Dirty Cherry Coke

Cherry Coke with a little vanilla, a little lemon and a touch of cream! www.lemonsforlulu.com

Cherry Coke gets “dirty” with a little vanilla, a little lemon and just a touch of cream! Every kid wants a tree house don’t they?  A hangout just for kids where they can escape the adult world.  It’s just them, their imagination and their leafy green surroundings.  My kids would love to have their own tree house.  Unfortunately, we do not have the intellectual capital to help them make one. My kids are creative and resourceful.  Since a … Continue reading →

Cherry M & M Blondies

Blondie brownies with a hint of almond and lots of cherry flavored M & M’s! www.lemonsforlulu.com

Blondie Brownies made with lots of brown sugar, a hint of almond and tart cherry M & M candies! Are you following Lulu on Facebook? My poor husband had a real moment of panic on Sunday as the realization hit him that Valentine’s Day was only days away.  He turned to me and with a wild look in his eyes, he asked if he should do something for me or not.  I told him not to worry about.  But he continued to stare at me as he was trying to … Continue reading →

Chocolate Cherry Pie Bundles

Chocolate chips and cherry pie filling surrounded by a flaky crescent roll crust! www.lemonsforlulu.com

Cherry pie has never been so easy! Flakey Pillsbury Crescent Rolls envelope cherry pie filling and semi sweet chocolate!  A sweet and tart dessert! If I were in Belize right now, I’d be warming my face in the golden sunshine, with all 80 degrees enveloping my body.  I would be sitting in my bathing suit with my toes buried in the white, soft sand. I would be reclining on a beach chair.  A book would be in my hands, but I wouldn’t be … Continue reading →

Cherry Thumbprint Kiss Cookies

Cherry thumbprint cookies with a simple vanilla filling and Hershey’s Kisses! www.lemonsforlulu.com

Thumbprint cookies made with chopped cherries and filled with a vanilla filling!  A Hershey’s Kiss candy rests right in the middle! My son’s Lego addiction has become quite tiresome.  At first it was cute.  My husband and I encouraged this little hobby.  Lego’s are creative and intelligent.  They require coordination and concentration, perfect for a little boy.  But as the years went on (and money was spent), we realized this little hobby … Continue reading →

Chocolate Dipped Cherry Meringues

Sweet little meringue cookies flavored with maraschino cherries and then dipped in chocolate. www.lemonsforlulu.com

Light and airy meringue cookies with a hint of cherry flavor!   Each crisp little meringue  is dipped in decadent dark chocolate to make these an extra special treat! The kids of today have no idea how lucky they are.  They have the best birthday parties.  With a simple phone call (and a chunk of money) your child, along with his closest friends can be indulged and entertained in any manner you choose.  They can … Continue reading →

Half Moon Cookies

Half Moon Cookies

Half Moon Cookies, also know as Black and White Cookies,  are soft cookies with a cake like texture and covered in chocolate and vanilla glaze!  A combination that is irresistible! It's funny to think that I used to exercise 6 days a week without fail.  It's funny to think I had that kind of time!  I would get stressed out if I missed a day, it was sort of an addiction.  An addiction that led me to  my husband.  That's where we met.  He … Continue reading →

Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Cherry Filling

Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Cherry Filling

Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Cherry Filling   i carry your heart with me (i carry it in my heart) i am never without it (anywhere i go you go, my dear; and whatever is done by only me is your doing, my darling) i fear no fate (for you are my fate, my sweet) i want no world (for beautiful, you are my world, my true) and it's you are whatever a moon has always meant and whatever a sun will always sing is you here is the deepest … Continue reading →

Cocoa and Chili Spiced Pork with Cherry Sauce

Cocoa and Chili Spiced Pork

  Cocoa and Chili Spiced Pork with Cherry Sauce     For  Valentine's Day, my husband and I will go out to a quaint little restaurant.  It will have intimate tables, it will be quiet, dimly lit and very romantic.  We will sip wine by candlelight, hold hands and re-connect.  My husband will surprise me with a little box that will be hiding something shiny.  We will kiss and ....BAHAHAHAHA!!!  Just kidding! What will … Continue reading →

Cherry Almond Chocolate Bark

Cherry Almond Bark

     As a kid, I used to love chocolate covered cherries.  They were my second favorite candies after chocolate covered caramels.  Each Valentine's Day, I would wake and search the house anxiously to see if my parents  surprised me with a velvety heart-shaped box full of fancy chocolates.  My friends would come to school and talk about the multi-tiered boxes already presented to them by their parents.  I would be a bit envious, I admit.  But I … Continue reading →