Category Archives: Desserts

Sugar and spice; sweet and nice.

Garden Grazing ‘12: Winter Edition: Meyer Lemon… a lone survivor

Some years ago, I read an article on a famed British gardener, whose name I have long forgotten, and he said that growing vegetables and herbs were rather easy; growing fruit, however, was a slow burn. So… this is how … Continue reading

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Having a summer fling….

My new love summer fling happened quite by accident… or maybe out of urgent necessity. My catering company – A TASTE Experience http://www.atasteexperience.com – was hosting a private dinner and one course included fresh white nectarines. I love nectarines. Summer, … Continue reading

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Nothing says loving like…non-dairy

This Valentine’s Day, we decided to prepare a romantic dinner at home – together – instead of going to a restaurant. For dessert, we settled on a Baked Alaska – a very old school dessert that I remember reading about … Continue reading

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Pecans. Cinnamon. Orange. Pastry. Confession.

I have to admit that some of my best recipes at home come from the necessity to use what I have in the house. This is never more true than when the urge to have something sweet hits and there … Continue reading

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Fresh, tender, sweet, and delicate…

Fresh, tender asparagus wants to meet sweet, delicate blue crab to create the perfect light salad to share with my favorite Girl. Must use a light dress so that the flavors of both are not buried or masked; fresh snipped … Continue reading

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Garden Grazing ’10: Spring Edition – Pt I: Florida Strawberries

The official fruit ambassador of Spring has arrived – sound the trumpet – Strawberries!!!! The first sign of Spring in South Florida is the juicy, red, ripe strawberries in the market and in home gardens. This season is particularly welcome … Continue reading

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Fear of Shopping is the necessity of Holiday Dessert Invention

Happy New Year!!!! Yes… I know that this is almost two full months after the fact… but, this is the first blog that I have been able to write this year due to a multitude of reasons. This is also … Continue reading

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