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Entries Tagged as 'summer desserts'

Freezer releases a taste of summer

February 2nd, 2009 · 4 Comments · local food, recipes

The other evening, I decided it was time to remind myself of summer. I pulled out of the freezer a bag of frozen local raspberries that I bought late last summer. I opened my new cookbook, How to Cook Everything, and set out to make a raspberry tart. I can’t say everything went entirely as […]

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Christmas in August brings taco salad, heavenly sugar-mint fruit

August 19th, 2008 · 6 Comments · Food preparation, local food, recipes

My niece at last appeared on my doorstep ready to claim her Christmas present, a cooking session with Aunt Janet. First, we got set up with ingredients and tools and clean hands, of course. Then we went to work. Kierstin, unlike her brother (although maybe it’s an age thing), is very focused on her cooking […]

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Lime granita is perfect end to summer meal

July 23rd, 2008 · 2 Comments · recipes

Yes, the spaghetti and meatballs were fine, but the lime granita for dessert was what got my guests’ attention the other night. (Well, that and the marvelous Ultrafast Avocado Soup that Angela brought as an appetizer. An amazing recipe and dish.) I don’t own an ice cream freezer and have had mixed results in the […]

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