Posts Tagged ‘ice cream’

I Scream!

I Scream!

Well, the hills of Los Angeles are burning.  Terribly.  We are in our 8th or 9th day of record heat with fires burning all over the county.  In my efforts to ignore the heat and the ash trickling down from the sky, let’s talk about making ice cream treats–something that would certainly cool off the […]

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Lemon Glace

Lemon Glace

There are days when I could eat an Otter Pop for every meal. It’s refreshing, sweet, and easy to prepare. This isn’t nearly as simple to prepare but it is refreshing and sweet on those hot evenings on the deck. I love lemon so I make this with lemon juice and zest. If you prefer, […]

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Cream Fruit Rings

Cream Fruit Rings

This is a simple recipe that will delight your guests and family without much effort.  It’s a perfect treat for a hot summer night which better be right around the corner! Ingredients: 1 ripe cantaloupe or honeydew vanilla ice cream fresh berries (your choice!) Cut cantaloupe in half lengthwise and dig out the seeds and […]

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Peaches, Sweet Heavenly Peaches

Peaches, Sweet Heavenly Peaches

I could smell them before I saw them.  I knew they were coming but I had lost track of time in my food world for a minute and those things crept up on me.  Peaches.  There they were in the Farmer’s Market, beckoning me.  Yellow, white, donut.  Delicious sweet peaches.  Growing up my great uncle […]

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Pineapple with a Punch

Pineapple with a Punch

I have a punch bowl and use it every chance I get. Many of my girlfriends ‘ooo’ and ‘ahhhh’ when they see it out, as if it received a special invitation to leave the cabinet and make an appearance. It’s a beautiful piece of glass that should be showcased every chance it gets. I try […]

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Berry Whip It!

Berry Whip It!

I am starting to see berries in the market (locally grown berries) and also at the local roadside fruit stands.  I love the foods of the spring and summer so these sightings thrill me.  I try to find new ways to eat berries although I recognize naked in a bowl is best (the berries you […]

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Family Recipes

Family Recipes

The ladies of my family all have skills in the kitchen.  From my 85 year old Nany to my mother to my sister-in-law, we can cook up a storm.  I hope to share their many recipes with you here.  Some are new discoveries, others are decades old.  As to the origin of the recipe, I […]

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