I only make these around Christmas, but they’re delicious any time of year. Growing up my mom made them as part of her annual cookie tray during the holidays and filled them with the homemade strawberry, peach and black raspberry jams we made that year.
The original recipe actually has you filling [...]Continue Reading →
This is not your typical no-bake cheesecake; this grown-up version has tangy goat cheese, mascarpone, cream cheese and sour cream for a more refined taste and super creamy texture.
For the crust, I did a combination of butter cookies and biscoff cookies; the biscoff cookies added a little additional depth of flavor to the vanilla [...]Continue Reading →
Earlier this season I caved and bought some grocery store strawberries, and they were horribly disappointing. No exaggeration, they tasted like nail polish remover smells. Ever since then I’ve been stalking my local strawberry patch on Facebook to see when the berries were ready, and this weekend they were! Aida and I took a [...]Continue Reading →
Where has June gone? It seems like I’ve barely blinked and it’s almost the end of the month, with the fourth of July just around the corner. Strawberries are already winding down here to almost done, and as usual, I don’t feel like I’ve gotten my fill. However, I am extremely pleased I [...]Continue Reading →
One of my all time favorite combinations is strawberries and almonds, and these do not disappoint. These muffins are delicious anytime, but would make a great addition to a Mother’s day breakfast or brunch.
I think a lot of strawberry bread and muffin [...]Continue Reading →
To say that I love ice cream would be an understatement; if I could eat ice cream every night, without the calorie consequences I totally would. There have been many a night when Mike has graciously ventured out to get me ice cream to cure a craving. What a guy…although, [...]Continue Reading →
I can’t believe strawberries have been ready around here for two to three weeks now; just crazy! And as usual, we can’t get our fill; I’m most certainly going out this weekend and picking more. Strawberry shortcake is one of our favorite ways to enjoy them too. Simple, homey, with lightly sweetened fresh berries [...]Continue Reading →
Sweet fancy Moses, I feel like it has been way too long since I’ve posted! It seems like we’ve been constantly on the go the past few weeks, so I am thrilled to be home and having a relaxing, lounge around weekend; I’m also stoked for the two-hour season premiere of Mad Men tonight, [...]Continue Reading →
I can’t think of any better way to start the summer than with fresh picked strawberries. They are perfect as is, but baked into this cake, they turn into jammy deliciousness.
You could definitely say I am a little strawberry crazy when they are in season. I tend to [...]Continue Reading →