I’m wading in an excess of riches. Unfortunately not of the green back persuasion, but I’ve an abundance of Michigan ruby red cherries to use.
I can’t seem to make it through a market without plopping a big bag of the seasonal beauties into my cart, so I’ll be in recipe cherry-land for the next couple of days.
The most time-consuming element in this recipe is pitting the fruit. I’d advise using plastic gloves,otherwise your hands will look like mine . A couple of buddies are stopping by and I need something easy to knosh on with a glass of wine–this is simple and perfect, I’ll just soak my hands in clorox before they arrive.
For a blast of bright August flavor on a frigid January day, try roasting tomatoes. Baking or roasting transforms the winter tomato, minimizing the mealy texture and maximizing their sweet flavor. Last weekend I concocted the recipe below, and brought the appetizer (pictured above) to a party. I saved time by having the baker slice the baguette and … Full recipe post »
Most of my friends are in accord that it’s difficult enough to get your dwelling in shape for a party much less entertain, supply the bar and party food fare. Especially during the busy holiday season. My group is happy to pitch in, bringing a dish, a bottle, or in Frederick’s case (pictured at the piano) musical talent to help ease … Full recipe post »
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