Cherry Pie Filling Bars

I had two weeks off recently and decided to get my kitchen reorganized. By which I mean I went through all of the cupboards to see what I had on hand and what items were past their use by dates. I didn’t toss out as much as I had expected! But I did find two cans of cherry pie filling that were on code.  Time to find a way to use them up! Continue reading

Maraschino Cherry Cheesecake Bars

Maraschino Cherry Cheesecake BarsMy life hasn’t changed drastically due to our social distancing.  I still babysit my grandkids 3 days a week at my son’s house.  Instead of hanging out with the two little guys, aged 2 and 5, the other 3 grands aged 9, 12 and 16 are also home.  They sleep later and feed themselves so it’s not so very different.  This will be our new routine for the next six months.

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Blackberry and Cherry Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Blackberry and Cherry Chicken Salad

Blackberry and Cherry Chicken Salad

I love making chicken salad with fruit for sandwiches.  Grapes are more of a traditional fruit but I’ve used many others.  The other day I added blackberries and cherries to the chicken salad and wow, was that delicious!  Blackberries tend to be so seedy I avoid them but I was in the mood for a tasty berry and bought some the other day.  The berries really made the chicken salad pop! Continue reading