Daddy’s Oatmeal Cookies (& GF Version)

Don’t you just love family traditions…


When I was little, my mom originally made these delightful cookies for daddy & us kids. Once I became a teenager, the responsibility and wooden spoon were handed down to me. So, whenever dad hollered, “Mom, how about some Daddy’s Oatmeal Cookies?”, I was the one now in charge, and then when my son became a teenager, I handed him the wooden spoon.Read the rest

Cream Cheese Pie: Strawberry, Banana & Blueberry “Beautiful Old Glory”

Post Update: 7-22-12

  “Beautiful Old Glory”  

I love the month of JULY.

I should mention… the glaze for the strawberries, I use, is simply my homemade Strawberry Jam recipe, which I most often make [fresh] with Instant ClearJel®. My adult children still rave about how amazing it is; even frozen and thawed, it’s so easy to use too.Read the rest

Strawberry Ice Cream, Shakes & Frozen Yogurt*

One year, my son gave me a nifty-difty ice cream maker for Mother’s Day. Now, I have seen there’s a similar newly designed model out on the market.

For Better Desserts… (my secrets include)

  • My Freezer Strawberry Jam made with Instant ClearJel©, helps me to make wonderful strawberry ice cream, terrific shakes and refreshing frozen yogurt.
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