Kale Pesto

Kale Pesto

By this point last summer I was overrun with zucchini and eggplant and practically running out of creative ideas of how to cook them. Never wanting to repeat the same dish each week, it was a fun challenge all summer long to come up with something new. This year it...
Mixed Berry Hand Pies

Mixed Berry Hand Pies

I learned something very important during my first attempt at making these hand pies. Pie dough and I don’t get along. Even Cook’s Illustrated fool proof pie crust fooled this {hand} pie making fool. Have you noticed the lack of pie recipes on here? There...
Ice Cream Recipe Round-up

Ice Cream Recipe Round-up

Did you know that July is national ice cream month? In my personal opinion, the entire summer should be designated to the holiday – especially this one with steamy temperatures all over the US. Alas, we are stuck “officially” celebrating for 31 days...
Cherry Lime Rickey Sorbet

Cherry Lime Rickey Sorbet

Do you ever get an idea in your mind for a recipe and think this is genius?!  “It is going to work so well, I can’t wait to try it out!“ Then you do. . . and it fails completely. This totally happened to me this weekend, and I was so upset about it,...
Pimento Cheese Spread

Pimento Cheese Spread

Growing up we ate almost every dinner outside on our front or back patio. We didn’t have central air, so eating outside was our only escape from the heat of the house. Mom also loved to pack up and go on a picnic. I remember having picnics anywhere from our...