One of the key elements of creating a story is setting the scene in the readers mind. A sense of place is vital, whether it’s a room, a home, a neighborhood…
Celebrate your garden’s winter squash bounty by whipping up a loaf of this Winter Squash Quick Bread. Harvested in the fall, winter squashes can keep in a dark, cool place for months. This recipe uses Butternut squash puree, but you can easily substitute Sugar Pumpkin, Acorn, or Carnival squash purees for a delicious bread.
A bite sized dessert pretty enough for any special occasion. Celebrate the delicious flavors of summertime with these lemon flower tartlets. A wonderful treat for Easter brunch or Mother's Day. Top your tartlets with whipped cream and fresh blueberries for an added splash of color and flavor. #mothersdayrecipe #mothersday #easter #easterbrunch #recipes
Inspired by my Christmas book, Dear Santa, this crunchy, buttery Peanut Brittle is a much-anticipated Christmas treat around here. It’s airy, crispy texture, combined with sweet and salty flavors isn’t hard to achieve with some stirring and patience. Soon you’ll have a delicious treat to share for the holidays.
Bursting with grilled summer veggies, this refreshing salad is the perfect accompaniment to any summer meal. It is delicious on its own as a side, or you can add grilled chicken or black beans to make this a main dish. To make it go even further, toss with chopped romaine and other fresh veggies you have on hand. #grilling #summer
Sweet strawberries and fresh herbs tossed in tangy balsamic vinegar create a delicious salsa with endless uses. Scoop it up with pita chips, toss it with spinach leaves for an easy salad, or use it to jazz up strawberry shortcakes! We also think it’s delectable on a goat cheese-topped crostini. #summerrecipes #recipes
Treat yourself with these delicious Strawberries and Cream Scones. They are tender and buttery, with a bright pop of strawberry in every bite. The icing complements the scones with the perfect amount of sweetness. These would make a great addition to any brunch, or are perfect with a cup of tea. #strawberry #scones
Creamy coconut milk makes an excellent base for these refreshing berry popsicles. Simply open a can of coconut milk, add sugar and lime juice, and pack with your favorite fresh berries. These popsicles are so quick and easy, they will be cooling you off from a warm summer’s day in no time! #summer #popsicle #strawberry