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 and . . . → 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 this, . . . → 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

Chocolate Almond Cups and Marble Dipped Strawberries.

This is the third post in a series of many to document our supremely chocolatey cooking class with Chef Sarah Leavell of The Canebrake.

The chocolate almond cups were the second treat we tasted from Chef Sarah’s kitchen. I really enjoyed these tiny bites more than the truffle (which I didn’t think was possible).

Chef . . . → Read More: Chocolate Almond Cups and Marble Dipped Strawberries.

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

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