Busy Day Cobbler

Here is an easy and adaptable cobbler to accompany a cookbook review of Victuals by Ronni Lundy. . . . → Read More: Busy Day Cobbler

Blackberry Thyme

It is blackberry season here and I wanted to share a few of our favorite recipes today. Notice my clever title? At least a few of these recipes also utilize some fresh herbs. AND HERE’S A GREAT MARGARITA RECIPE! . . . → Read More: Blackberry Thyme

The Final Course: Blueberry-Lavender Cobbler with Ginger Struesel

This dessert from our Farmers Market Meals Cooking Class was well worth the wait.    This is a feature dessert at Tavern on Brady and I am so glad that Chef Grant shared it with the class.

First of all, you must start with fresh blueberries.

Beautiful fresh blueberries from the farmers market.

This was . . . → Read More: The Final Course: Blueberry-Lavender Cobbler with Ginger Struesel

Valentine’s Day Cherry-Raspberry Crisp

At least our V-Day dessert won’t have to suffer during our pantry and freezer Clean Out. We have enough frozen cherries and raspberries to make a romantic dessert. . . . → Read More: Valentine’s Day Cherry-Raspberry Crisp

Operation Blackberry: Day one and two

Keep reading for numerous recipes as we begin our assault: cobbler, Thyme-Blackberry Jam, and Blackberry Syrup . . . → Read More: Operation Blackberry: Day one and two

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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