Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

In case you are in the mood for chocolate chip cookies……And you don't have a personal recipe to call your own.Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip CookiesMakes about 18 cookiesRecipe from All RecipesIngredients2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon salt3/4 cup insalted butter, melted1 cup packed brown sugar1/2 cup white sugar1 tablespoon vanilla extract1 egg1 … Continue reading Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Savoring the Season: Summer Berry Bread Puddings

This is a summer bread pudding that is dressed to impress.  There is nothing complicated here.  The season's berries are peaking and they steal the show here in this easy to prepare bread pudding.You may want to skip the main entree and go right to dessertBerry Bread PuddingsServes 8Recipe from EpicuriousIngredients:8 cups of bread, cubed … Continue reading Savoring the Season: Summer Berry Bread Puddings

Blueberry Cobbler with Brown Sugar-Whipped Cream

 One of my very favorite things in the world to eat is fruit cobblers.Did you know that cobblers are a distinctly American deep-dish dessert ?  Early American settlers did not consider fruit cobblers dessert? Cobblers were often served for breakfast, and it was not uncommon to serve them as a main course.  It was not … Continue reading Blueberry Cobbler with Brown Sugar-Whipped Cream

Savoring the Seasons: Ribbon Summer Salad

This month's Clean Eating magazine had a section for summer side dishes with only three main ingredients, and a few pantry staples. The simplicity caught my attention.The sweet melon, savory zucchini, thin sliced ham blended with a light viniagrette really make this salad come together in a special way.  It is a unique, easy to … Continue reading Savoring the Seasons: Ribbon Summer Salad

Lemony Frozen-Yogurt Terrine with Blueberries and Mango

This is a genius idea...Why not take homemade frozen yogurt with fresh lemon juice, and layer it in a loaf pan with summer fruits like mangoes and blueberries....then take it to another level and add a handful of pistachios.What you have is a creative and beautifully presented dessert that is light, healthy and fabulous.Lemony Frozen-Yogurt … Continue reading Lemony Frozen-Yogurt Terrine with Blueberries and Mango

Tallahassee Wine Club: Chocolate Cabernet Crunch Ice Cream

The Tallahassee Wine Club gathers to discover and enjoy wine.  My husband and I admit to being the novices and we learn a lot by just listening.  For us it is about enjoying wine, telling the story and having the experience.  Truth be told.... We have learned just enough to be dangerous.Our theme this month … Continue reading Tallahassee Wine Club: Chocolate Cabernet Crunch Ice Cream

Got Herbs: Polenta Pound Cake with Blueberries and Thyme

Summer for most of us is almost here.  To get in the spirit of summer  I start thinking about desserts with fruit,  meat and veggies on the grill, and summer salads loaded with tomatoes and cucumbers.I am working to get in the summer spirit.  My garden is rocking.  Fingers crossed that I can get a … Continue reading Got Herbs: Polenta Pound Cake with Blueberries and Thyme