Tag Archives: summer

Watermelon Granita

Do you know what one of the greatest things is about summer? If you answered watermelon, you are correct! (If you said the beach, ice cream, mojitos, or the smell of sunblock, you would also be correct in other circumstances.) I love watermelon, and I find it ridiculous to pay twice as much for a […]

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Chocolate Puddin’ Pie

I’m really all about not baking lately. You read that correctly. I’m looking for any excuse not to turn on the oven because even the thought of it makes me hot. When I do turn on my oven, to roast veggies or make shrinky dinks, I make sure it’s late at night, at an hour […]

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Easy as [Cool Whip] Pie!

Are you going to a barbecue or potluck this summer? Do you live someplace like Los Angeles where it’s too hot to even think about turning on your oven? Well Cool Whip Pie is definitely a recipe to keep on hand – you’ll memorize it after making it once – because it’s summery, light, and […]

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Key Lime Bars

A coworker was having a Summer Solstice party so I racked my brain for a summery treat to bring. Everyone loves chocolate, of course, but I wanted to do something different. I’d heard tell of tequila being at this party and I instantly thought of margaritas, which led me to think “Lime!” I’d found this recipe […]

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Mini Angel Food Cakes

I had a dinner party a little bit ago, and the menu was packed with awesome southern-themed food. I made BBQ chicken, southwestern stuffed peppers, mac and cheese, biscuits, and roasted asparagus. To top that off, I figured I would need a light dessert, and my sister recommended angel food cake. It was a good […]

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Lemon Glazed Cookies

My company had a beach volleyball day and bbq recently, and I wanted to bring something light and summery. I had just made the Perfectly Chocolate Cake, so I was going for something like the opposite of that. These lemon-glazed cookies came to mind. The last time I made them was for the 4th of […]

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