2 results for tag: raspberries


Tuesday Night Supper

What should I cook for supper? Believe it or not, that's an almost daily question at our house. When it's just Vince and me at the dinner table, I'm inclined to try some new ideas. That's what I did on Tuesday. My broccoli salad recipe had originally consisted of broccoli, strawberries, salted cashews and toasted coconut, but when I couldn't find any pretty fresh strawberries, I had to resort to Plan B. Necessity is the mother of invention. It was also a serendipity. The combination of the flavors of the raspberries, pistachios and toasted coconut is fabulous! The dressing is slightly sweet and tangy. I still plan to test the recipe with strawberries ...

“They Say It’s Your Birthday” ♪♫•*¨*•♪♫

One of the advantages of having a lot of friends, is celebrating a lot of birthdays! The past couple of months have been a whirlwind of birthday soirees. As is custom with the best of friendships, someone unfailingly volunteers to bring a home-baked birthday cake. The sweet confections are not always beautiful, but they're always delicious. That's one of the serendipities of desserts baked with love. So far this season, we've been fortunate to sample assorted chocolate cakes and several strawberry cakes made with fresh berries from Dempsey's Farm. I've even baked a couple of cakes for the festivities. This week's recipes are some of my offerings. I'm ...