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Strawberry Vanilla Wafer Icebox Pie {A Southern No-Bake Pie!}

Strawberry Vanilla Wafer Icebox Pie is a no-bake pie.  Icebox pies are especially popular in the South where days here are sultry hot and us Southern ladies enjoy serving refreshing and delicious desserts. Early in the 1900's there were iceboxes in most house, and the pies were made with a baked pastry crust and a whipped filling without any worry of the pie oozing all over the plate.  

Sugar Cookie Peach Crisp

Creamy Peach Cobbler  is one of those  quick cobbler   recipes  that can be ready in a jiffy!  Layer the ingredients in a baking dish and resist stirring and watch the magic happen. As a tradition, every year around my daughter's birthday, we try to go to our favorite Peach Orchard! This year we actually got to go on her birthday, which was sweet. There are so many fresh vegetables and fruits, you cannot leave without something.   Who remembers the roadside produce stands that were popular in the '50s and '60s?  This is as close to one as you can get these days. We loaded up with fresh peaches, wild red plums, cantaloupes, Fresh Lady Cream Peas , and their famous fresh peach soft serve ice cream.  Yum! I like to make this cobbler with a sugar cookie mix instead of a cake mix.  Although, you can use a cake mix if you like.  Buttermilk can be substituted for the cream, and you have Buttermilk Peach Cobbler . The cream is poured over the peaches, and the sug

Strawberry Cake Mix Doughnuts {Yellow Butter Cake Mix + Strawberry Greek Yogurt = Strawberry Cake Doughnuts!}

Strawberry Cake Mix Doughnuts , easy, quick cake doughnuts you whole family will love.  Yes, using a cake mix,  Greek yogurt and diced strawberries to make these little breakfast jewels. The Summer heat is fast approaching us.  We have already started having 90 degree temperatures.  

A Throwback Salad! Three Bean Salad

Three Bean Salad,  a throwback salad from the 50s.   It is a great salad for picnics, cookouts, and at any family gatherings, it will serve a large crowd.  Two weeks ago I shared a favorite retro recipe for Southern Stuffed Cabbage Rolls .  Today I am sharing another retro recipe and a summer favorite .  This salad can go anywhere.