Strawberry Lemonade Ice Cream

What’s your favorite summertime drink? Mine is an ice cold lemonade (minus the ice – I hate ice in my drinks). The tarter, the better. Whenever I’m outside all day and need to rehydrate but don’t want water, I reach for the lemonade. I’ll even put fruit in it. But sometimes days get *too* hot, […]

Simple Dried Cherry and Orange Scones

What’s the first thing you think of you when you hear scones? I bet it was Ireland, wasn’t it? Me too. During spring 2007, I studied abroad in Limerick, Ireland. My housemates and I definitely ate our fair share of scones, including the ones we made ourselves from a box (none of us had extra […]

Mini Pear Walnut Crisps with Blood Orange Caramel Sauce

  Why is it important to be heart healthy? Today’s post really hits home as a lot of people are affected by heart disease, whether it runs in the family or whether it’s someone they know. Kim from Cravings of a Lunatic and Jen from Juanita’s Cocina want to dedicate today to their loved ones […]

Blood Orange Pie Bites

Are you a risk taker? Kristen of Dine and Dish asked that question awhile back on Twitter, and it had me thinking. My initial reaction was no. In January, I was at a meeting where they talked about saving for retirement and how you can set up your account to try and outperform the market, […]

Blood Orange Curd

One of the few good things about winter – the abundance of blood oranges, and the first thing I made was this Blood Orange Curd. Curd is a fancy way of saying fruit spread, much like jam or marmalade. Some are made with eggs, like this one, or some are made without eggs, like strawberry […]