Category Archives: dessert

Pumpkin Hazelnut Biscotti

Fall recipes and comfort food are my obsession lately, especially pumpkin.   I live in a neighborhood with lots of children.  Halloween decorations are everywhere with jack-o-lanterns in all the windows,  orange lights in the trees and pumpkins on everyone’s … Continue reading

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More Eat Pink: Strawberry Basil Frozen Yogurt

Between the garden & my CSA share, I am really eating some great food.   And, I’ve been biking 20 miles every other day, so I definitely needed a reward.   I had some strawberries left from last week’s Farmer’s … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning: Strawberry Hand Pies

A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety……Aesop There is something special about a leisurely Sunday morning with the newspaper and good food, sitting on the deck enjoying the beauty & peace of nature.   … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Drop Scones

Sometimes I cook because I want to try a recipe I have seen or some ingredient I want to use.   Most often I am craving a particular thing.  This time it was the can of leftover pumpkin from making … Continue reading

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Never Met A Chocolate I Didn’t Like: Chocolate Goat Cheese Truffles

  I’ve heard it said that 9 out of 10 people love chocolate & the 10th person is lying.  Have you ever met someone who doesn’t like chocolate ?? I made homemade goat cheese a few days ago….totally inspiring experience. … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Market: Purple Basil & Blackberry Ice Cream

The belly rules the mind.  ~Spanish Proverb Oh my, but I just love summer !!  It is so hot I just had to make ice cream (again !! ),  which I have to admit is my favorite ‘food’.   If given … Continue reading

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Chocoholic’s Delight Tart

There’s nothing better than a good friend, except a good friend with chocolate. One of my best girlfriends, who is definitely a chocolate addict,  gave me a small serving plate with that phrase on it.   It is perfect for … Continue reading

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We All Scream for Ice Cream – 4th of July Picnic

On 4th of July, it is tradition to grill and picnic with family, or in my case, extended family & friends. People had on flag shirts or just about anything red, white & blue…..or at least cool, considering it was … Continue reading

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