Archive for the ‘Summer’ Category

Garden Fresh Gazpacho

Between my CSA and family/friend vegetable gardens summer’s bounty is overflowing in my kitchen.  It is another hot hot day, I need lunch and I have tons of fresh vegetables… obviously I need to make gazpacho. Now my normal go-to gazpacho is really simple, I just chop up all my veggies in the food processor [...]

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Rice Krispies Making Memories Summer Challenge & $100 Visa Gift Card Giveaway

This week we kicked off the Rice Krispies Making Memories Summer Challenge – the theme… Summer Activities. My team, Team Philly, decided on a camping theme. We had so much fun with it! We were once again challenged to create a signature Rice Krispies Treat recipe and coordinating display around the given theme. This was [...]

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Peachy Brown Sugar Bourbon Ice Cream

I love ice cream, especially homemade. I still have peaches left so i concocted this peach ice cream for dessert. I saw Sass & Veracity’s recipe for Peachiest Peach Ice Cream with Attitude recently.  This is my version. Alcohol doesn’t freeze, so I like adding a little to ice-cream to keep the ice cream from [...]

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Ricotta Gnocchi with Roasted Summer Vegetable Wine Sauce

Dinner tonight. I recently discovered Ricotta Gnocchi. I had to try it. I wanted to make it light and summery so I came up with this light flavorful sauce loaded with summer’s bounty of zucchini, eggplant and tomatoes. My husband though feels a meal is not a meal without meat. So for him, I served [...]

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Spicy Peach Tart

Today I found in the freezer a sheet of puffed pastry wanting to become a tart. A spicy sultry summertime white peach tart. In the liquor cabinet I found ginger brandy and from  the spice drawer I grabbed Chinese 5 spice – perfect! I did however encounter one little mishap. I got busy with the [...]

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