Apr 20, 2017
What’s better than dessert? How about a dessert that doubles as a serving of fruit! Like a Cherry Ice Cream Soda.
Cherry Ice Cream Soda
Now I’ve always figured if you’re going to eat dessert, you might as well see if you can have some fruit while you’re at it. And there is no shortage of delicious fruity desserts in this world. French Apple Pie, Strawberry Lemonade Popsicles , Blueberry Cheesecake, to name a few. Continue Reading →
Apr 13, 2017
It’s been another fun month in the Food in Jars preserving challenge. This month’s goal was Quick Pickles–and I had to ask what is a quick pickle? The answer is something (almost anything!) that you pickle with the intent of storing/marinating it in the refrigerator and finishing quickly (versus canning and storing in your cupboard for months). I decided to try Pickled Eggs.
Three colors of pickled eggs!
With Easter coming, I thought it would be fun to try multicolor pickled eggs–in pink, purple and yellow. Since two of my kids were unable to get home from college, we could call these grown-up Easter Eggs and skip the egg hunt! Continue Reading →
Apr 9, 2017
Life, lately, has been intense. I find myself saying things like two steps forward, one step back… almost every day! Thank goodness for recipes like Chili Lime Roasted Cauliflower that are super easy. And of course, tasty and nutritious!
Chili Lime Roasted Cauliflower
In the past week, my husband has driven my car out of state (so our college daughter has reliable transportation to interviews), returning on the overnight Greyhound back. We’ve gotten a flat tire, then discovered an inoperable spare (different trip). And the kitchen has flooded (still not sure why the dishwasher turned on us). Continue Reading →
Apr 6, 2017
Recently I got a request—could I create a drink for a Breast Cancer fundraiser? Um, yes! How about a Blood Orange Vodka Spritzer? Rosy and sweet, it seemed perfect for a cause associated with pink!
Blood Orange Vodka Spritzer
Now my Blood Orange Vodka Spritzer isn’t technically brand new, but I was holding it in reserve for a special occasion. My daughter and I created it during our Christmas season “Martini Lab” (that resulted in a White Peppermint Bark Martini) Continue Reading →