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Desserts

Watermelon Lime Ice (Granita)

On these hot summer days, there is nothing like a frozen treat to cool you off.  The fresh summer flavors of watermelon, lime and mint are truly refreshing. Try my watermelon lime ice and tell me what you think. Ingredients                                             Yields 10-12 1/4 of a (seedless) watermelon fistful of fresh mint chopped & 2 tbsp. chopped mint (keep […]

Poached Pears in Red Wine Sauce

Have you ever had poached pears? They are just the most simple and elegant dessert, not to mention…romantic. Do you want to impress your dinner guests? This, is the dessert that you put on the table. There are so many different types of pears. Asian pears, bosc pears, bartlett pears, anjou green pears and more. […]

Blackberry sorbet

Blackberry Sorbet

When it comes to summertime nothing says “summer” like berries. And whether you’ve picked the berries yourself or purchased them from a store, an iconic easy summer dessert is blackberry sorbet. The key to making tasty berry sorbets is starting with good quality ingredients. But once you get the recipe down for making this fruity […]

grilled peaches and macarpone

Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone

Summer just isn’t summer until you fire up the grill. And believe me, summer barbecues are not just about bbq chicken and potato salad. It’s also about watermelon, corn and peaches. This time it’s all about peaches. When selecting peaches, make sure you get the ones that are fragrant and firm, yet will dent when […]

Easy Beach Cake

Earth Day is right around the corner and because I grew up in the Caribbean, I always think about our planet’s beaches and sea life. I want our children to grow up and be able to bask in the beauty of nature. In honor of Earth Day, I made this Easy Earth Day Beach Cake. […]

Peppermint Ice cream bites

Chocolate Peppermint Ice Cream Bites

I am part of the Mom it Forward Blogger Network. As part of this network, this is a compensated post sponsored by The National Frozen Food and Refrigerated Association (NFRA).  This post is driven by passion.  All yummy recipes and opinions are 100% my own. The frozen and refrigerated sections  of the grocery store are […]

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