Tag: Sugar

WALKING ON SUNSHINE & MEYER LEMON CURD

Musical pairing – Walking on Sunshine by Katrina & The Waves If you saw this post then you’ll know how fortunate I am to have great blogging friends – especially blogging friends who live on the west coast in Southern California and who have Meyer lemon trees growing in their […]

MOM’S VANILLA FUDGE WITH WALNUTS

I’m not really sure where my mom got this recipe but I remember her making it every Christmas we lived in Walla Walla in the little house on Ankeny Street. I remember the tiny galley kitchen with the light blue painted cabinets, white electric stove and the shiny Waring dutch […]

RED APPLES, GREEN PEARS & PEAR JAM WITH VANILLA BEAN

Musical pairing – Winter Song by Sara Bareilles (with Ingrid Michaelson) As a child, I remember my mother canning tomatoes, making grape juice in jars, putting up pickles, freezing green beans and corn and making jams; in fact most families did because we lived in a rural town surrounded by […]

CRANBERRY ORANGE RELISH-SALAD

Musical pairing – Linger by The Cranberries I don’t know about you but I’ve never been a fan of cranberry sauce from a can.  Ever. Every single Thanksgiving holiday you could find some sort of small serving dish with a blob of jiggly, jello-like substance with the texture of sandpaper, […]

NO-KNEAD BASIC PIZZA DOUGH

Listen up people – making this pizza dough is ridiculously easy and much cheaper than ordering out!  It really is ‘no-knead’ so you don’t have to own a stand mixer or spend half an hour doing upper arm exercises; all that to say, swimsuit season is just around the corner, […]