Summertime Recipes

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corn pancakes recipe and summertime tomato pie recipe

Culinary expert, eco-stylist, and food enthusiast, Kerry Dunnington has assembled a lengthy collection of her family’s best recipes and compiled This Book Cooks, Farm-Fresh Traditional Recipes for Healthy Contemporary Cooking. The book features nearly 200 superbly-seasoned, beautifully presented, eco-friendly meals that she’s selected to serve as the center of any occasion, from an intimate family dinner to a large holiday celebration.

Below is a sample of some of her best summertime offerings:

Summer Corn Pancakes

“When fresh corn is abundant during the summer months, it seems I am always gratefully decobbing and making these tasty pancakes. I chop half of the corn kernels because they are a great contrast to the whole corn kernels. Bacon and fried green tomatoes are delicious accompaniments.”

Ingredients:

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons neutral oil
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup yellow corn flour
  • ½ cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups fresh corn kernels
  • Butter and syrup

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New! Printable Chalkboard Wedding Signs

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DIY wedding printables Just in time for all the gorgeous spring and summer weddings is a brand new line of printable chalkboard wedding signs!

These signs are available in digital files and offer the convenience of printing at home on standard 8.5×11 sheets of paper or cardstock. Some, like the Signature Drink sign above are customized with the bride and groom’s signature cocktail and ingredients, plus their names and wedding date at the bottom—once personalized, I email the digital file within 24 hours. Others, like the Photo Booth sign above are available for instant download upon purchase. These printable chalkboard wedding signs cost around $6 each!

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(Cards & Gifts floral wedding sign and Eat, Drink & Be Married floral wedding signs above)

Check out the whole Printable Chalkboard Wedding Signs collection:

printable chalkboard wedding signs

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Fredericksburg is in Bloom!

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wildflowers in fredericksburg texas

Fredericksburg is in full bloom, and the whole countryside is getting more alive and colorful by the day! Bluebonnets, Primrose, and Texas paintbrushes are beginning to pop up along the roads as just a hint to what’s to come.

bluebonnets in fredericksburg texas

Wildseed Farms, Willow City, the LBJ Ranch, and the Wine and Wildflower Trail are just a few of the wildflower hotspots we’re looking forward to this spring. I’ll have my camera ready!