Breakfast

Homemade Blackberry Jam

Homemade blackberry jam Blackberries: Arguably my favorite berry, and probably one of the least exotic berries in the world.  In fact, here in the Seattle area in the summertime, these berries are free.  That’s right. F-R-E-E.  Considered a weed. I like to pick them in the summer and freeze them.  Because although I love to… Continue reading Homemade Blackberry Jam

Desserts

Crème Brulée

Crème Brulée Crème Brulée: one of my favorite guilty pleasures.  An elegant dessert for a dinner party, but easy enough to just make for anytime, which is what I did today. Also known as burnt cream, Crème Brulée is is a dessert consisting of a rich custard base topped with a contrasting layer of hard caramel.… Continue reading Crème Brulée

Breakfast

Homemade Strawberry Crepes

I love crepes.  When I was a kid, my mom would make them on special occasions.  It was what I always wanted for my birthday breakfast.  A super thin, delicate pancake filled with fresh fruit and topped with a dusting of powdered sugar and a dallop of whipped cream.  Yum. This delicious and elegant breakfast… Continue reading Homemade Strawberry Crepes

Biscuits / Muffins / Scones · Breakfast

Blueberry Crumb Muffins

Blueberry Crumb Muffins I had a package of frozen blueberries in my freezer that needed to be used, so even though I have a tried and true blueberry muffin recipe that I love, I decided to search for and try a new recipe. I ended up finding a recipe on Fake Ginger.  Not only do… Continue reading Blueberry Crumb Muffins