Strawberry-Mango FroYo

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This recipe is so versatile. I can’t imagine any fruity combination that wouldn’t be delicious. . . . → Read More: Strawberry-Mango FroYo

Fresh Mint Ice Cream with Cacao Nibs

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A garden update and a cookbook review of “Sweeter Off the Vine” by Yossy Arefi. . . . → Read More: Fresh Mint Ice Cream with Cacao Nibs

Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream for November C.L.U.E.

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Welcome fall and as Thanksgiving nears, C.L.U.E. is celebrating all things PIE. Here is an unusual take on this month’s theme. . . . → Read More: Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream for November C.L.U.E.

Coffee & Cream for Dessert

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You must try this spectacular dessert: White Chocolate Panna Cotta topped with Cappuccino Gelato. This dessert was inspired by Juniper in Tulsa. . . . → Read More: Coffee & Cream for Dessert

Pomegranate-Lime Granita for C.L.U.E.

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Cook, Learn, Undertake and EAT (also known as the C.L.U.E. Society) is a similar to the board game of CLUE.   It involves secrecy, fun, challenge and cooperation with the other game playing members. But don’t be alarmed, there are no murders in our society.

Here’s how it works:

Each month our members receive the name of . . . → Read More: Pomegranate-Lime Granita for C.L.U.E.

Persian Ice Cream and Chocolate Bundt Cake

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Read on for delicious ice cream and cake recipes inspired by this month’s Cook the Books selection: Funny in Farsi by Firoozeh Dumas. . . . → Read More: Persian Ice Cream and Chocolate Bundt Cake

Avocado-Lime Popsicles

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It’s popsicle time and here is a cool, limey unexpected one. . . . → Read More: Avocado-Lime Popsicles

Double Chocolate Ice Cream with Cocoa Nib and Pistachio Praline Crumble

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Well, that is  delicious mouthful.

There is even more—the “double chocolate” requires a chocolate ganache swirled in the already chocolatey ice cream.

This is the sixth part of a series documenting our Chocolate Cooking Class with Chef Sarah Leavell of The Canebrake.

Double Chocolate Ice Cream with Cocoa Nib and Pistachio Praline Crumble was the . . . → Read More: Double Chocolate Ice Cream with Cocoa Nib and Pistachio Praline Crumble

Watermelon-Mint Granita for August SRC

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Check out SRC reveals today. I used some of our garden produce for a Minted-Watermelon Granita from “A Spoonful of Thyme.” . . . → Read More: Watermelon-Mint Granita for August SRC

Tea and Jam: Celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee for Holiday Recipe Club

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I tried to keep my cheeky Yank humor to a minimum because I truly adore the British monarchy. Here is my recipe in honor of the Queen: Lady Grey Gelato with Strawberry Jam. . . . → Read More: Tea and Jam: Celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee for Holiday Recipe Club

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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