The Best Lemon Bars

lemon bars

You may have noticed a bit of a lemon theme these week.  I hope you non lemon lovers will bear with me. This is a recipe that I have had for a really long time. The recipe originally came from a childhood friend’s mother in Wisconsin.  This recipe has been in my family for about 50 years.  That is no indication of how old I am! It is the lemon bar my mother always made and it is the one I always make.    I am pretty picky about my [Continue Reading...]

Lemon Herb Roasted Potatoes

lemon roasted potatoes

This Sunday is Easter and many of you may have ham on the menu.  We’re having pork tenderloin at our house, a little non traditional.   Traditionally people serve their ham with potatoes, usually scalloped potatoes or as we like to call them at our house “funeral potatoes.”   I plan on being non traditional in the potato department too because I am serving these yummy lemon herb roasted potatoes!  Lemon is traditional when it comes to Easter after all. As many of you know I am not a huge [Continue Reading...]

Lemon Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Lemon Roasted Brussels Sprouts

So I think I may have just begun a love affair with brussels sprouts.  I know, weird, but true. I can’t believe it has taken me this long to finally give them a try.  My first try at brussels sprouts was this recipe for Teriyaki Glazed Roasted Brussels Sprouts which is delicious!!  Truly amazing.  I think Lemon Roasted Brussels Sprouts would make the perfect vegetable for your Easter dinner.  I know asparagus is more traditional but these are so good!  I promise! If you are a non believer when it [Continue Reading...]

Lemon Drop Cookies

lemon cookie

Now that St. Patrick’s Day is over and we are tired of mint and key lime flavors –  lemon season can officially begin!  I am so excited.  If you’ve hung around here for any length of time you know how much I love lemon.  I think if I had to pick one all time favorite flavor it would be LEMON!  So get ready for some lemon recipes.  But before I share some new lemon recipes with  you I decided we needed to revisit and show a little love to one [Continue Reading...]

Frozen Lemon Dessert

Frozen Lemon Dessert

It’s the 10th day of the month, so I’ve gathered my creative blogging friends, and we came up with a PASTEL theme to create projects around, since SPRING is upon us! This begins our 11th month with this collaboration. We had so much fun with it the past 10 months, we decided to take it another round. One friend needed to part ways, so we added the amazingly talented Chelsea from Two Twenty One to the mix. If you’ve missed the past ten months of fun, please check them out! [Continue Reading...]

Lemon Cheesecake Bars

lemon creamcheese bars

Welcome to another Recipe Redo.  I love Recipe Redos because they are an opportunity for me to reach deep within the archives of this blog and pull out some of our family’s favorite all time recipes. For those of you who have been reading along since the beginning this is just a friendly reminder of a wonderful recipe but for those of you new to the blog I am excited to show off once again some of our family’s favorite recipes.  Today’s recipe for Lemon Cheesecake Bars is a favorite [Continue Reading...]

Lemon Ice Cream

lemon ice cream

I am a huge ice cream fan. Usually my dessert of choice. I love to make homemade ice cream in the summer but I certainly don’t limit my ice cream making to the summer months. It’s pretty much a year round activity at our house. As you know one of my other loves is lemon so coming up with the perfect lemon ice cream was a pretty big priority for me. I think I may have found it. The perfect lemon ice cream needs to have just the right amount [Continue Reading...]

Lemon Cream Cake

lemon cream cake

I’m so delighted to share both my Lemon Cream Cake recipe along with a fun monthly collaboration starting today with 10 creative blogs. Each month on the 10th, the same 10 blogs will share a project around the same theme, and you can hop to their blogs to see and save their projects after viewing mine. Pin this collage below, and make sure you come back on the 10th each month! In May, the theme is CITRUS, below are the fabulous shares. To view the recipe and step by step [Continue Reading...]

Lemon Angel Pie

lemon angel pie

Today’s recipe is another Recipe Redo.  I have found that I shared some of my all time favorite recipes in the beginning days of the blog and the photos aren’t as great as I would like so I am gradually revisiting some of those recipes and redoing the post so you have better photos. It’s fun to dig through the archives too and reacquaint you with them. Today’s recipe for Lemon Angel Pie has been a favorite of mine for over 25 years – it has definitely stood the test [Continue Reading...]