Author Archives: nancyc

Blackberry Crumb Coffee Cake

Crumb-topped coffee cakes are the best—like this Blackberry Crumb Coffee Cake! It’s made in a 9 x 13″ pan, so there’s plenty of it to enjoy! 🙂 This coffee cake is topped with a yummy crumb topping and inside it’s moistened by the juicy blackberries and small chunks of cream cheese that are stirred into the batter.

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Frozen Berry Smoothie

Here’s a great smoothie I tend to make more in the summer, but it’s great any time of the year! I use frozen berries in this smoothie, which makes it convenient because I don’t have to worry about having fresh berries on hand—I just pop them out of the freezer whenever I want to make this!

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Sugar-Crusted Blackberry Muffins

Blackberries are one of my favorite treats of summer, and one way I love to enjoy them is in these muffins! They’re easy to make, with a thick, creamy batter that bakes into yummy moist muffins with lots of blackberries in every bite. And sprinkling them with some coarse sugar before putting them in the oven gives these muffins a light sugary crusted top. I like the little sparkle the coarse crystal-like sugar gives the muffins, too!

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Deviled Eggs with Bacon and Chives

I’m a big fan of deviled eggs, especially in the summer! I love the classic deviled eggs like mom used to make, but I thought I’d try making some with a few extra add-ins, like bacon and fresh chives. You just can’t go wrong when you add bacon and chives to a recipe! 🙂

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Classic Potato Salad

Potato Salad is a summertime favorite—great for picnics, potlucks, cookouts, meals on the patio…you name it! There are lots of different potato salad recipes out there, but I wanted to make one that was on the classic side, and the classic potato salads I’ve had seem to always include cubed potatoes, mayo, vinegar, mustard, chopped pickles or pickle relish, hard boiled eggs, and paprika sprinkled on top!

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