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Berry Cobbler with Brown Butter and Basil

This blackberry, blueberry, basil  and brown butter cobbler is simply divine! (This is an updated post from 2014.) Simple, quick, and easy to make is one way to describe this blackberry, blueberry, basil and brown butter,  berry cobbler recipe. Another way to describe this cobbler is blissful. This cobbler, full of flavor from basil and …

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Pavlova Meringue with Berries

A Pavlova Meringue makes an impressive dessert. Top with fruit of your choice, add chocolate or mascarpone cheese, and create a dessert that is fit for royalty. A pavlova meringue is a cross between a meringue and a pavlova; two desserts that aren’t commonly found in the States. They are very popular overseas but here …

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Fruit Parfaits with Rhubarb and Berries

Fruit parfaits with rhubarb and berries is an amazing way to welcome spring. But with rhubarb in the freezer year-round I love this rhunarb-berry syrup on everything, including mxing it into my gin!   They say Spring has sprung and it is true that my tulips are up and my lilacs are blooming-but here in …

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Grilled Fruit Pies in a Cornmeal Crust (Summer Desserts)

Cornmeal crust grilled fruit pies with mascarpone filling, certainly qualifies as one of my favorite summer desserts!   Summer desserts aren’t always ice cream. Often times they contain fruit-and this special pie is so worth it! 4th of July is always bittersweet for me. I’ve always felt like it is the halfway point to marking summer’s …

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Berries with Balsamic Vinegar and Pepper (A Fast Dessert)

My favorite Spring dessert is berries. Strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries; they all  make me thing Spring. As their prices fall and they are sourced from places closer to me, they seem to become tastier. Whole Foods is one of my favorite places to find fresh berries. When looking for strawberries I try to find those …

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