Watermelon Mojito Recipe

Mix up a cocktail (or mocktail) that tastes like refreshing, pure summer with this watermelon mojito recipe.  Mint, watermelon, and lime blend together to make a magical, cooling drink.


Easy Homemade Granola Recipe

Homemade granola is so easy to make and delicious, and you can customize it to your tastes.  It's one of those things that is definitely worth making at home.


Onigiri (Rice Ball) Emojis for School Lunches

Tutorial and recipe for making onigiri rice balls that look like emoji or emoticon faces.  Easy and delicious for those back to school lunches.


Homemade Salsa Recipe and the Taste Creations Blog Hop

It's time for the Taste Creations monthly blog hop, and this month, our ingredient of the month was tomatoes.  I don't really like tomatoes, actually, so this was a bit of a challenge, but then I realized that I could make salsa!  I do like salsa!


Banana Bread Waffles with Brown Sugar Caramel Syrup

The last time I made waffles, I realized that they were essentially just a quick bread recipe.  So why couldn't I take my favorite quick bread recipes and just make them in a waffle iron?  And thus were Banana Bread Waffles born.


Chocolate Covered Strawberries with Gold Leaf

Chocolate covered strawberries are always delicious and romantic.  But you want to make them really special?  Add gold leaf.

Yup.  Gold.  Real gold.  Totally edible, totally gorgeous, totally decadent.  Also totally easy to use.


Watermelon Milkshake Summer Recipe

Nothing says summer like watermelon.  And milkshakes.  So how did it take me 40 years to think to combine the two?  Watermelon milkshakes!


From Scratch Chocolate Waffles Recipe

All waffles are good, but I recently decided to whip up a batch of a favorite variation from my childhood:  chocolate waffles.

Fabulous with just a little butter, or especially with fresh strawberries and whipped cream, these waffles are quick and easy to make.


Easy, Patriotic, Red White and Blue Chocolate Covered Strawberries Tutorial

Chocolate covered strawberries are always a hit at any get-together, and these red, white, and blue ones are perfect for upcoming 4th of July parties.

All arranged like this on a round platter, I'm getting a kind of Captain America vibe.  I like it.  ;-)


Festive Tossed Salad and Salad Dressing Recipe

Welcome to June's Taste Creations Blog Hop, where I team up with some of my favorite bloggers each month, and we all share recipes on a single theme.  June's theme:  Salad Bowl.