained and broken up…

Strawberry Shortcake Lasagna

Originally posted on Penny's Food Blog:
Strawberry Shortcake Lasagna Oh Summer, how I love you and all the wonderful fruits and veggies that come along with you! If you need a delicious, easy and fast dessert, look no further, here it is! 4 cups heavy whipping cream 1/2 cup powdered sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla…

Boston Cream Icebox Cake

Originally posted on Penny's Food Blog:
Boston Cream Icebox Cake When I was a little girl, whenever we would go to visit my Grandma Smith, she and I would always make a Boston Cream Pie together.  To this day, I still think of her whenever I make and/or eat anything related to a Boston…

Ranch Onion Dip

Originally posted on In Dianes Kitchen:
Ranch Onion Dip would be great for your Memorial Day picnic or for every day use. Mix the four dry ingredients and store them in a cool dark place until you are ready to use them. Add 2 Tbsp. of the dry ingredients and one other ingredient and turn…