One of my favorite summer memories as a child was eating my Grandma and Grandpa Scott’s homemade ice cream. My grandma would work in the kitchen to get the ice cream made, then give it to my grandfather to crank on his ice cream maker. We would sit around and patiently wait for the ice cream. Grandpa would tell stories as we all laughed. Soon after, the ice cream would be spooned into bowls. We would all eat it a bit too fast and end up groaning with ice cream headaches, but we didn’t mind. There is nothing quite like
My least favorite season is summer. I hate it. The heat is too overwhelming; however, the one thing I do like about it is all the fresh fruit. While I’m not a fan of vegetables, I adore fruit. Berries, in particular, are my favorites. Growing up, I looked forward to summer just to eat my Grandma Davis’s blackberry cobbler. It was made from the fresh blackberries grown on her farm. Blackberries that I sometimes got to help pick. While I no longer have access to the fresh blackberries, I still make the cobbler every year, at least once. (I would
One of my favorite restaurants is Perkins. Any time I go there, I get the breakfast and always get it with a blueberry muffin. Blueberry muffins were one of the first things I baked from scratch when I lived on my own. They make me smile every time I take a bite. I also adore lemon, as I mentioned before with the lemon squares I made a couple of months ago. Not long ago, it occurred to me that I should combine the flavors for a lemon blueberry muffin. I played with a recipe I had for blueberry muffin making
The mouthgasmic dish (see my lovely hand model? Thanks, hone!) Fewer things make me happier than strawberries! They are my absolute favorite food! Usually, I pass up any recipes that involve strawberries. I generally love strawberries, the best, in one of the following forms: fresh, cut up & sugared, and in or on ice cream. There is no need to bake it in a pie or any such thing. (Although, I’m starting to consider doing just that some day soon.) A couple of months ago on Pinterest, I saw a recipe with strawberries that looked interesting so I pinned it.