cherry blossom festival
Fourth of July
Lunar New Year
St. Patricks Day
Homemade Cherry Ice Cream RecipeHOMEMADE CHERRY ICE CREAM. Cherry ice cream, made with Italian maraschino cherries which give the ice cream an elegant flavor.
Irish Shortbread RecipeWe made Irish shortbread for St. Patrick’s day, served on Irish Belleek china with Assam tea, a tea commonly served in Ireland. The perfect thing for catching a leprechaun.
Irish Oatmeal in an Instant PotSteel cut Irish oatmeal made in an Instant Pot – couldn’t be easier
Mini Hurricanes for Mardi GrasNew Orleans, Louisiana. Hurricanes are a traditional drink for Mardi Gras.
Basler Brunsli Chocolate Spice Cookie Recipe from Basel SwitzerlandBasler Brunsli is a Chocolate Spice Cookie made with Nut Flour – named for the town of Basel Switzerland
BOURBON PECAN ICE CREAMBOURBON PECAN ICE CREAM – Bourbon pecan ice cream, made with maple syrup
BERRIES FOR THE FOURTH OF JULYIt’s berry season and they are the colors of the holiday. What could be easier. We have blueberries and strawberries growing in the garden and a ready supply from local growers.
SWEET-AND-SOUR SPARE RIBSSWEET-AND-SOUR SPARE RIBS – A popular appetizer from Hunan province in China, sweet-and-sour spare ribs, or tang cu pai gu, are not that difficult to make, and are incredible with the right ingredients.
SOUTHERN TEA CAKES FOR JUNETEENTHWe were looking for something to make to celebrate Juneteenth, and found a recipe for Southern Tea Cakes to be the perfect thing. A wonderful butter cookie that is a tradition for the day.
SPARKLING CIDER FOR NEW YEARS EVESPARKLING CIDER FOR NEW YEARS EVE – We always include a non alcoholic drink choice when we entertain.
Hot cross Buns