Strawberries with Romanoff Sauce is a simple treat, but it is suitable for any occasion, simple or splendid. I thought it was something very special when I first tried it and I still do, even though I now know what a simple offering it truly is. It celebrates the bounty of spring, but with …click to continue Strawberries with Romanoff Sauce
I get a lot of pears in the mail. I think I might have mentioned that before. I don’t eat a lot of pears unless they do land on my doorstep. I’m more of an apple person, actually. But since I get them, I have to find neat things to do with them, and …click to continue Gorgonzola Stuffed Pears
Dates are the fruit of the Date Palm tree. Perhaps nothing but the fig has such a rich heritage. Dates have been eaten for the past 6000 years, at a minimum. They were originally a Middle Eastern delight but have been found to grow well in the western U.S., as well. They grow particularly …click to continue Pecan Stuffed Dates
A week ago, I opened a box of beautiful nectarines. I spent the next five days admiring them like a three dimensional still life painting. The color was stunning. The reds, the yellows. But it became apparent that time was running out. I’ve never been a fruit eater, as you are probably coming to …click to continue Grilled Nectarines…dessert doesn’t get much easier than this
Figs. May I please see a show of hands as to who, other than myself, has very little exposure to figs outside of Newtons.
Until I made this tasty little appi, I’m not at all confident that I could say that I have actually ever eaten a fig. And, that is kind of embarrassing. …click to continue Roasted Figs, Salami, and Stilton