Blueberry Cornmeal Cake (for Angie’s Birthday)

This may be one of the best desserts I’ve ever tasted.  

Ricotta and Nectarine Crostini

Join me at The Novice Gardener’s 28th party for a very easy and delicious recipe for homemade ricotta served with grilled nectarine and little “toasts.”

Deep Dish Easter

As you my loyal readers know I have been on somewhat of a history kick for inane and slightly off-beat foodstuffs lately.  I’m not sure if it’s because I haven’t been able to eat any proper food (only softies) since my dental event, but I’m still on a roll.  Here is a very traditional Easter dessert recipe that I adapted slightly to utilize way…

Mulberry Pancakes Mike-style

Mike-style is kind of hard to describe with one word so I’ll give a little illustration. My chosen adjectives carry a somewhat negative connotation (heavy-handed, overdone, excessive) and I’m trying to change my perception. After all, we all have our unique style, right? Aren’t we all, after all, endowed by our Creator with certain inalienable rights including the pursuit of life, liberty and happiness??…

More Peas Please!

The flavors and smells of Spring take me back to my childhood more than any other season.  My mom pinned our bed sheets out to dry on an outdoor clothesline all year long, but in Spring everything went on the line — clothes, towels, sheets.