This watermelon lime granita is a simple, refreshing and healthier summer treat to help you beat the heat.
I do my grocery shopping on Mondays. In the morning I sleepily menu plan and make lists while my three year-old watches Curious George or plays with trains. Then it’s off the store, where we hopefully score one of those shopping carts with a car on the front for John to “drive”, and where I inevitably spend more than my budget.
During the summer, one of the first things to go into my cart is a watermelon. Every week, without fail. It stays in the fridge all week for snacks or as an easy dinner side-dish.
Sometimes the watermelons I pick out are less than perfect, or we just don’t go through it like I think we will and at the end of the week I still have a big chunk of watermelon in the fridge. Instead of throwing it out, I blend it up and turn it into a refreshing beverage. Or, like I did last week, I make granita! Continue Reading…
Buttermilk, honey and butter all help to make this loaf of cornbread worthy of stealing the show at your next summer potluck.
Cornbread is often a potluck staple, but do we give it the attention it deserves? It’s usually just something to serve on the side, hidden down at the end of the buffet line.
Not anymore! There’s no boring box mixes here— this cornbread is super easy and made completely from-scratch with simple ingredients. If you have a few extra minutes, then you have the time to bake it homemade. Continue Reading…
These galettes are mini, rustic and filled with fresh blueberries. They’re a must for your summer baking list!
Who can resist a 2 lb flat of blueberries for $5? Definitely not me, I’ve bought 3 flats already and I’m heading back for more. We’re popping them like candy and eating them with everything.
Summer really is great, isn’t it?
We had a break in our heat wave last week and I had a hankering for these mini blueberry galettes. The recipe is an old favorite from the archives and with all the blueberries in our house I just couldn’t resist. Continue Reading…