Tag Archives: desserts

Sunday Suppers: So Long Summer

Labor Day weekend might be the symbolic end of summer, but we expect to be sweating for the next few weeks. Still we can pretend that the pool and grill will soon be covered, that leaves are ready to fall … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Dessert, Dinner, Food, Sides | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Roasted Grapes with Figs and Pecans

These are insanely delicious. Remember to buy seedless grapes or they will be decidedly less delicious. Roasted Grapes with Figs and Pecans 3 cups seedless red grapes 1 pint fresh figs scant third cup honey 1/2 cup pecan halves 1 … Continue reading

Posted in Dessert, Food, Recipes, Sides | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Peach Shortcakes

This right here is why we don’t often have dessert in our household. It tastes too good, goes too fast and leaves us in a sugar stupor. But summer is long and peach season is all too short… Peach Shortcakes … Continue reading

Posted in Dessert, Food, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , | 14 Comments

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

Posted in Dessert, Food, Grilling/Smoking, Recipes, Spirits | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments

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

Posted in Dessert, Food, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

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

Posted in Dessert, Food, Recipes, vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Mint Granita

Our mint plant is already on a roll and we love coming up with ways to use the leaves. The stems and leaves can be used in this simple recipe. The recipe below is for a small batch, but can … Continue reading

Posted in Dessert, Food, Recipes, Spirits | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments