making strawberries even juicier!

Strawberries, at their peak of ripeness, are naturally juicy. They are a perfect match for some thick whipped cream or buttery pound cake. Macerated strawberries are another way to serve the ruby-red fruits from the farmers’ market. It sounds like it might be complicated to prepare macerated berries. It’s not. As a matter of fact, it requires … Continue reading

not from concentrate

Thank goodness the guys got a computer for Christmas. If it weren’t for their computer, our run with the blogathon would have crashed and burned today. The computer, which occasionally frustrates, exactly at the times it needs to be the most cooperative, strikes again. Where were we? Strawberries. There are so many dessert options for strawberries. … Continue reading

cheery cherries for dessert

Maybe you don’t think of using your grill for dessert. You should. There are all sorts of irresistible combinations that only get better on the grill. Take a classic combination of pound cake with a fruit compote on top. Perfect for a summer night of outdoor dining. A compote is made when fruit is stewed in a type of … Continue reading