Homemade Ricotta

You may never buy ricotta again after you make this recipe. This was so easy, I don’t know why I’ve waited so long to make fresh ricotta at home. Of course I looked at several recipes and knew there was a basic formula. I went with my go to favorite Ina Garten and Presto! The…

Mint Infused Berries

Give your Valentines a heart healthy antioxidant bomb of a dessert this year! I’ve been making this easy and healthy dessert for big celebrations and small gatherings. Inevitably, I receive many compliments and yummy noises. Eating fresh berries in February is a treat in itself, but add an infused simple syrup with bright mint flavors…

Labor Day Menu

I feel like celebrating Labor Day in America is the quintessential signal to the end of Summer. The community Pool closes. If children have not returned to school they will on Tuesday.  There is a shift in the winds.  Where did those lazy days of summer evenings go with family and friends? They are not…

Blueberry Crumble

The results from our visit to Alpine Berry Farm After freezing almost 4 lbs of berries. The rest went into this healthy summer treat.  Blueberry Crumble 1 1/2 cups rolled oats 1 cup almond flour 4 Tbls unsalted butter 1/2 cup brown sugar 3 cups fresh blueberries juice from 1/2 a lemon   Method Preheat…

Grilled Peaches with Goat Cheese

I’m still working through my peach recipes. After my trip to the Peach Truck I have an  abundance of peaches. Grilled peaches with goat cheese is an easy and elegant choice. Nothing beats grilled stone fruit. This is so simple, so delicious and well received as a first course or dessert. Make this and impress…