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Knock it Out of the Park for Dad!

Knock it out of the park this Father’s Day with an All-American Lunch!  Dad will sure love your creativity for this early summer celebration. Turn his love for the game into a baseball -themed luncheon guaranteed to make your dad’s big day a smash-hit!

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Home-made Corn Dog Recipe

Step up to the plate and take a swing at this simple menu for a Father’s Day lunch. The ballpark food includes Corn Dogs, Hamburger Sliders, and French Fries. The Corn Dogs are made with a semi-thick batter and deep-fried to golden perfection. Long chopsticks are inserted in to the all-beef hot dogs and provide the most stable support for frying.   

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Brown Sugar Peppered Bacon Fries Recipe

Step up to the plate and take a swing at this simple menu for a Father’s Day lunch. The ballpark food includes Corn Dogs, Hamburger Sliders, and  Brown Sugar Peppered Bacon French Fries.

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Jalapeno-Jack Ranch Slider Recipe

Step up to the plate and take a swing at this simple menu for a Father’s Day lunch. The ballpark food includes Corn Dogs, Hamburger Sliders, and French Fries. The hamburger sliders are filled with Worchester sauce, Jalapeno Ranch dressing, and cumin.  Prepared mustard is spread on both sides of the raw burger before grilling creating a seal that keeps the hamburgers moist on the inside.

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Desserts, Recipes
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Mini Lemon Cherry Pie Recipe

What is more American than a Cherry or Apple Pie?  Mini Lemon Cherry Pies are easy to assemble and serve.   Greek yogurt and Lemon Curd are creamed together for the filling of the mini graham cracker crust pies.  Canned cherry pie filling covers the top of the custard making these desserts one for the record.

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Bringing the White House Home

Brining the White House Home with Former White House Chief Florist, Laura Dowling was the theme to a grand event at Allandale Mansion in Kingsport, Tennessee. Laura shared her floral artistry and new book, Floral Diplomacy at the White House with master gardeners, gardening enthusiasts and special friends. 

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Father’s Day|“TEE – RIFFIC” Lunch FORE Dad!

It’s Fathers Day, and a little birdie mentioned that all golfers love to “par-tee”, especially after the 18th hole.  For all the dads who love the game, celebrate his special day with a “par-fectly” planned lunch. 

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Spring-time Blooms with Floral Diplomacy

One of my floral mentors and friend is the former White House Chief Florist, Laura Dowling.  She recently has published her first book called Floral Diplomacy at the White House.   I wanted to share with you her talent and skills as a floral designer as well as my experience working as a volunteer with her at the White House.   The following is a recent article that I had written for VIP SEEN  Magazine May 2017 issue.  All photos posted in this article are courtesy of Stichtung Kunstboek, Publisher of Floral Diplomacy at the White House.

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How to Make a Living Wreath

Welcome your guests to the beauty of a Living Wreath on your garden wall or shaded front door. A heavy duty wreath frame is lined with a green jute-type fiber that holds potting mix and small openings can be cut in the fiber to insert fresh individual flowers, like pansies, ivy, petunias and other small leaf florals and plants.

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Hot Pink, Black & White Bridal Shower

Hosting a hot pink, black & white bridal shower will make your bride-to-be “tickled pink!”  Pink & black cupcakes with bows, pink caramel corn and macrons, and a balloon arch that spans the room with hot pink, pink, white polka dot and even orange balloons make this shower pop with color.  This party idea could also be for the brides court of honor… her bridesmaids and maid of honor.  Everything this dessert table offers is pink,black or white even the desserts!

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Easter Tablescape Ideas

Nothing says Easter and Spring like birds nests and Robin Blue Eggs! Celebrate this Easter with a pretty turquoise and white with robin blue color scheme for your holiday table setting.  A white ruffled cake stand provides the base for this one of a kind centerpiece with a moss filled grapevine wreath and white peonies are nested together for the hard boiled Robin blue eggs. The eggs were made with an old fashioned dye recipe using red cabbage and white vinegar for the intense blue egg color.  I know I said red cabbage..  read more to see how these eggs turn blue and to know if you have a good egg or a bad egg in the stock pot.

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Lemon Marshmallow Easter Hat Cake Recipe

Celebrate Easter with this lemon creme and marshmallow filled cake fashioned  like a Spring time Straw Hat.   The  12 inch round cake is layered with lemon pastry creme with  a hollowed cake “crown ” filled with marshmallow, cream cheese and whipped cream .   The cake is frosted with lemon frosting. A dot and drag icing technique decorates the sides of the “brim” of the cake while a few purple pansies sit pretty around the “crown”  along the lavender ribbon band and bow. You can make this too and just in time for Easter Dinner.

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Cucumber Mint Julep Spritzer Recipe

While mingling and munching on these delicious bit Kentucky Derby Bars,  sip on the frosty Cucumber Mint Julep. A twist on the traditional bourbon filled julep is the Cucumber Mint flavor. Seedless English cucumbers are mixed with mint simple syrup and pure vanilla extract. Lemon lime soda or Perrier is added and poured over frozen mint ice cubes making this julep refreshing on a hot day. In true Derby style, serve Mint Juleps in a silver cup with a skewered ruffled English Cucumber slice. Pretty and Delicious!

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Kentucky Derby Bars Recipe

The Kentucky Derby Bars have a solid filling with toasted pecans and mini chocolate chips making this graham cracker crust dessert sweet and decadent.  So rich and delicious you will want to eat these with a Cucumber Mint Julep Spritzer if you are hosting a Kentucky Derby Party.  

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Mini Hot Brown Appetizer Recipe

Serve these Mini Hot Browns as an appetizer or main course.  They are delicious warmed especially when served with melted cheddar cheese.  For the appetizer you could serve the melted cheese separately in a small pitcher, so each bite is not overly messy to eat.  Guests can add more cheese as desired.

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