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    Blueberry Muffins!

    This morning I decided on a little impromptu muffin making because I was seriously craving some blueberry muffins. I wanted a little tartness to go along with the blueberry, so I added sour cream, buttermilk and lemon zest (a little trick I learned from Ina Garten). Aside from the fact that I couldn’t manage to get equal amounts of batter in my muffin liners (despite using a scoop!), they turned out really, really good. Beckett and I ate 4 of them right out of the oven in about 10 minutes. And I’d like to blame it all on Becks, but this girl ate some muffins. They turned out light and…

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    Blueberry biscuits, please!

    I just love the weekend mornings. For starters, my boys are at their sweetest in the morning – they are such little snugglers! On the weekends I actually have time to cook them breakfast, and the boys love eating my experiments! I found a recipe on Pinterest last week for blueberry biscuits and have been looking forward to trying them. I modified the original recipe to use buttermilk instead of milk and I added 1/4 tsp baking soda to offset the acidity of the buttermilk. Blueberry Buttermilk Biscuits 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup buttermilk 1/3 cup sugar 5 tbsp of butter 4 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 1/4…

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    Food on the Fourth of July

    My husband’s birthday is July 4th, and every year his mom and stepdad throw a big party for him and his twin brother. I helped to make a couple of dishes – a 7 layer Mexican dip and what started out as a Blueberry Angel Food Delight (and ended up much closer to a blueberry and strawberry cheesecake). Of all the parties I’ve had and of all the appetizers I’ve made, I have never made a cold 7 layer Mexican dip! For whatever reason I was craving the fresh lettuce and tomato on top, and so I did a quick Pinterest search and took some ideas from a couple of…