Month: September 2012

Nectarine Elderflower Pie w/ a Hint of White Pepper.

Summer is now technically over. It still feels a lot like summer weather wise, so we still have a good deal of stone fruit hanging around at the farmer’s market. I hadn’t really picked up any nectarines this year, so I gathered a bag…

Apple Pickin’ + Apple-Cherry Pie w/ Cardamon & Black Pepper.

I had another glorious day on a farm last weekend. Just….glorious. A few friends and I headed to the Oak Glen area of Yucaipa to get our apple pick on. My favorite farm in the area is Riley’s at Los Rios Rancho, so that’s…

Peche.

Peche! My favorite non-english word for peach. Thanks France! Recently I had the pleasure of returning to M&M Peach Ranch where some friends and I picked Bing cherries earlier this summer. Their Ryan Sun peaches ripened up at the end of August so a…

Sweet Potato Chowder w/ Smoked Cheeze.

Even though it’s been rather hot here for a while, I decided to make soup anyway. It just sounded good to me. I think I just like anything that’s been smoked. Wayfare’s We Can’t Say It’s Cheese in the hickory smoked spread is so…

Cookies.

Cookies. Lots and lots of cookies. Blood Orange Cookies with White & Dark Chocolate Chips Blueberry White Chocolate Chip Cookies   Strawberries and Cream Chocolate Chip Cookies   I saw all of these recipes for variations of the chocolate chip cookie over on Eat…

Za’atar Rubbed Skewers.

I have so many treats to blog about, but so little time. Where does it all go? I honestly don’t know half the time, but I have so many treats to share. So. Many. These skewers I made are the easiest and most simple…