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Hard To Resist Blueberry Lemon Floats

These Hard To Resist Blueberry Lemon Floats are incredible. They are fin version of a classic float. And.. they have fruit, so practically healthy. They are very similar to the cherry vanilla floats I made a few weeks ago. You really can make floats from most fruits, truth be told. Prepping the blueberries There are…

The Best Summertime Virgin Sangria

Let me introduce you to The Best Summertime Virgin Sangria . While I love water, it is 99.999% water, but sometimes I want something else to curb that raging summer thirst! What you will need This drink is incredibly flexible as far as ingredients go. Basically you will need a variety of fruits, variety of…

Cherry Vanilla Floats

Remember those Roasted Cherries I posted the other day? Well, aside from making a really great topping for a variety of dishes, they also have another purpose…. Cherry Vanilla Floats. This is such a great summer ice cream drink. Basics of construction I start with the roasted cherries. Blend them well in the food…

Perfect lemonade

Every warm summer day needs a tall glass of this perfect lemonade. As it’s name denotes, it is perfect. It is cool and refreshing, and with a few simple steps, it can be sitting on your table soon. Simple syrup For me, every lemonade absolutely has to start with a simple syrup. Yes…

Perfect blueberry lemonade

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy a huge glass of this perfect blueberry lemonade. Blueberries and lemon have got to be one of favorite food combos, a true power couple. Everyone loves this drink! This recipe makes a blueberry reduction, which is then added to a my Perfect lemonade recipe. The combo of the…

Laminated pasta with edible flowers

Have you ever seen laminated pasta before? I swear every single time I see it, I stop and stare. It really is just so beautiful!! I finally decided to give it a try on my own. This laminated pasta with edible flowers isn’t perfect, but pretty good for my first try! I was…

Cherry Limeade

Cherry Limeade=summertime. Cherries have such a short season and shelf life, you really need to use them as often as you are able. This drink is a perfect way to use them. It is great for a hot summer day. What makes this drink different than the others out there? This one actually uses…

Perfect rhubarb lemonade

I am a water drinker, like 99.9% of what I drink is water. I don’t think I ever developed a taste for anything else. Occasionally though…I get a craving for some type of lemonade, especially when the weather heats up. This perfect rhubarb lemonade is just….perfect. It is…

Sparkling Strawberry Lemonade

Everytime I visited my Grandma on my mom’s side of the family, she loved to give us “jazzed” up juice. Don’t worry, she wasn’t a lush and giving her grandkids alcohol. No, jazzing it for my grandmother was adding some kind of lemon lime soda to koolaid…

Mango Banana and Orange Smoothie

This hardly needs a post all it’s own, but it was so good, I can’t resist. We have mainly been a banana and berry smoothie family forever. It’s just kind of our standard and we haven’t varied very much from it. The other day I came across…