Meg Makes (July 2012)

Meg Makes (July 2012)

Recipes for easy, salt-free homeade ranch dressing mix and a tasty, mustardy pretzel dip

I was totally in the mood this weekend to spend time in my kitchen, as you already know from my post about Cherry Crisp.

Recipe for out-of-this-world Cherry Crisp, or how I will never make a crisp without pecans again

Cherries were on sale last week, so I bought three pounds on Saturday night, only to realize I'd need to use them pronto or they'd go bad.

I hardly needed an excuse to bake something Sunday, so having the direction of using cherries was just an inspiration.

Figuring how to hang our faux photo canvases to the living room wall

After I made five large, faux photo canvases last weekend, I figured it would be a breeze to hang them.

Buying an adorable metal miniature filing cabinet - and a reminder not to let my stuff own me

Reading this story about Americans and their stuff made me want to go home yesterday and find more items to donate to thrift stores.

Recipe for Crescent Dogs

I asked my sister, Allison, to tell me about how she decided to try wrapping hot dogs in crescent rolls and baking them for a corn-dog-esque treat.

"Well, it's a long story. You have time? One day, I ran out of hot dog buns," she told me.

Recipe for Easy No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars

My neighbor, Beth Frasca, treated Rob and me to some delicious peanut butter bars last week. As soon as she told me what was in them, I knew I had to have the recipe. She was kind enough to share.