25 Ice Cream Recipes to Beat the Summer Heat!

25 Ice Cream Recipes to Beat the Summer Heat!

At our house, our favorite way to beat the heat is with ice cream!  We love our ice cream and especially making it at home!  Check out this amazing collection of ice cream recipes. Which one are you going to make first?  I love using my Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker with all my ice cream recipes. Lemonade Ice Cream from Your Homebased Mom The Munchies Ice Cream from Your Homebased Mom Avocado Ice Cream from Olivia’s Cuisine Banana Pudding Ice Cream from Spicy Southern Kitchen Buttermilk Pancake Ice Cream with [Continue Reading…]

Ooey Gooey Cake

Ooey Gooey Cake with Berries

Ooey Gooey Cake is just what it’s name implies – ooey and gooey and oh so wonderful. This recipe was first posted in July of 2008.  On my recent trip to NYC I enjoyed some ice cream with chunks of ooey gooey cake in it and it reminded me of how much I loved this recipe and that it was due for a recipe redo!  Here is the original recipe with new photos. Here are three reasons why I love Oregon… Blueberries… …Raspberries…. … and Marionberries. I love berries and [Continue Reading…]

25 Berrylicious Desserts

25 Berry Desserts

Berry season is in full swing here in Oregon and we’ve been enjoying strawberries from our garden and the farmer’s market  Raspberries are coming on and then marionberries and blueberries  I’m going to be ready for all those berries with these 25 Berrylicious Desserts!  Enjoy! Frosted Freckled Lemonade from Your Homebased Mom Gluten Free Flourless Almond Honey Cake with Berries from Your Homebased Mom Strawberry Angel Food No Churn Ice Cream from Mom’s Test Kitchen Triple Berry Coconut Chia Pudding Parfaits from Cupcakes & Kale Chips Lemon Blueberry Mini Pies [Continue Reading…]

Malted Milk Ball Ice Cream

Malted Milk Ball Ice Cream

2015We have been enjoying some summer like days here in Oregon and it has totally got me in the mood for homemade ice cream.  I just couldn’t help myself and this weekend I broke out the ice cream maker and made a batch of one of my favorite, favorite ice creams.  I first shared this recipe in 2008 so it was overdo for a recipe redo and some new photos and I am always looking for an excuse to make malted milk ball ice cream. I am a big malt [Continue Reading…]

25 Citrus Packed Sweets

25 Citrus Packed Sweets perfect for the warm Spring days!

25 of the best Citrus sweets, perfect for the warm Spring weather! If you’ve read this blog for any period of time you know how I feel about lemon.  I love it!  I am also a big fan of other citrus flavors like orange and lime.  We’ve got an amazing citrus round up for you today including all the citrus flavors! We rounded up 25 of the best sweets that are just packed full of everything from lemon to lime to tangerine to help you fill the warmer days with [Continue Reading…]

25 Non-Chocolate Valentine’s Day Treats

25 Non-Chocolate Valentine's Day Treats

A great roundup of Valentine’s Day Treats for the non-chocolate lovers in your life!   I know it may be hard for some of you to believe but there are actually people who don’t like chocolate!  So today, we’ve got 25 pretty and delicious Valentine’s Day Treats  just for them.  So many yummy things to choose from   Angel Food Cupcakes from It Bakes Me Happy Cherry Bread from Tastes of Lizzy T Cherry Gum Drops from The Lady Behind The Curtain Strawberry Cream Bars from The 36th Avenue Easy Strawberry Mousse from The [Continue Reading…]

Blackberry Cobbler

Blackberry Cobbler

It is still berry season in Oregon.  Blackberries are the latest berries to ripen along with the fall raspberries.  The blackberries grow wild along the roads, in the parks and even in people’s backyards.  In fact some people spend a lot of time and effort trying to get rid of the wild blackberries in their yard.  They can literally take over! There are dozens of blackberry bushes lining the road by my house.  But since I prefer my blackberries not be infused with car fumes I bought mine at the Farmer’s [Continue Reading…]

Strawberry Cream Pie

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This recipe is an oldie but a goodie.  I first shared it back in June of 2008.  This one is so deserving of a pretty redo and I have given the recipe a little tweak. June is strawberry season here in Portland and this year the strawberry crop has been awesome.  Our own little strawberry patch in the garden has been producing like crazy and every morning I can go out and pick a bowl full.  Because of that I’ve been able to make a lot of our strawberry favorites [Continue Reading…]

Strawberry Pizza

strawberry pizza

Strawberry Pizza is a delicious and fun way to serve those fresh ripe strawberries! We picked our first strawberries from the garden this last week.  There is nothing like a strawberry fresh out of the garden. I didn’t have to think long about what to make with the strawberries.  Traditionally one of our family’s favorite “first strawberries of the season” recipes is Strawberry Pizza,  a sure sign that strawberry season is here.   It is from my favorite cookbook – Portland Junior League Portland Palate. I never have trouble finding the [Continue Reading…]