You know how much I love blackberries, right? I guess it’s no surprise that the idea of adding blackberry to my limeade just seemed perfect.
Jen gave me lemons (and rules) so I’m making cilantro lime jalapeno lemonade.
Since my daughter had an upset stomach and a bad school day, I figured a little light, refreshing, minty beverage might be a welcome relief. Plus, it was as good an excuse as any to make this fun beverage I have been craving for a while now.
I know I should feel flattered when my family says, “Wow, this is good!” with surprise in their voices, after trying my latest dessert/snack concoction. But I don’t. I feel kind of offended that they would be surprised.
Then I remembered the time I made Coconut Lime Sugar Cookies and decided I needed that flavor combination in my life again. So it really could not be a lime poke cake. It HAD to be a Coconut Lime Poke Cake. It was the only choice.
Share on TumblrMost of the time, I’m completely fine with my decision to be a non-drinker. But, it does present it’s awkward moments. Case in point, the time some new friends from out-of-town asked me for a restaurant recommendation. They wanted someplace nice, where they could get a glass of wine with dinner, and I [Read On]
Share on TumblrIn the twelve years we have lived in our home, we have had some strange experiences with pesky animals. The worst, for me, are the mice. Because I’m a mouseophobe. Or rodentophobe. Wait, I’m not afraid of hamsters or squirrels. Let’s stick with mouseophobe. And ratophobe. I. HATE. Mice. I can’t word that [Read On]
Share on TumblrA recipe for a flavored ice cream and soda drink. Source: eYe Likes Food My husband thought it would be a good idea to rent a video and have snacks Friday night. And by snacks, he meant buttered popcorn and ice cream sodas. (ice cream + chocolate syrup + club soda) Don’t get [Read On]
Share on TumblrA recipe for a fresh and chunky guacamole and corn chips. Saturdays were made for snacking. And so was guacamole. I didn’t come to love guacamole until later in life. I was influenced in this by my brother, who spent some time in South America and came home with a love affair with [Read On]
Share on TumblrA recipe for a beautiful cheesecake bar swirled with lime curd. Source: A recipe by Heather at Sprinkle Bakes, which was guest-posted on Confessions of a Cookbook Queen. Yield: 12 large bars Regular readers of this blog have heard me mention Pinterest several times recently. I’ve been trolling some wonderful food blogs, and happily [Read On]
Share on TumblrFor the most part, I have kept this blog about cookies, and nothing else. Today, however, I thought I would share a recipe or two that I have made for the holiday season. I started making these homemade lime sodas a few months ago, and just love them. For Christmas gifts, I decided [Read On]