Monthly Archives: May 2013

Tiramisu…A Special Occasion Dessert

Tiramisu…A Special Occasion Dessert. Tiramisu translates to pick me up, pull me up, or make me happy and that it does. Italy’s best known dessert seems to make everyone happy. This delectable creamy and indulgent dessert with a slight taste … Continue reading

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Candied Flowers…Perfect For A Special Occasion

Hundreds of tiny inconspicuous wild strawberries and violets can be found at the edge of our apple orchard next to the surrounding woodlands. Their tiny blossoms are edible and make wonderful decorative Candied Flowers…Perfect For A Special Occasion. While not as … Continue reading

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Stir-Fried Beef With Broccoli, Peppers And Onions

Asian inspired food, especially Chinese, is one of the most popular cuisines found around the world. Whether it is eaten in a restaurant or ordered for takeout to have at home, we all seem to enjoy it. Stir-Fried Beef With … Continue reading

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Apple Blossom Time In New England

Apple blossom time in New England is beautiful. I love looking out the windows at the  orchard that surrounds our home. Once outside, it is such a pleasure to view the apple and pear trees in all their glory. Walking under … Continue reading

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Harira, A Moroccan Chickpea And Lentil Soup

If you are like me and have ever dreamed about traveling to Morocco, your first thoughts might be of intriguing alleyways leading to exotic markets filled with conical mounds of saffron, cumin, turmeric and paprika. Wandering a little further on … Continue reading

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