This past weekend I was at a backyard barbecue, and I got attacked by mosquitoes. I couldn’t help but think of the citronella candles I made a few years ago, and wish that there had been some around to help protect guests from bites. One thing led to another, and I thought that I should […]
Get the taste of summer with these cherry lime popsicles, made with fresh cherries and lime juice.
There’s this little chain of shops in Portland (and now LA) called Salt & Straw, and they do quite a brisk business in artisan, gourmet ice cream. The evil geniuses who own the joint deviously offer monthly seasonal flavors, available only for a limited time. (I just doomed myself to a visit soon by browsing the […]
Last week I mentioned that I was looking forward to drinking iced coffee and eating frozen treats, and since strawberries are in season, I used some to whip up a batch of these popsicles. Bursting with fresh berries (some from my garden!), these taste like summer. And don’t be scared off by the buttermilk–if you […]
I can’t believe how quickly this summer is flying by! It’s almost September, and I haven’t made nearly enough popsicles this year. So I went back through my archives and found twelve recipes for frozen treats in stick form. I’d totally forgotten about some of them, but now I’ve got plenty of ideas for popsicles […]
Lately it’s been hot and sticky and gross around here, so a refreshing cocktail is definitely in order. I figured one featuring cucumber and mint pretty much fits the bill, so I present the Cucumber Mint Gin Fizz. Happy Friday, and bottoms up! Cucumber Mint Gin Fizz Adapted from here. 3 sprigs of mint 1 […]
This is another twist on the classic mojito, this time with nectarines and blackberries. I’ve still got tons of blackberries to use up, but I bet this would also be good with blueberries or raspberries. In the course of making this, though, I discovered that soaking nectarines in rum is a really excellent idea. You […]
Combine blackberries, limes, and coconut milk to make these delicious popsicles.
Raspberry margarita popsicles are like an edible, frozen version of a cocktail.