I think love and strawberries go together. After all, you can dip strawberries in chocolate, or drop them into champagne, or slice them up and serve with ice cream drizzled with chocolate. All of these are romantic and put you in the mind for love. And between Yes!Chef! and myself, we have been making quite […]Read More With Much Love and Strawberries
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?Read 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.
Sunday I had a fun photo shoot in the little town of Galt, CA, in a great bar called Brewsters Bar and Grill. I took my youngest son with me because he has a little interest in modeling and a great interest in hanging around pretty girls. So, we got up early and drove down […]Read More Strawberry Margaritas, grilled burgers and baked, stuffed potatoes or Thanks, Honey, I needed that.