Independence Day Recipe Round-Up

July 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

Happy Independence Day week to my fellow Americans!

I am a total sucker for holiday-themed food and recipes. The Target dollar aisle and seasonal section often prove to be the death of my budget, because I can’t resist the Candy Cane Oreos, the Reese’s Eggs, or the pink-and-red heart-shaped bunting that makes the perfect Pinteresting backdrop.

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Blue Raspberry Cupcakes

June 30, 2014 / 3 Comments

As a kid, I proclaimed blue raspberry to be my favorite-flavored anything. Something about blue raspberries was just so much better and cooler than regular old raspberries.

I stockpiled Blue Raspberry Frooties that were tossed at local parades, I begged my mom to buy me Blue Raspberry Icees from the machines in the Target food court, and the first-ever Warhead I dared to punish my taste buds with was, of course, the blue raspberry kind.

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Layered Strawberry Pretzel Dessert

June 23, 2014 / 2 Comments

Two dessert recipes in a row?

Why not?

Those of you who have tasted a recipe of this kind before are probably salivating right now. Those of you that haven’t are probably thinking I’m crazy.

I know. The ingredients list is rather bizarre. Pretzels…cream cheese…Jell-O? Do those things go together? Is that combination legal?

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Pretzel Sparkler Cupcakes

July 3, 2013 / 1 Comment

I’ve already told you all about how Pretzel Sparklers are traditionally my favorite 4th of July treat. I’ve munched on them by the pool every Independence Day for almost 15 years in a row, and this year will be no exception.

But tomorrow I’m shaking things up a little.

Sitting pretty next to the traditional Pretzel Sparklers will be these:

They’re sweet, salty, patriotic, and over-the-top.

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