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Whip It! Whip it Good…Blueberries with Maple Whipped Cream

When you think of summer what food comes to mind?  Watermelon? Ripe tomatoes? Sweet corn?  Mostly I think of fresh, ripe fruit and vegetables.  I also think of wandering around the Farmers’ Markets and seeing all the fresh fruit and veggies. Ah…summer…. Read More

Cherry Clafouti…Gesundheit

Clafoutis definition:  Baked French dessert of fruit, traditionally black cherries, arranged in a buttered dish, and covered with a thick flan-like batter. The Clafoutis is dusted with powdered sugar, served warm and sometimes served with cream. Gesundheit: used to wish good health,… Read More

Peachy Keen! It’s a Peach and Thyme Tart with Great Gatsby on the side.

I mentioned last post that a friend of my youngest son had brought us about 12 luscious peaches.  We quickly put them to good use.  The first meal was a peach salad with thyme and blue cheese and steak and pecans.  It… Read More

Strawberries, Basil, Ice Cream with a Roasted Cracker Crumble?

Berries are a good way to celebrate summer.  Ice Cream always says summer.  Add summertime Basil and you can make yourself a yummy summertime dessert that encompasses all three flavors plus a surprise crumble on top.   I mean, seriously, how can you… Read More

Ice Cream Sandwiches where Homemade Ice Cream meets Brownie meets Roasted Soda Crackers meets Angora Ridge

Last year when I was in the throes of looking for perfect homemade ice cream recipes, I found a couple of recipes for Ice Cream Sandwiches that I thought would be fun to make.  Well, time moves along, and next thing I… Read More