Old-Fashioned Lemonade

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Old Fashioned Lemonade

This weekend, I'm working on the design for a boy's baby shower, and we are going to serve fresh lemonade for guests. I wanted to share this recipe with you as it's perfect for a spring or summer party! Old-Fashioned Lemonade 1 cup water 1 cup sugar Peel of 1 lemon Juice of 6 lemons Sliced lemons, limes and fresh mint for garnish In a small saucepan, bring water and sugar to a boil, add … { Continue Reading }

Three Trifle Desserts

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Strawberry and Banana Trifles
Baby Shower Lemon Trifle Dessert

Lemon Trifle Trifles are delicious individual desserts at a baby shower or bridal luncheon in the spring. Serve them topped with a flower to match your color theme! To complete this recipe, you will need a pound cake (try this delicious recipe), vanilla ice cream and one recipe of lemon sauce. Lemon Sauce 2 cups sugar 1 cup butter 2/3 cup fresh lemon juice 4 large eggs, slightly … { Continue Reading }

Cocktails Before the Symphony

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Bellini champagne and delicious marinated shrimp will be the star attraction for cocktails with friends before the symphony or a night out on the town. Gather around the piano and let the good times roll! Bellini Champagne 1 peach, pureed (or 4 oz of peach nectar) 8 oz champagne dash of grenadine Pour pureed peach into bottom of tall fluted glass.  Slowly add champagne and top with dash of … { Continue Reading }

Country Rooster Party + Old-Fashioned Pound Cake

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Something To Crow About (2)

Country charm rules the roost on this table setting. Do you have special memories of a cake your grandmother made for breakfast? This is my great-grandmother's recipe for old fashioned pound cake and it is outstanding with morning coffee (or diet coke if you're like me).  It can easily be topped with strawberries or a chocolate drizzle to jazz it up! A good recipe shared with others will live … { Continue Reading }

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

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Leprechaun Lime Punch Ingredients 5-3/4 cups refrigerated citrus punch 2 cans (12 ounces each) frozen limeade concentrate, thawed 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup lime juice 1 quart lime sherbert, softened 2 liters lemon-lime soda, chilled 5 drops green food coloring Lime slices Directions: In a large pitcher or punch bowl, combine the citrus punch, limeade, sugar, lime juice and sherbert; stir … { Continue Reading }

March Madness Party!

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Along with March Madness comes the "munch bunch"! Pull out your crowd-pleasing recipes to cheer on your favorite team (Pizzazzerie will always be partial to Vanderbilt!). Come on over, the door is open, and the game is just getting started. Let the centerpiece be a hurricane lamp filled with small sports balls. Win-Win Dip 1 package Neufchatel cheese, grated 1 cup Salsa 1 small can sliced … { Continue Reading }