Valentine’s Day is filled with full restaurants and chocolate hearts. Why not spend the night at home and cook a dinner fit for a king or Queen. We have compiled a list of our favorite Valentine’s Day recipes. The recipes are perfect for an intimate dinner. The recipes are easy and have step by step instructions so that you can show off your culinary skills. Plus, there is no stress trying to get reservations in a crowded restaurant. It is a win win.
It has been horribly hot here in DC. Averaging 95 every single day. When it is that hot outside you do not want to cook or even venture outside. The only problem was that I wanted dessert. However, there was no way that I was going to turn the oven on to bake. So I … Read moreStrawberry Banana Smoothies
The other day I wanted something sweet and Dana suggested those little sugar cookies with jam in the middle. Then it hit me, I had a ton of Strawberry Jam in the freezer from when my parents visited. This would be the perfect combination. Strawberry Jam Cookies.
Check out the Strawberry Jam post for some super simple freezer jam.
Sorry I was absent this past weekend. My family came in to town to surprise me on my Birthday. It was a ton of fun. My Mom even restocked my freezer with Strawberry Jam. I know what you are thinking, Strawberries are not in season. Well thanks to the global marketplace, Strawberries are always in season. Granted they are not in season, but they were so perfect looking I had to pick up a couple of pounds. Plus, my Mom was in town and I love her Strawberry Jam. So March strawberries had to do.
Once container of the jam lasts about 3 weeks in the refrigerator, but in reality it is eaten in a couple of days.
Yesterday, I went over to a friends house for a birthday extravaganza. I wanted to bring something that was light and refreshing. So I went to the store and strawberries were on sale for $1.99 a pound. Perfect, strawberry based dessert. Then I remembered a recipe that my friend made for my house warming party. Stuffed strawberry poppers.