Lemon Pie for 4th of July

4th of july pie

Tangy lemon curd folded into fluffy Cool Whip makes the perfect summer lemon pie. Decorate with fresh berries and Cool Whip stars for an easy 4th of July treat.   How did it get to be the fourth already?  I feel like I am just getting used to this warm weather and now we are partway through the summer.  I … Read More

Mini Lemon Meringue Pies

mini lemon meringue pies

Tangy lemon curd topped with fluffy meringue baked in a flaky crust. These mini lemon meringue pies are baked in a mini muffin pan for individual servings! Lemon meringue pies are, in my humble opinion, one of the best pies. You have tangy lemon curd and sweet, pillowy meringue and a crisp crust. Plus, you get to play with fire … Read More

Lemon Pavlovas

Mini Pavlovas

  Lately, each Wednesday, my mother, sister, grandmothers, aunt and I have gathered together at one or another’s home for what we like to call “project night.”  Its an evening where we come together and work on whatever crafty project we want.  My aunt and grandmother crochet, my sister scrapbooks, my mother cross stitches, and I continue hand quilting a … Read More

Lemon Meringue Pie

Lemon Meringue Pie

Recently I got a new toy.  Kitchen torch!  I had been wanting one for awhile, not because I am a creme brulee addict, but because I like torched meringue so much better than baked meringue.  I have such issues with meringue under the broiler.  It shrinks and dries out and is just plain icky.  A friend of mine had even … Read More

Lemon filled Lemon Cupcakes

 Sometimes cupcakes are the best way to tell someone that they are special.  Filled cupcakes are the way to go the extra mile in that regard.  Filled cupcakes from scratch with homemade frosting always do the trick.  These are great for birthdays, parties, and just to say hey, you are awesome.  I urge you to make your lemon curd from … Read More