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 resist this? AdvertisementsRead More Strawberries, Basil, Ice Cream with a Roasted Cracker Crumble?
What is Valentine’s Day without Chocolate? It’s an incomplete Valentine; that’s what I say. Add strawberries and cheesecake and do you know what you have? Guilt!Read More Say “Cheese” or maybe “Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries with Chocolate Ganache”, please.
First, a little boasting. We were notified on Friday that our blog was the July winner of “Food Stories Award for Excellence in Story Telling“. Back in May, 2012, I wrote a blog post that we had been nominated by Pop the Bubbly for the Illuminating Blogger Award. I was quite excited (so was Yes!Chef!) […]Read More A lot of roasting and a little boasting
Well, it continues to be hot here in the mid-Sierras. Yesterday it was 100 degrees outside at the 3200 foot elevation mark (where we live). That doesn’t happen very often and because of that, we don’t have air-conditioning in the Schmautzhaus. We have a whole house fan that cools things down at night and we […]Read More No cook. No machine. No Scream. Strawberry Ice Cream.
Last Saturday I stopped by the Placerville Farmers Market for the first time this year. I was amazed at all the fresh fruits and veggies that were available this early in the season. I was also surprised about the amount of people that were there until I remembered that the Wagon Train was in town […]Read More You can’t “beet” the Farmers Market