A cookbook filled with recipes, tips and techniques to simplify biscuit-making.

Biscuits: Sweet and Savory Recipes for the All-American Kitchen Cookbook

 

Do you like your biscuits sweet or savory?  Whatever the answer, the new Biscuits Cookbook by Jackie Garvin of Syrup and Biscuits, is filled with plenty of recipes to please any biscuit lover.

Biscuits are a comfort food that any southerner has surely been eating since childhood.  I remember using my granny’s homemade biscuits to sop up cane syrup poured out of a big bottle.  In addition to the many recipes in this cookbook, Jackie’s down-to-earth stories of her Southern heritage bring back some precious memories  for me.

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A collection of fresh strawberry recipes all with a shortcake theme.

 

Does the thought of strawberry shortcake leave you with visions of warm shortcake right out of the oven topped with luscious fresh strawberries and real whipped cream?  You know what I’m talking about.  Oh my….I can taste it now.  Come to think of it, I’m kind of wishing I had some for breakfast this morning.  Sounds pretty good to me!

You may have had strawberry shortcake ice cream, but how about mixing it up a little with other sweet treats?  These 9 strawberry shortcake inspired recipes from my blogging friends will help you satisfy your strawberry shortcake cravings any time of day.  With these different forms of shortcake recipes, you’re bound to find a new favorite or two.

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One app to make your photos more colorful and another to turn them into watercolor paintings.

Two photo apps to make your pictures pop!

 

Don’t you want to make the pictures from your phone pop every now and then?  How about turning them into a watercolor painting?  You may already have an app or two on your phone to do this, but I wanted to share two apps I’ve been using a lot lately.

BeFunky is a free app with lots of editing tools for your photos.  There’s an online version I just discovered that I didn’t know about until I went to grab the link for this post (can’t wait to dive into that one more).  Anyway, the mobile version has been getting quite a workout on my phone.  You can easily create stunning and beautiful  images with this app.  Sometimes all I do is sharpen the image and hit the “Beautify” button and it’s good to go!  There is also a collage maker included.

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He is Risen!  He is Risen Indeed!

 

Beyond the candy filled baskets, chocolate bunnies, dyed eggs and new outfits, stands the real meaning of Easter…Resurrection Sunday.

Have you stopped to reflect on what Jesus went through for each one of us?  It’s hard to fathom the pain and suffering he endured to set us free from sin.

“Surely he took up our infirmities and carried our sorrows, yet we considered him stricken by God, smitten by him and afflicted.  But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed.”  Isaiah 53:4-5

And then….

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Have fun decorating cupcakes for Easter.

12 Cute Easter Cupcakes - Gather in the kitchen for some fun making these adorable cupcakes.

 

Have you been searching for some sweet treats to make for Easter?  How about making cupcakes?  They’re popular with all ages and are just the right size for your own personal dessert.  Here’s a collection of 12 Cute Easter Cupcakes with something for everyone.  There are so many great ideas here.  The Bunny Butt and Sheep Cupcakes are just adorable, don’t you think?  If you’ve got kids or grandkids around, bring them into the kitchen for an afternoon of fun making and decorating these cute cupcakes. 

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