Posts Tagged ‘ July 4th recipes ’

Summertime Series: Less-Guilt Chocolate Chip Cookies

July 4, 2010
Summertime Series: Less-Guilt Chocolate Chip Cookies

For those who are looking for an easy, crowd-pleasing dessert for today’s feast, here is your recipe.  And the best part?  These cookies are made without butter and egg yolks, making them a great choice for those watching their cholesterol intake. 2 1/2 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 4 tbs...
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Summertime Series: Refreshing Hibiscus Margarita

July 3, 2010
Summertime Series: Refreshing Hibiscus Margarita

A cold margarita pairs beautifully with, well, just about everything.  These bright red hibsicus margaritas would be a perfect choice for July 4th, or any hot summer day. 3 cups hibiscus tea (such as Tazo) 3/4 cup sugar 1 1/2 cups tequila 1/2 cup fresh lime juice 1/3 cup Cointreau Combine all ingredients in...
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Summertime Series: Sweet Berries and Basil Salad

July 2, 2010
Summertime Series: Sweet Berries and Basil Salad

This salad is GORGEOUS.  The red and blue would be a perfect addition to your July 4th table or any summer occasion.  The dressing has a hint liqueur in it, but the overall amount is not enough to affect anyone (so it’s safe for your kids!).   Be sure to prepare this the day of...
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Summertime Series: Beer Baked Beans

July 1, 2010
Summertime Series: Beer Baked Beans

Oh, you suckers.  Every time I mention beer or bourbon ya’ll are chomping at the bit to get a look at the recipe.  You’re in luck- this one DOES have beer in it.  You will still have to drink some if you want to get loopy.  And did I mention how good these beans...
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Poop Stories, a Sweet Contest, and More

June 30, 2010
Poop Stories, a Sweet Contest, and More

I’ve been a neglectful blogi this week, so I am making up for it with a true story. Which you will now read. Once, when H was still in diapers, I was changing him after a Number Two.  I was wiping and wiping and wiping and there was a stubborn little bit that just...
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