Category Archives: Dessert

Cherry Filled Crepes

This is another simple fruit filling that can be used for many different desserts. Or stuffed into crepes. For another fruit option and the basic crepes recipe go here. The sauce can be spooned over the crepes before baking, or … Continue reading

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Grilled Peaches with Bourbon

These are so simple you might be tempted to dress them up with fresh mint or mascarpone or chopped pecans. You better do it fast because we’ll be eating them hot off the grill in the meantime. Grilled Peaches 3-4 … Continue reading

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Basil Blackberry Jam

Here is another blackberry jam recipe. Here is the best cocktail to use it in. As always really ripe, fresh fruit makes the best jam. Go here for how to can. This makes about 6 medium sized jars. Blackberry Jam … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: (Almost) Summertime and The Living is Easy

We love grilling year round, but in the spring and summer it helps us keep the house cooler to fire up the grill or cook on the stovetop. Here’s a meal that won’t heat up the house. Blackened Salmon with … Continue reading

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Berries with Honeyed Mascarpone

We’re trying to eat lighter these days. But at least one person in the house doesn’t have much of a taste for heavy desserts anyway. (Hint: It’s not Katherine.) This dessert hits the spot. It’s just rich enough and takes … Continue reading

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Sparkling Strawberry Punch

We once saw a show about people living like they were in the 1800s who had to make everything from scratch, hunt their own food, make their own soap and so on. The only thing that really appealed to us … Continue reading

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Strawberry Icebox Pie

Strawberry season is not fully celebrated until after you’ve made one of these. Remember to use the ripest berries and let the pie sit for 24 hours before serving. Strawberry Icebox Pie 1 pie crust 2 lbs strawberries cut into … Continue reading

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