Lemon Pancakes with Dark Sweet Cherries

During the winter brrr, what’s better for breakfast than a little citrus flavor?

I found the original recipe in Joy of Cooking after finding some near dead and departed lemons on the cabinet last summer. This recipe was delicious and made super thick, delicious pancakes. I wanted to tweak the recipe a bit and use . . . → Read More: Lemon Pancakes with Dark Sweet Cherries

Cherry-Sriracha Cocktail

During my time at the lake this summer and my magazine reading marathon, I saw an ad for Texas Pete hot sauce and a cocktail recipe. I decided that it sounded interesting and that a cherry-sriracha cocktail might just be an interesting combo. (We love sriracha.) I saved this recipe then to use in a . . . → Read More: Cherry-Sriracha Cocktail

The Muddler

A recipe for a refreshing cherry cocktail and mocktail. . . . → Read More: The Muddler

Cinco de Mayo Margaritas

If you have been a long time reader of EE, you may remember that The Hubs and I have a freud feud around May 5 of every year. (Seriously, I was not trying to be funny. I actually typed “Freud” first. Wow. I have to pause for a minute to read a LOT into that . . . → Read More: Cinco de Mayo Margaritas

Cherry Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

Dark Sweet Cherry Cupcakes with Amaretto Buttercream . . . → Read More: Cherry Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

A Healthy Willy Wonka Treat? Here’s the latest Cook the Books post.

How would Charlie “healthify” the Chocolate Factory? Maybe with Frozen Dark Sweet Cherry Yogurt with Chocolate and Amaretto. . . . → Read More: A Healthy Willy Wonka Treat? Here’s the latest Cook the Books post.

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

Dark Sweet Cherry Muffins with Almonds

I am still finding all sorts of goodies in the bottom of the freezer and in the pantry. What did I find today? More of our giant dark sweet cherries and a bag of almonds. . . . → Read More: Dark Sweet Cherry Muffins with Almonds

Sangria Again?

After a day of remodeling and DIY projects, I threw together an improvised sangria for much needed patio time. . . . → Read More: Sangria Again?

Dark Sweet Cherry Pie

We have a friend with connections. She is always putting us on to plant sales, fitness equipment sales, and now, fabulous fruit from Bithell Farms in Oregon. We tacked along our order with hers (and others) and ordered fourteen pounds of Oregon dark sweet cherries and seven pounds of blueberries. They came in last week. . . . → Read More: Dark Sweet Cherry Pie