Monthly Archives: May 2015

Strawberry Honey Salad Dressing

I crave salads most during the spring and summer months.  Now that strawberries are in season, use them to make this fruity, light, and refreshing salad dressing that enlivens any combination of greens. This recipe makes quite a bit, so … Continue reading

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Chive Blossom and Thyme Vinegar

I took a walk around the yard this afternoon. It is so beautiful, since we have had a lot of rain and things look lush and green at the moment. The peas and fava beans are doing well, the figs … Continue reading

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Roasted Strawberry Mango Ice Cream

Looking for a new and interesting dessert for Memorial Day weekend? Try this roasted strawberry mango ice cream. Strawberries and mangoes are a wonderful combination and, to give this ice cream a greater depth of flavor, I roast the strawberries … Continue reading

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Green Beans with Carrots and Thyme

I began experimenting in  the kitchen when I was ten years old. As I matured I enjoyed reading cookbooks, but the people I turned to most often for cooking advice and recipes were my mom and my Aunt Fran. I … Continue reading

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Roasted Asparagus and Crawfish Salad

I love roasted asparagus and could eat it everyday. I like to roast it until there are brown crispy bits on the tips. This simple asparagus salad can pair nicely with other spring vegetables, eggs, and fish or seafood. I prefer to … Continue reading

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