A mouth watering watermelon salad

I have several obsessions this summer. I am obsessed with margaritas. I am obsessed with watermelon. I am obsessed with lime. I am obsessed with guacamole. Hmmm, a pattern seems to be emerging. And if I am going to be honest with myself, I am obsessed with pairing them up. I guess I am a little ADD with my obsessions right now, but I can’t … Continue reading A mouth watering watermelon salad

Bacon truly makes everything better

Hi all! I got back from Pittsburgh on Sunday evening and between computer issues and work stress I have not posted. So do allow me to present you with just one photo. A beautiful photo. A photo of one of the most beautiful things I have ever seen, smelled and tasted.  Yes, this is a photo of a maple glazed doughnut topped with bacon. And it … Continue reading Bacon truly makes everything better

A savory step-up for almonds

Almonds have a special place in my heart. I mean, without them there would be no almond paste or marzipan. And that would be sad. Really sad. But today I am breaking with my normally sweet obsession with almonds and am opting for a more savory and spicy treat.  Luckily I had quite a few almonds on hand.  Roasting almonds is pretty easy and makes … Continue reading A savory step-up for almonds

Cravings: Have your next garden tea indoors

The mini red poppy teapot, $34.95 from LindaAnderson.com, um, adorable. I am envisioning the table now. Who needs a centerpiece when every place setting will command attention? It would look lovely in my imaginary tea room in my imaginary beach house. I am thinking some tea and raspberry-topped almond poppy seed cookies would go nicely right about now. Continue reading Cravings: Have your next garden tea indoors