Category Archives: Seasonal

Local Blueberry Crisp

Depending on where you live, blueberry season may be here already or getting close. Whether you pick your own blueberries or buy them at the farmers’ market or grocery store, baking with fresh blueberries is the best! I first made this recipe for Local Blueberry Crisp when I did a review of The Freds at Barneys New York Cookbook by Mark Strausman about 3 years ago. Freds at Barneys New York was a luxury dining destination in the Big Apple where you would often find actors, sports figures, fashion designers, and other celebrities enjoying a meal. Mark Strausman was the chef. Unfortunately, when I googled the restaurant recently, I found that it was “permanently closed.” It may have taken a hit during the pandemic, which was a hard time for so many restaurants.

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Lemon Brownies with Lemon Glaze

Here’s another recipe for all of you lemon-lovers out there—I recently did a post on Easy Lemon Bars, and these Lemon Brownies are full of lemon flavor, too! They have a dense, brownie-like texture with plenty of lemon yumminess in every bite! I adapted this from a recipe I found at Rita’s Recipes. I used more lemon juice and zest for my version.

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He is Risen!

He is not here; He has risen, just as He said. MATTHEW 28:6 NIV

Wishing you a beautiful Easter Sunday!

Sharing at Inspire Me Monday.

Chocolate M&Ms Cake Mix Cookies

Cookies with M&M candies added in are so fun and colorful! I made some the other day with the M&Ms in spring colors. You can whip these cookies up in no time because they’re made with cake mix. These are great cookies for celebrating the different seasons—just use the seasonal M&Ms in the mix! Or make them for everyday snacks and use the regular colorful M&Ms or mini M&Ms!

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Chocolate Mint Brownies

Everyone loves brownies, right? Most of the brownies I make are not frosted, but these Chocolate Mint Brownies have a generous amount of yummy cream cheese mint frosting that is hard to resist. The brownies themselves have some mint chocolate chips mixed into the batter, with more sprinkled on top of the frosting! Talk about rich and decadent!

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