Tag: Recipes

Baking and Sweet Endings

Blueberry Lemon Loaf

It’s well known that I adore the combination of berries with lemon! Here is a lovely quick bread that’s easy to make and darned right delish!  The lemon glaze topping is addictive! Makes 1 Loaf For the Loaf: 1 ½ cups unbleached flour 1 tsp. baking powder ¼ tsp. salt 6 Tbsp. unsalted butter, room […]

Barbequing and Grilling

Blueberry Barbecue Sauce

You tell me…who doesn’t love blueberries…who doesn’t love a barbecue? This slightly spicy, slightly sweet barbecue sauce is perfect to make when the local berries appear, it’s delicious basted on ribs, pork chops or tenderloin, burgers, and chicken while they are cooking! Might work on salmon too! Makes Approximately 2 ½ to 3 Cups 1 […]

Kitchen Sink, Winter Comforts

The “Beating” Goes On!

The tree has been taken to the chipper, most of the decorations have been taken down except for the twinkly lights on the windows simply because I can’t bear seeing them taken down, so up they will stay until…Valentine’s Day!  I hope everyone had a splendid holiday season! One would have thought that with all […]

Baking and Sweet Endings

Basic Chocolate “Roll” Cake

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. This is the cake to use when making a Swiss roll or jelly roll. For the Cake: 6 large eggs, at room temperature ¾ cup granulated sugar 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa, sifted 1 ½ tsp. vanilla extract Pinch of salt (approx. 1/16 tsp.) Icing sugar […]

Fall Mains

Sausages With Black Grapes

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. This recipe is a specialty of Umbria in Italy according to Julia della Croce and comes from her cookbook “Umbria.” This is a dish I like to make in the fall using local grapes. We had picked up some “Skoocum” grapes from Klippers Organics at […]