Pumkpin Pie Creme Brulee Recipe

Last week I promised to share the recipe for my favorite way to use pumpkin pie flavored sugar, which makes a great edible gift. I love creme brulee because it’s … Read more

Goat Cheese Stuffed Squash Blossom Recipe


If you haven’t yet noticed my obsession with edible flowers, this post will make it completely apparent.  One of my favorite summer lunches is lightly fried zucchini blossoms.  I simply stuff them with a small spoonful of goat cheese and then dip them in a gluten free batter before pan frying them.  These are so simple to make and absolutely beautiful, but it was only two years ago that I even learned about eating squash blossoms.I was wandering the International Farmer’s market and stopped by the booth for Mosby Farm.  They’re a favorite of mine as they partner with us donating produce for the Healthy Cooking on a Tight Budget Program, but at the time I just knew them as the farm near Eric’s parents.

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Homemade Strawberry Ice Cream Recipe

This could quite possibly be my favorite way to preserve strawberries, in homemade ice cream! This custard based ice cream is oh so sweet with the dreamy taste of summer.  … Read more

How to Temper Eggs


If you’re not sure how to make ice cream, you probably are clueless in how to temper an egg.  Maybe you don’t even know what tempering eggs means!  Not to worry, I’m here to help.  I used to be clueless myself about how to temper eggs.  I made all my ice cream recipes (like my oh so popular blueberry ice cream) eggless.  My first attempts at tempering eggs (which means heating them slowly in a hot liquid) produced pumpkin pie scrambled eggs, not as tasty as it sounds.  But I’ve learned and now find it easy to do, so I’m sharing a step by step photo tutorial with you before sharing my newest ice cream recipe.  Are you ready?!

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