Summer Sweets: Pink Lemonade Bars

Is there anything more quintessentially Summer than both the visual and taste of a cold glass of lemonade? It’s one of my favorite treats to enjoy this time of year- especially in recent weeks while the temperatures continue soaring- so I knew I wanted to incorporate it into one of my recipes this month as […]

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Patriotic Popsicles: Berry-Coconut Pops

Although it doesn’t feel like there’s much to be patriotic about these days, what with the non-stop bad news in the headlines- today is still a holiday and any day off from the usual everyday hustle and bustle of work is worth celebrating. I knew going into this week’s posting schedule that I had wanted […]

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Spring Sweets: Banana Pudding Cups

It’s getting to be that time of year when I am craving all of the tropical fruits and flavors- like watermelon, kiwi, mango, coconut and especially bananas! Some of you may remember my Banana Cream Pie Parfaits I had shared last April in preparation for Easter dinner, and while the assembly of these pudding cups […]

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Summer Sweets: Berries and Cream Bites

I’m going to level with you all. You don’t need a recipe for this. Out of all the simple appetizers, entrées and desserts I’ve shared here on “Coffee & Chiffon” for the past year or so- this one has got to be the easiest and quickest. If you have approximately ten minutes- you can whip […]

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Spring Sweets: Banana Cream Pie Parfaits

I know bananas are often considered a tropical fruit and therefore tropical = Summer flavors- but nothing says “Springtime!” to me more than a slice of freshly baked banana cream pie. Of course, baking one from scratch isn’t always something I have the time or the patience to do- so this past weekend, when the […]

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Breakfast Buffet: Coconut Banana Pancakes

I’m sure I’ve said it before in past recipe posts- but I love the flavors of the Summer season. Fresh fruit, grilled meats and seafood, crisp vegetables and rich macaroni or potato salads- but a lot of those recipes are more for the afternoon and evening crowds. When it comes to breakfast- I haven’t really […]

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Summer Scoops: One-Ingredient Watermelon Sorbet

I know that this upcoming Fourth of July isn’t going to be like anything we’ve grown used to in terms of celebrations here in the States. Large cookouts/BBQs, packed pool parties, busy beach days, and crowded fireworks displays are pretty much cancelled this year in states that are taking the COVID-19 pandemic seriously- but that […]

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