As wonderful as it is to go away, it’s wonderful to be home. Especially after 3 planes, 15 hours of travel time, and a 9 hour time change. What? Did I forget to tell you? Mi dispiace…… I was in Italy for 12 days. ** big grin ** Ahhhh…Venice, Taormina, Sorrento, Rome………. It was an…… Continue reading Ranger Cookies – and where I’ve been..
September 24, 2013….. Greetings from Sorrento, Italy 🙂
T-Minus 21 hours and counting…. (please…. do yourself a favor and don’t check the math, I’m guesstimating here…) What am I counting down to? Something so exalted, wondrous, and awe-inspiring , it is almost implausible. But it is, in fact, happening. After two months of planning and prepping, the posse and I are about to embark on…… Continue reading Soft Chocolate Molasses Cookies
Along with Eggplant Parmesan, I have a serious love affair with pesto sauce. It’s seriously serious. seriously Unfortunately, no other members of my abode are as enamored with it as I am. Therefore, it becomes a dish that I typically order when I’m in a restaurant. Which then becomes a toss-up between pesto and eggplant…… Continue reading Arugula Jalapeno Pesto
Oh boy. These were good. And I’m not using the term good as in good enough for the blog, I’m referring to the fact that these are so good, it will be necessary to maintain a steady supply of them in the freezer at all times. Oh yes… these tasty orbs of carb-o-liciousness are going to be…… Continue reading Jalapeno Cheddar Rolls
Lake Las Vegas Resort – September 3, 2013
By definition, “enthralled” means to “captivate or charm”. And this lemon tart certainly enthralled the individual it was prepared especially for. Topped with whipped cream and toasted coconut, it was the perfect birthday dessert for the aforementioned individual. Who, by their request, shall remain anonymous. But they know who they are 🙂 Lemon Curd Tart…… Continue reading Lemon Curd Tart