Monthly Archives: May 2018

Strawberry Banana Vanilla Smoothie Bowl

When I first brought ten pounds of strawberries home on Saturday, I put them all on my counter and stared at them. I was overwhelmed. I knew I wanted to make jam and shortcakes, but I was also hungry. The … Continue reading

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Strawberry Ice Cream

For those of you who are late to this story, I picked ten pounds of strawberries over the weekend and I’ve been trying to think of ways to use them up. Cue: This strawberry ice cream. I made jam and … Continue reading

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Strawberry Shortcake with Orange Blossom Whipped Cream

This is the first in a series of posts about everything I did with strawberries that I picked over the weekend. Somewhat incredibly, they’re almost all gone. Before I went out to Eckert’s on Saturday, I knew I wanted to … Continue reading

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Dimanche (That Means Sunday)

Welcome to this edition of Dimanche (That Means Sunday), a roundup of things that caught my eye this past week. This is a slightly delayed Dimanche post because I’ve been running around picking strawberries all weekend and making a billion … Continue reading

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Good Fortune

I’ve never been a fan of Chinese food. When I was younger, my family would order carry out from a local restaurant at least once a week and I’d dread it. I didn’t like the salt-laden sauces with sour flavors … Continue reading

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Spring Pea Ricotta Tart

In this chapter of, “Puff Pastry Makes Everything Better,” I bring you this spring pea ricotta tart. I love puff pastry. I forget how much I love it until I use it again. It’s a little pricey but it’s so … Continue reading

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Buckwheat Waffles with Blackberries

I’ve been cooking with buckwheat a lot lately, partly because I have a big bag of it that I need to use up, and partly because it’s really good. Buckwheat isn’t like traditional flour. It’s made from grain-like seeds, which … Continue reading

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