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Sourdough

How To Make A Sourdough Starter From Scratch!

The ever trending sourdough starter! A sourdough starter is a fermented mixture of flour and water that creates a wild yeast to use in a variety of different recipes. You feed it flour and water daily until it becomes “active”, meaning becoming very bubbly and rising double in size after feeding. From there you can […]

the best homemade lemonade
Drinks

The Best Homemade Lemonade!

Summer is HERE! ☀️ What better beverage to feel refreshed on a hot day by the pool than The Best Homemade Lemonade! It’s amazing on it’s own, or try to spice it up with a little sprite and some raspberry syrup! Ingredients 1½ C. freshly squeezed lemon juice (about 6-7 large lemons) 1 C. granulated […]

Appetizers & Snacks, Breads

Strawberry Freezer Jam!

This Strawberry Freezer Jam is super easy to make and SO delicious! Use it on toast, English muffins, or this super easy Homemade Artisan Bread! Ingredients 2lbs fresh strawberries 2 C. granulated sugar ¾ C. water 6 Tbsp. Ball RealFruit Classic Pectin 12 4oz. jelly jars Directions Remove the stems from the strawberries and cut […]

homemade vanilla ice cream
Desserts

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream!

I scream, you scream, we all scream for…Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream! It’s SO good and so easy to make with only four ingredients! Perfect for summer nights! *My ice cream maker is a couple years old and no longer sold, but this one is similar* Ingredients 2 C. whole milk 2 C. heavy whipping cream […]

ranch snack mix
Appetizers & Snacks

Ranch Snack Mix!

Try out this zesty Ranch Snack Mix, loaded with your favorite crackers and chex! I love making this to bring to summer parties! Ingredients ¾ C. Orville Redenbacher’s Popcorn Oil 2 pkts. ranch seasoning 16-18 C. of your favorite Chex mix items (I always use pretzels, Whales, Crispix, Bugels, Cheez-Its, and mini Club crackers) Directions […]

avocado lime ranch
Salads

Homemade Avocado Lime Ranch Dressing!

This Chick-fil-A copycat Avocado Lime Ranch dressing is super easy to re-create at home using fresh ingredients! Use it for salads, wraps, or as a dip. It’s so good! Ingredients 2 ripe avocados ¼ C. white vinegar ½ C. mayonnaise ¼ C. buttermilk ¼ C. lime juice 1 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. onion powder […]

Desserts

Scotcheroos!

Scotcheroos are a Midwest favorite! This no-bake cereal treat is packed with peanut butter and topped with a rich chocolate and butterscotch topping! Ingredients 1 C. light corn syrup 1 C. granulated sugar ½ tsp. vanilla extract 1 C. creamy peanut butter 5 C. Rice Krispies cereal 1 C. butterscotch chips 1 C. semi-sweet chocolate […]

lemon muffins
Breakfast

Lemon Muffins!

This Lemon Muffins recipe is a perfect way to start the day, or as an afternoon pick-me-up. They have the most amazing lemon flavor and are perfectly soft on the inside with the slightest crispiness on the outside. Such a fun recipe for the spring and summer months! Ingredients 2 eggs ¾ C. buttermilk ½ […]

Breakfast

Buttermilk Pancakes!

Who doesn’t love pancakes?! These are the fluffiest Buttermilk Pancakes and so easy to throw together for the perfect weekend breakfast or weeknight dinner! Serve with fresh berries, honey, or maple syrup! Ingredients 2¼ C. all purpose flour ½ C. granulated sugar 1 tsp. baking soda 2 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt ⅓ C. […]

chocolate poke cake
Desserts

Chocolate Poke Cake!

This Chocolate Poke Cake is a rich chocolate cake, made from a mix, then topped with sweetened condensed milk, caramel sauce, Cool Whip, and your favorite candy bar! Ingredients 1- Devil’s food cake mix, plus the ingredients to make the cake according to the box 14oz. can sweetened condensed milk ½ C. caramel sauce like […]