More with Meringue

Today it’s quite warm where I live so I was thinking about light things, which made me think of meringue.  So today we’re going to take a look at some recipes that include and feature meringue.


Traditional meringue

Espresso meringue

Sparkling kisses

Buried treasure meringues

Vermont maple meringues

Chocolate meringue kisses

Matcha meringue

Peppermint meringues with chocolate filling

Citrus meringues

Vegan meringues

Made with Meringue:

Lemon meringue pie

Lemon meringue bars

Lemon meringue angel food cake

Lemon meringue cupcakes

Lemon meringue mini pies

Lemon meringue semifreddi

Chocolate meringue pie

Mini cranberry meringue pies

Meringues chantilly

Apple puffs with meringue

Key lime pie with meringue

Banana coconut marshmallow meringue pie

What are your favorite meringue recipes?

Preference for Parmesan

Today I thought we’d take a look at some recipes for a cheese that lots of people use, but is rarely the star of the show: Parmesan!

Breads and Biscuits:

Polenta asiago bread

Triple cheese bread

Parmesan puffs

Semolina garlic Parmesan swirl loaf

Parmesan pine nut biscuits

Basil and Parmesan scones

Crackers and other Treats

Crunchy Parmesan crackers

Parmesan pine nut biscotti

Savory pumpkin Parmesan rugelach

Parmesan straws

Parmesan spirals

Parmesan black pepper crackers

Sides and Main Dishes:

Garlic and Parmesan stuffed mushrooms

Prosciutto, arugula and Parmesan pizza

Zucchini Parmesan crisps

Chicken Parmesan 

Eggplant Parmesan 

Parmesan crusted pork chops

Baked Parmesan zucchini fries

Creamy Parmesan polenta

Mushroom Parmesan 

Mustard and Parmesan whole roasted cauliflower

Roasted fennel with Parmesan

Zucchini Parmesan

Spaghetti squash with Parmesan cheese

Parmesan taters

Parmesan risotto

Parmesan bechamel

Parmesan rice

What’s your favorite way to enjoy Parmesan?

Picking Peaches

With the last few crops of summer peaches coming in, I thought we’d take a look at peace recipes today!

Breads, cupcakes and muffins:

Peaches and cream muffins

Spiced peach muffins

Peaches and cream bread

Peach cobbler cupcakes

Cobblers, crisps and tarts:

Southern style peach cobbler

Bourbon peach cobbler

Dutch oven peach cobbler

Rustic peach tart

Peach tart

Peach crisp

Pies and cakes:

Summertime peach pie

Peach streusel pie

Peach and blueberry slab pie

Peach melba pie pops

Fresh peach cake

Baltimore peach cake

Peach cheesecake

Scones and other pastries:

Peach scones

Peach betty

Peach souffle

Peach pastries

Peaches and cream oatmeal cookies

Peach melba baked alaska

Peach jam

Gluten free peach cobbler

Drinks and frozen treats:

Peach margaritas

Peach frappe

Brown butter peach cobbler milkshakes

Peach sorbet

Peach frozen yogurt

Peaches-n-cream ice pops

What are your favorite ways to enjoy peaches?

Dog Days of Summer

Today I thought we’d celebrate the “dog” days of summer with some fun dog crafts and creations for both you and your favorite pet.

For Dogs:

Personalized dog bowls

Dog sweater with buttons

One piece knit dog sweater

Cabled cardigan

Fleece coat

Water resistant dog coat

Flannel dog bandana

Embroidered dog bandana

Doggie dino tank

Patchwork dog bed

Patriotic dog bed, pillow and toy

Dog bed and dish holder

Fleece dog tee pee and mat

Crochet pet bed

Lucky dog wrap pillow

Fleece dog toys

Dog bone toy

Pet stairs

Paracord leash

Reflective dog leash

Dog backpack

No-meat dog biscuits

Whole grain biscuits

Simple dog biscuits

For Dog Owners and Lovers:

Dog mask

Neon dog face black tote

Crochet dog treat jar topper

Crochet dog

Shaggy dog

Dog pillowcase cover

Dog coloring pages

Candy bar pup

Dog cake

Salty dog drink

What are your favorite dog crafts and decorations?

Ready with Rosemary

Today I thought we’d take a look at recipes that include one of my favorite herbs, rosemary.  Herbs of all kinds are a great way to add a lot of flavor to a recipe without a lot of calories, and no salt!  Just because you can’t have certain things doesn’t mean that your food has to be flavorless.


Sourdough foccacia

Rosemary asiago and olive bread

Rosemary cheddar cheese bread

Rosemary cornbread

Rosemary and pepper crackers

Buttered rosemary rolls

Gluten free focaccia

Breakfast and Dinner:

Rosemary potato fritatta

Roasted butternut squash and spinach quiche

Rosemary meatballs

Roasted parsnips with rosemary

Candied sweet potatoes with rosemary

Purple potatoes with rosemary and olives

Rosemary roasted potatoes

Rosemary lentils

Rosemary and white bean soup

Rosemary fried chicken

Skillet rosemary chicken

Grilled lemon and rosemary chicken

Roasted red snapper with rosemary

Salmon with lemon, capers and rosemary

Shrimp roasted on rosemary

Dressings, Garnishes, Syrups etc.: 

Rosemary sea salt

Rosemary honey

Rosemary syrup

Balsamic rosemary vinaigrette

Rosemary balsamic marinade

Other Treats:

Rosemary butter cookies

Rosemary lemon cupcakes

Pear rosemary cocktails

Peach and rosemary spritzers

Crushed pineapple rosemary limeade

Strawberry and rosemary scones

Rosemary roasted cashews

What are your favorite ways to enjoy rosemary?

Cool as a Cucumber

Today I thought we’d talk about a summer vegetable favorite, the cucumber!  It’s such a versatile ingredient, and yet it tastes good plain and fresh picked, too!

Thai cucumber salad

Thai peanut noodle salad with cucumbers

Middle Eastern salad

Cucumber tapas

Cucumber relish

Shaved cucumber salad

Cucumber salad with radish and dill

Cucumber and carrot bites

Ginger cucumber salad

Cucumbers with lemon and basil

Dilled cucumber salad

Couscous salad

Quinoa and cucumber salad

Asian cucumber salad

Marinated cucumber salad

Creamy cucumber salad

Cold cucumber salad

Tomato, onion and cucumber salad


Korean cucumber pickles

Quick pickled cucumbers

Pickled cucumbers and jalapeños

Cucumber and radish pickles

Dill pickles

Bread and butter pickles

Overnight cucumber pickles

Spicy fermented cucumber pickles

Pickled cucumbers and red onion


Cucumber lemonade

Cucumber limeade

Cucumber cooler

Cucumber blueberry smoothie

Cucumber mint gimlet

Cucumber sangria

What’s your favorite way to enjoy a cucumber?

Choosing Chocolate Chip Cookies

Did you know that today is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day here in the US?  Yes, that’s right!  So today we’re going to take a look at some chocolate chip cookies you can make as a sweet summer treat.

Brown butter chocolate chip cookies with pecans

Chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

Sprouted wheat drop cookies

Pumpkin chocolate chip cookies

Chocolate drop cookies

Chocolate peppermint snaps

Cranberry orange white chocolate drops

Loaded chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

Vanilla white chocolate drops

Vegan salted chocolate chip cookies

Praline pumpkin seed and white chocolate oatmeal cookies

Zucchini chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

Vanilla and chocolate rock cookies

Caramel stuffed chocolate chip cookies

Chocolate chunk cookies with almonds

Skillet chocolate chip cookie

Chocolate chip oatmeal and pecan cookies

Triple peanut and chocolate chip cookies

Triple chocolate chip cookies

Jumbo pistachio and milk chocolate chunk cookies

Dark chocolate chip cookies with granola

Oatmeal cookies with dried apricots and white chocolate

Macadamia nut and white chocolate chip cookies

Oatmeal, flax seed and chocolate chip cookies

Hazelnut chocolate chip cookies

Chocolate fudge chip cookies

S’mores chocolate chip cookies

Oatmeal coconut chocolate chip cookies

Chocolate peanut butter and oatmeal no bake cookies

Gluten Free:

Flourless peanut butter chocolate chip cookies

Chocolate chip cookies

What’s your favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe?