Monthly Archives: July 2014

Figgy Cheesy Flatbread

It’s fig season. I acutally never really get too worked up about it. I think figs are alright, but they aren’t on the top of my ‘favorites’ list and  I ‘m never anxiously waiting for them to ripen up so … Continue reading

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Cooking with Spirits: Amaretto Biscotti

It’s an adult topic. Liquor in the kitchen.  And it’s the  Recipe Redux July theme. Here is our challenge: From plain Jane vanilla extract to fancy-pants elderflower liqueur, we like to keep a little liquor in the kitchen. Show us … Continue reading

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Tastes like the Real Thing: Reduced Sugar Blueberry Sauce

During blueberry season I have to make at least one batch of  fresh blueberry sauce. I ususally follow Martha Stewart’s recipe which has only 3 ingredients! This year, I made a modification to this recipe with my go to  sugar … Continue reading

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Skinny Homemade Lemonade

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. It’s just what I did when hurricane Arthur hit the coast of North Carolina on Independence Eve. The third was a wash out, fireworks canceled. The fourth was a hot but beautiful day, … Continue reading

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