Category Archives: Fruit

Fruit Salad With Cucumber

??? Yep, you read that headline correctly; I was looking at a surfeit of fruit and cucumbers that I was wonder what, exactly, to do with. But then, I was meeting friends for lunch and conversation and mebbe some wine. … Continue reading

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Macerated Peaches

Yesterday, I posted a really nice (and gluten free!) recipe for a baked cheese blintz casserole. Today, we’re gonna prep some fruit to scatter over the top of your blintz slices. How about peaches? The market had some nice white … Continue reading

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Fruit Salad With Lemon Curd Yogurt Sauce

SO, yes, I’ve done versions of this macerated fruit salad before, with Limoncello, and another version with Cointreau in place of the Limoncello. And all with that tasty lemon curd yogurt and honey sauce. This time, I was going to … Continue reading

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Broiled Caprese

Who doesn’t like a Caprese salad? Sliced tomatoes layered with basil and Mozzarella, then drizzled with olive oil, salt, pepper, and mebbe a splash of good balsamic. Kinda like summer on a plate. Yum. Of course, where I live, it … Continue reading

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Parfait! Clementine Marmalade

A short-ish season to enjoy the real deal Clementines doesn’t mean you have to do without… as long as you plan ahead and make this very nice marmalade while the tasty little buggers are available in the market. This recipe, … Continue reading

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Creamy Grape Salad

We were down at my mom-in-law’s for the holidays, and she was sharing some recipes she had come across while sorting stuff. Note: for more of mom’s recipes, see The Doris Project on this here web thing-y. Anywho, mom was … Continue reading

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Small Batch Cranberry Relish

I have been making this Julia Child recipe for 30 years, but never thought to scale it back from Ms. Child’s somewhat, ermmm, huge proportions. Starting with three pounds of cranberries gives one rather a lot of cranberry relish, and, … Continue reading

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Parfait! Lemon Curd Yogurt Sauce for Fruit

I know it hasn’t been that long since I shared my sister’s limoncello macerated fruit salad with a lemon curd and yogurt sauce, but, thinking on it, I really do think the sauce deserves a post all on its own. … Continue reading

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Limoncello Fruit Salad

Brighten up your morning with a nice bowl of fruit – strawberries and blueberries in this case – tossed with a bit of limoncello* and sugar, then topped with a tasty lemon curd and Greek yogurt cream. Yum. My sister … Continue reading

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Parfait! Plum Sauce (and Jam)

The box was just sitting there at Costco, taunting me… “Italian Prune Plums” it said. “What could it hurt?” I thought. And so, I brought home a really big, very tasty box of tiny plums, and got to thinking about … Continue reading

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