A beautiful breakfast awaits you in the morning. This simple to prep overnight version of muesli needs but a few items tucked into a bowl the night before. You and the cereal rest to awaken to a healthy breakfast. Sharing a preview little jewel recipe featured in my “From the Garden Cookbook.”
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April 25, 2018
Taste the lush nature of summer fruit in the newest little jewel from the Bijouxs Kitchen–Fig & Plum Flaugnarde. Summer SIMPLE.
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July 1, 2017
SIMPLE. There is that word again and coupled with everyday beauty in the kitchen, another little jewel recipe to share. Marinated Cantaloupe Salad with Honey, Black Pepper & Basil.
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June 4, 2017
Summer simple. Apricot Flaugnarde, a beautiful, almost effortless dessert or snack – ready to make use of summer’s fruit bounty.
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July 10, 2016
Mid-July – the quintessential Dog Days of Summer. Time to simply savor the little jewels of summer with Blackberries in Liqueur.
Summer in the desert Southwest – here, summer is my new winter. Hunkering down inside whenever possible. Waiting out fast moving summer storms of pouring rain with the most spectacular lighting I have ever seen. Overall, a time spent inward.
I have long referred to this hot period of summer, where ever I resided, as the Dog Days of Summer. However, I did not know the Dog Days range from about July 3 to August 11 and were named in early times by observers in countries bordering the Mediterranean, the period was extended from 20 days before to 20 days after the conjunction of Sirius (the dog star) and the sun. Brilliant.
So perfectly beautiful are the berries of summer. This recipe is as easy as it gets for a grown-up treat. Marinating ripe summer fruits in liqueurs is a classic method (think peaches or cherries in brandy) and this recipe yields both a dessert or an apéritif, or both.
These blackberries have long been a go-to when baskets of ripe berries abound, lovely for an entertaining no-work dessert with ice cream or simple sponge cake. The berries can also work their magic as an apéritif, making a great base for a refreshing summer cocktail – either way, savor the jewels of summer.
Happy July from the Bijouxs kitchen.
July 18, 2015