Our favorite desserts to bring to a Fourth of July barbecue

Our favorite desserts to bring to a Fourth of July barbecue

What’s that blast of patriotic color that’ll have everyone saying “oooh” and “ahhh” during your Fourth of July cookout? Most would say it’s the fireworks, but for us here at Mother Rucker’s Sweets, it’s all about the star-spangled desserts. An Independence Day-themed dessert spread is to a cookout what the grand finale is to a […]

8 recipes for the perfect summer cookout

8 recipes for the perfect summer cookout

The summertime heat may be a drag, but the fact that it’s cookout season makes it all worthwhile. We wait all year to enjoy burgers, barbecue and all our favorite sides,  like potato salad and corn on the cob. And there’s nothing like creating summer memories and spending quality time with friends and family over […]

5 heartwarming handmade Father’s Day gifts

5 heartwarming handmade Father’s Day gifts

Father’s Day is the perfect opportunity for your kids to tell Dad just how much they love and appreciate him, and nothing conveys that message better than a gift they make themselves. From deciding just what Dad would like, gathering all the items and putting their own personal touch on the final result, kids will […]

Keep your cool in the kitchen this summer with these 8 warm-weather tips

Keep your cool in the kitchen this summer with these 8 warm-weather tips

As bakers, we’ve never been too fond of the old adage “If you can’t take the heat, stay out of the kitchen.” We’re passionate about baking, and we’re not about to let summer heat shut us out of our happy place. That’s why, during the course of our years of experience, we’ve discovered the best […]

Shake up teatime with these tea and Cookie Brittle pairings

Shake up teatime with these tea and Cookie Brittle pairings

Move over coffee — you’re not the only hot beverage that goes well with dessert. With so many varieties, flavors and caffeine levels to choose from, tea is one of our favorite beverages, whether we’re just waking up in the morning or having a nightcap before bed. And, like coffee, tea also goes with just […]