Strawberry season for the most part is over but I couldn’t let the summer go by without sharing one of my favorite ice cream flavors. Cheesecake in ice cream form! The stuff summer dreams are made of.
Fresh strawberry jam bursting with bright flavor is right at your fingertips with this small batch recipe that is as easy as cooking strawberries, lemon and sugar together in a saucepan. It takes under an hour to make from start to finish and doesn’t need a lot of babysitting, special equipment or require pectin!
It wouldn’t be Mardi Gras without a King Cake or two ten! King cakes commemorate the Epiphany, a celebration of the Wise Men’s discovery of baby Jesus. A small plastic baby is tucked inside the cake, bringing the finder good luck and the task of supplying the next cake. Believe me when I say there will be a next cake, since they are eaten everyday… [Read more]
Popovers are tender, eggy, airy and slightly hollow on the inside with a crusty outside. In Britain they are known as Yorkshire Puddings and are typically made with beef fat and served with roasts. The batter is thin and simple, made of flour, eggs and milk. Because steam causes them to rise it is important not to open the oven while they’re baking.They sometimes deflate… [Read more]
In honor of Spring I’m offering you a darling Strawberry Poppy Seed Muffin recipe. When I think of Spring strawberries aren’t far behind. The first jewels of the season always seem to be the best: super sweet and juicy, with the deepest shades of red and minus imperfections. Maybe it’s the anticipation…but for whatever reason by time June rolls around they don’t taste or look… [Read more]
I’m bringing you a classic recipe today for scones with Devonshire Cream and fresh strawberries. Yes. I said Devonshire Cream. The world-renowned cream that I covet from England. Little did I know that it comes in a jar. I have some. Here. In my fridge. In NY. Happy dance. I made this miraculous discovery of cream in a jar when Rebecca of Chow and Chatter… [Read more]
The strawberries in the market were quite simply the most flawless, exquisite strawberries that I’ve ever seen in my life. Every single one was the deepest shade of juicy red, perfectly ripe without a bruise in sight and most were as big as the palm of my hand. Everyone was exclaiming over them. I knew I had to use them for something supremely divine. I… [Read more]