Cocoa Nib Semifreddo #frozenfridays

For the month of August, it’s been #frozenfridays here on the blog. Every Friday I’ve been posting about a frozen treat. So far, I’ve featured Thai iced tea popsicles, lime popsicles, passion fruit-pineapple popsicles, and mint chocolate sorbet. For the final Friday of August: cocoa nib semifreddo!  This cocoa nib semifreddo might be the easiest fancy dessert I’ve […]

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Mint Chocolate Sorbet #frozenfridays

For the month of August, it’s #frozenfridays here on the blog. Every Friday I’ll be posting about a frozen treat. So far, I’ve featured Thai iced tea popsicles, lime popsicles, and passion fruit-pineapple popsicles. This week: mint chocolate sorbet! I have a confession to make. I’m not really into the whole mint and chocolate combination. I’ve never […]

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Bacon Cheddar Scones

Bacon. Cheddar. Scones. Those three little words tell you all you really need to know about this savory breakfast pastry. During my many years as a vegetarian, I heard many many meat-eaters wax on about the wonders of bacon and claim that they could never endure life without it. To be honest, it was one […]

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Squash Blossom Quesadillas

When I see baskets of squash blossoms at the farmers market I am instantly entranced. They are so lovely and delicate. I want to make a bouquet of them and use it as a centerpiece for some elegant but relaxed outdoor summer dinner party. Except I’ve never actually hosted a dinner party like that. And […]

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Lime Popsicles #frozenfridays

For the month of August, it’s #frozenfridays here on the blog. Every Friday I’ll be posting about a frozen treat. Last week, I featured Thai iced tea popsicles. This week: lime popsicles. I have this theory that people tend to dress for yesterday’s weather. The day after a 90°F day, I see so many people […]

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My Go-To Peanut Sauce

I am an inveterate procrastinator. In school, I was one of the kids who stayed up into the wee hours of the night the day before the project or paper was due, frantically trying to get the thing done. From elementary school onward, it only got worse. In college, I felt pretty good if I […]

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