Tag Archives: Fruit

Brown Sugar & Cinnamon Cooked Apples Recipe


Quick, easy, versatile and delicious.  What more could you ask for in a dessert or side dish?  Yup, that’s right, you can eat Brown Sugar & Cinnamon Cooked Apples as a side dish. So, if you so desired — and let me tell you, once you taste them you will — you could eat these apples at every single meal of the day.

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For Your Consideration: Peaches Poached with Basil

Congratulations to my friend PC at The Runaway Spoon for winning food 52‘s contest for Best Recipe Using Fresh Basil.  I can’t wait to try this, it sounds amazing and refreshing.  And, truth be told, I really want to get my hands on that poaching liquid for some summer cocktail experiments.  For the recipe visit the other Spoon.  Hmmm, I wonder if I can use this for tomatoes?

Strawberry Freezer Jam

In the spring, a young woman’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of … fruit.  Fresh, sweet fruit that seems to be overwhelming the farmer’s markets.  And, since lately I’ve been eating more peanut butter and jelly sandwiches than any respectable foodie would ever admit too ( I blame too many hours at the office) my thoughts also turned to jam, more specifically, strawberry freezer jam. Continue reading

Dating the Durian

Durian fruit is like the bad boy in town.  His reputation is so bad that caution turns to intrigue.  You start convincing yourself that it’s all just a case of being misunderstood.   I mean, come on, can he really be that bad?  Surely he has a sweet side to him, once you get past that rough exterior. Continue reading