Tag: Fruit

Fruited Mint Iced Tea

Fruited Mint Iced Tea

I can’t tell you how many times I have flipped RIGHT past Granny’s Fruited Mint Iced Tea recipe. Iced Tea was always a staple in our fridge growing up, a product of our southern matriarch. Every night our options were water, iced tea or milk. So […]

Drunken Fruit Salad

Drunken Fruit Salad

Remember our Blueberry Cake? What we didn’t tell you before is that when  you top it with whipped cream and this Drunken Fruit Salad, it will be the best thing you have ever eaten. The blueberry cake is delicious, and the cream and the drunken […]

Classic Blueberry Cake

Classic Blueberry Cake

Granny’s summery blueberry cake recipe is short and sweet. Prep time is short. And the cake itself is sweet. It is easy to make and even easier to eat. I would serve it for brunch with coffee, or for dessert topped with whipped cream and […]

Old Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake

Old Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake

I know, enough with the strawberries already. But when you have possibly the best strawberries on the east coast, and some of the best strawberry recipes, what can you do? I’m basically being held in a strawberry dessert prison. And while I’m on that metaphor, […]

Chocolate Strawberry Tart

Chocolate Strawberry Tart

This Chocolate Strawberry Tart is bittersweet for me. Not the actual flavor, mind you – that is pure sweetness. But the memory of this recipe is bittersweet. I have a very vivid memory of visiting Granny one summer and she was so excited to make […]

Ambrosia Salad

Ambrosia Salad

The first time I had Ambrosia salad was at an all-you-can-eat buffet with Granny. It was probably an early bird special kind of buffet. And, I’m wondering why people make jokes about these early bird buffets. All the food you want, including dessert, before 6 […]

Cranberry Pineapple Salad

Cranberry Pineapple Salad

Thursday is trash day here in Natick, MA. So on Wednesday’s I go through the fridge and get rid of anything that looks gelatinous, has congealed, or has anything to do with mold.  And occasionally, my Tupperware even gets tossed. It can be a very […]


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