Black Raspberry Ice Cream

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Creamy and rich with an abundance of chocolate chunks that melt in your mouth, Black Raspberry Ice Cream is as iconic a flavor in Ohio as the chocolate and peanut butter “Buckeye” flavors that are also popular in every ice cream shop here.

small white bowl with raspberry ice cream

The first time we flew out to Ohio to look at houses, our realtor and now friend, Stratton Alt (highly recommend him for anyone house hunting in the Columbus area!) took us to Graeter’s Ice Cream.

Oh. My. Word. Their most popular flavor is Black Raspberry and it was love at first taste for this girl. I’ve been obsessed with it ever since.

You may notice that this is a more complicated ice cream recipe than I typically share with you. Please do not let that stop you from making this, my friends.

I’m telling you right now that this recipe, this custard-style ice cream recipe, is everything you love about Graeter’s Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream in a homemade ice cream recipe that you can make whenever you’re craving it.

No matter where you live, whether you’re lucky enough to have Graeter’s ice cream in a shop around the corner or at the grocery store, you too can enjoy and fall in love with the most popular Graeter’s ice cream flavor.

container holding a scoop of berry ice cream

I typically make Philadelphia-style ice cream without eggs. So, naturally, I tested this recipe using our favorite easy vanilla ice cream

Weekly Menu Plan – Jun. 10 to Jun. 16

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Weekly Menu Plan – Jun. 10 to Jun. 16

a photo of a weekly menu plan graphic showing 6 different images of different dinner recipes

You are going to love all the recipe on our weekly menu plan this week! We have an easy slow cooker meal to ease into the week followed by several quick and easy meals. Then we finish the week with a spectacular steak marinade to celebrate all the dads in our life! Happy Father’s Day to all those men who make our world go round!

Monday: Slow Cooker Garlic Chicken

Tuesday: Easy Homemade Fish Tacos Recipe [+Video]

Wednesday: Teriyaki Pina Colada Burger [+ Video]

Thursday: 20 Minute Sausage and Peppers Gnocchi

Friday: Copycat PF Changs Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Saturday: How to Make the BEST BLT

Sunday: The BEST Steak Marinade (and which steak to buy) [+Video]

READ: Weekly Menu Plan – Jun. 10 to Jun. 16

Easy No Knead Artisan Bread

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Easy No Knead Artisan Bread

How do you make an Easy No Knead Artisan Bread and have it turn out just like the local bakery? It all starts a day ahead, but don't worry, it's so simple.

How do you make a loaf of No-Knead Artisan Bread and have it turn out just like the local bakery? It all starts a day ahead, but don’t worry, it’s a simple process.

Looking for a simple and delicious bread recipe? This easy no knead artisan bread is perfect for beginners and seasoned bakers alike. The outside of the bread is golden brown and crusty in texture and the inside is soft and pillowy. It’s ideal for dipping in your favorite soup or sopping up all the leftover sauce from your plate of lasagna. Follow our step-by-step instructions for a crusty and flavorful loaf.

When we were visiting San Francisco many, many years ago we took a walk down the boardwalk and the smell of fresh, hot bread was completely intoxicating. How can something as simple as bread be so wonderful? That beautiful, golden, crispy crust, the soft pillowy inside and the smell that makes you feel such peace no matter what.

You can’t deny it, fresh bread baking is one of the greatest smells of all time. And fresh cut grass. Oh, and the rain, I love the smell of the rain. Growing up in Washington state will do that to you.

We love to make homemade bread, and Cade’s dad happens to be a fantastic bread maker, but the truth is, sometimes you don’t just want a sandwich bread — no, you want artisan bread. But can you really do it from home? Here’s how to make this no knead bread recipe in 5 minutes.

What is Artisan Bread?

If you’ve never made artisan bread before, you may be wondering what makes it so special. In truth, there’s no single definition for “artisan bread.” To us, artisan bread is a type of bread that’s been made with real ingredients (i.e. no preservatives or flavorings) and left to ferment overnight to create a slightly nutty flavor and easier-to-digest loaf. 

No-Knead Artisan Bread Ingredients

To make this dutch oven no-knead bread, you only need flour, sugar, salt, yeast and water. That’s it. 5 ingredients!

  • Flour: just regular all-purpose flour is all you knead
  • Sugar: The sugar helps to activate or feed the yeast just a little, which I’ve noticed helps to yield and fluffier inside, but in a pinch you can skip it.
  • Salt: enhances all the flavors
  • Yeast: gives the bread its rise and fluffiness
  • Water: helps binds all the ingredients together and helps activate the yeast

Key Lime Pie Recipe

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Key Lime Pie Recipe

A key lime pie in a graham cracker crust. Dollops of whipped cream are around the edge of the pie and two slices of lime are in the middle. Limes and forks are beside the pie.

There’s nothing quite like a perfect Key Lime Pie. That graham cracker crust filled with a bright and zippy but totally creamy filling is meant to be your dessert this week. 



Sometimes you just gotta yell it to make it known. I’ve been making key lime pie since I got married 16 years ago and this is the ultimate recipe. It all started with key lime pie that Cade had while serving a mission for 2 years in Brazil. It’s called Torta de Limão in Brazil and while we adore this recipe for bars, our pie needed to have that Florida key lime vibe so I’ve been testing and testing off and on for years until this year I decided to throw in a little sour cream and bam! Deliciousness is served. 

What Ingredients are Needed for a Classic Key Lime Pie?

This recipe is so simple that it’s dangerous! You only need a few ingredients, and you’ll likely have several of them on hand already. Making this recipe actually reminds me of making my mom’s famous lemon meringue pie. Fresh citrus just makes the best desserts ever! Here is your grocery store list:

  • Graham Cracker Crust: graham cracker crumbs, melted butter and sugar
  • Sweetened Condensed Milk: gives the pie it’s sweetness and creaminess
  • Sour Cream: adds creaminess and tartness
  • Lime Zest: flavor, flavor, flavor
  • Lime Juice: squeeze your own juice or buy bottled key lime juice, I always recommend fresh!
  • Egg Yolks: add so much richness
  • Stabilized Whipped Cream: water, gelatin, heavy cream, powdered sugar and vanilla

The measurements for each ingredient can be found in the recipe card below.

Recommended Equipment:

How to Make a Key Lime Pie Recipe

And you thought the ingredients list was nice and easy! Just wait until you see how easy it is to make this pie! Here are the basic steps:

  1. Make a graham cracker crust and let it cool.
  2. Whisk all the filling ingredients together in a mixing bowl.
  3. Pour mixture into the prepared pie crust.
  4. Bake and then cool.
  5. Serve with whipped cream on top.

All of these steps can be found in the recipe card below.


Deviled Egg Potato Salad

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Creamy deviled egg filling creates the dressing that coats each bite of this deviled egg potato salad. Chunks of potato and hard-boiled eggs are tossed with the dressing to make the ultimate potato salad for anyone who loves deviled eggs.

Deviled Egg Potato Salad

I love a cold potato salad in the summertime – or let’s be honest, any other time as well. Potato salad is an awesome side dish for almost any meal.

I’ve shared quite a few potato salads with you over the years and I still love coming up with new ones. I first shared this deviled egg potato salad 3-4 years ago and it’s been a big hit.

Deviled Egg Potato Salad

Served with Grilled Chicken or a juicy steak or steak bites, potato salad is a side dish everyone loves. In the mood for hot dogs, corn dogs, or a burger? Potato salad works there too.

You can use any potato you like to make potato salad. However, I love the thin-skinned Yukon Gold potatoes.

There’s no need to peel the gold potatoes and the texture stays nice for the salad. If you decide to use russets or red potato, you’ll want to peel the potatoes for the best results.