Strawberry-Mango FroYo

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

Spinach Salad with Sweet Peas, Strawberries, and Maple-Balsamic Vinaigrette

The Food ‘n Flix feature film for July was Popeye (hosted by The Lawyer Cookbook). Here’s an homage in salad form to Popeye, his child and his love interest. . . . → Read More: Spinach Salad with Sweet Peas, Strawberries, and Maple-Balsamic Vinaigrette

Balsamic-Basil Strawberry Jam for #HotSummerEats

You’re getting a “two-fer” today for #HotSummerEats….a extraordinary jam recipe and a extreme hot dog creation. Intrigued? . . . → Read More: Balsamic-Basil Strawberry Jam for #HotSummerEats

Strawberry-Lemon Marmalade for May C.L.U.E.

Today I highlight a favorite blogger’s terrific jam recipe. . . . → Read More: Strawberry-Lemon Marmalade for May C.L.U.E.

Smoked Turkey Salad with Raspberries (or Strawberry-Spinach Salad with Hot Pepper Dressing)

You be the judge. Compare my original recipe with what was printed in Taste of Home. . . . → Read More: Smoked Turkey Salad with Raspberries (or Strawberry-Spinach Salad with Hot Pepper Dressing)

Old Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake (sort of)

A biscuit recipe, honey-balsamic strawberries, strawberries in the garden and a new foodie read…….. . . . → Read More: Old Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake (sort of)

“Ready for Spring” Strawberry Muffins #TwelveLoaves

Yep, I am ready.

The time has changed and we have all sprung back.

The snow, ice and polar vortexes are gone.

I have seen a robin.

It is time for spring.

Welcome sunshine.

To celebrate (and to participate in #TwelveLoaves) I decided to use some fresh strawberries.    It won’t be long . . . → Read More: “Ready for Spring” Strawberry Muffins #TwelveLoaves

Creamsicle Strawberry Pops

First of all, I hope that everyone had a joyous holiday and everyone still has all their fingers and toes.    In other words, I hope your holiday was safe and without any fire work mishaps.  🙂

 

I missed strawberry season this year.

It came and went.

I know there is nothing local about . . . → Read More: Creamsicle Strawberry Pops

Yogurt-Brown Sugar Panna Cotta with Balsamic Fruit

A review of a truly “local” restaurant and a dish inspired by that meal. Keep reading for two (almost three) recipes: yogurt-brown sugar panna cotta, “100-year-old” Balsamic, and putting it all together. . . . → Read More: Yogurt-Brown Sugar Panna Cotta with Balsamic Fruit

Baking with Jam Round Up

It’s time to clean out the preserve pantry before I start stocking it up again. Here are some super simple recipes for jam cakes, jam bars, jam cookies, jam muffins, and a jam ice cream. (And for an added bonus: preserve recipes for the upcoming season! . . . → Read More: Baking with Jam Round Up

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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