Blueberry Bliss Lemon Loaf

Hello friends! Lucky for us, the beloved blueberry is the official state fruit of New Jersey.  Giving us plenty of blueberries for eating pies, cobblers, crisps, and making bread. One of my favorite recipes for blueberries is my Blueberry Bliss Lemon Loaf.  Every bite of this delicious, moist loaf is studded with fresh juicy blueberries,…

Crisp Peach Almond Cake with Panko Crumb

Hello friends! Slice into summer with this heavenly Crisp Peach Almond Cake topped with Panko Crumb. This simple cake uses the season’s fresh, ripe, sweet, juicy peaches, blended with silky, rich, cream cheese and then sprinkled with a crunchy almond panko crumb making this an amazing, crisp, light, moist, and buttery peach cake. The crunchy…

Peachberry Buckle

  Hello friends! Summertime is the luxurious time of the year when all growing things are yielding the result of long days and warm nights.  Flowers burst into bloom, and the berry season begins.  It’s everyone’s chance to indulge in summers blueberry abundant bounty in many delicious treats. So what exactly is a buckle?  It’s…

Crepes with Vanilla Ice Cream and Blueberry Basil Sauce

Hello friends! As the weather warms up I’m sure you’re looking for an easy summer dessert that doesn’t require heating up an oven. Well, look no further than the French Crepe! Crepes are a perfect hot and sunny summer day dessert.  Crepes are firm yet soft, like a blanket that envelopes a variety of sweet…

Roasted Cherry-Almond Crostada with Cardamon Crumbs

Hello friends! It’s cherry season!  This short, yet deliciously sweet, blip on the calendar is one I look forward to it every summer.  I can barely contain my excitement when these sweet, red jewels begin to trickle into the farmer’s markets and grocery stores here in New Jersey. Summers ripe cherries can be eaten raw,…