Apricots are the golden little jewels of the summer season. A simple everyday jam is easily made from ripe apricots and the surprise ingredient, fragrant lemon verbena. Everyday Apricot-Lemon Verbena Jam, a simple little jewel for summer. Continue reading Everyday Apricot-Lemon Verbena Jam
Clafouti, the simple French custard and fruit dessert is great for the Beach House. Use whatever fresh fruit or combination of fruits. The batter goes together in a flash in the blender. Bake in a pie pan most rentals will have, and voila, dessert is served. A little whipped cream or vanilla ice cream too, it’s summer.
In complex times we crave simplicity. These days bring to mind a basic little jewel recipe–Roasted Apples with Black Walnuts & Honey, a confinement creation from the Bijouxs kitchen. Continue reading Roasted Apples with Black Walnuts & Honey
Here is my latest confinement cooking creation. A salad utlizing my rag-tag on-hand ingredients of radicchio, roasted beets, greens, blackberries and sesame croutons — On-Hand Panzanella, a little jewel of necessity.
When life you gives you lemons, like really LOTS, you make everything lemon. At home like everyone else, waiting for this storm to pass, thinking of what I have on hand in the kitchen – lots of lemons from my generous friends, so marmalade was in order, which then led to this Rustic Lemon Marmalade Tart, it’s a jewel.
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