Red, White and Blueberry Mini-Whoopie Pies

  Happy 4th of July! It’s a day of celebration.  And, what better way to get in the holiday spirit than to make some Red, White and Blueberry Whoopie Pies.   For me, Whoopie Pies are synonymous with summers at camp in the back woods of Maine where Whoopies (or Moon Pies) are a celebrated beach treat.  Last summer I attempted to make Mom’s Whoopie Pie recipe I found in her archives.  It needed to be made entirely from scratch—from the cake-like exterior to the creamy interior (which used raw eggs).  And, while they didn’t look … [Read more...]

Patriotic Strawberries

Independence day is only 2 days away but we’ve been celebrating all weekend long.  In fact, in our beach town, the big fireworks show was Saturday evening, June 30th?  We’re fine taking every opportunity possible to get festive and go red, white, and blue. Lucky for us, I had a ton of freshly-picked strawberries from the local farmer’s market.  So, all I needed to do was figure out something white and blue that would not only look good but, taste good with strawberries.  I also wanted a treat that didn’t require any baking, that could be … [Read more...]