Dark Cherry Semifreddo

Remember when I blogged about Ferragosto and heading to the beach? Well, I did just that. Except I didn’t walk down my street to the beach. Instead, I flew 2,521 miles to the east coast, where I met my family in Kiawah Island, South Carolina. Because we are all scattered around the country, we decided…

Strawberry Limoncello Popsicles

I can’t believe summer is coming to an end. It seems like it just began, but everything around me suggests otherwise. Football is starting up, shops are advertising “back to school” deals, and some people are already planning their Halloween costumes (yes, I’m talking about you Michelle). Who really wants to think about buying sweaters…

Charlotte Malakoff

This past Wednesday would have been Julia Child’s 100th birthday. I had been thinking about making tiramisu for my last post of the summer (and sadly, probably for the next school year), but when I heard about Julia’s birthday I knew I had to make one of her recipes that day. I searched my copy…

Piña Coladas

For a while my dad was really into mojitos. So into them that for Christmas one year I gave him a muddler, lime squeezer, and a mint plant. He was convinced he had the best recipe for a mojito, and whenever we would go out to eat he would give very specific instructions to the…

Blueberry Pie

Last week I promised to post a patriotic recipe for the 4th of July, and what dish is more “All-American” than pie? Just think about it, we eat pumpkin and pecan pies for Thanksgiving and we eat fruit pies to celebrate Independence Day. When I was planning the recipes I wanted to share this summer,…