Rustic Peach Berry Cobbler

Rustic Peach Berry Cobbler

Peaches, nectarines, strawberries, and blueberries are sauteed with white wine and spices and then baked with a decadent cobbler My family is from the south, and we love our peach cobbler!  I ate it all the time growing up.  When I got married, my mom put together a book of old family recipes for me. [...]

Stabilized Whipped Cream

Stabilized Whipped Cream

On Tuesday, I shared my chocolate strawberries that were filled with salted caramel whipped cream.  As promised, here are all my tips and tricks for making the perfect stabilized whipped cream. So, let's start with the basics.  Making homemade whipped cream is nothing more than actually whipping heavy whipping cream.  Powdered or granulated sugar is [...]

Salted Caramel Cream-Filled Chocolate Strawberries

Salted Caramel Cream-Filled Chocolate Strawberries

Chocolate-dipped strawberries are elevated to a whole new level with a salted caramel whipped cream filling There might not be any two flavors I love together better than chocolate and strawberries.  The flavors pair together so beautifully.  Salted caramel sauce is another one of my absolute favorite things.  So today, I've decided to combine all [...]

Scavenger Hunt: Things to Find in Old San Juan (Puerto Rico)

Scavenger Hunt: Things to Find in Old San Juan (Puerto Rico)

When I picture a classic Caribbean town, images of brightly-colored row houses with strikingly white columns and charming balconies come to mind.  Old San Juan meets all your expectations.  There are beautiful cobblestone streets straight out of the 17th century.  They twist around the buildings and up hills, creating small parks around every corner.  And [...]

Lemonade Four Ways (plus diet option!)

Lemonade Four Ways (plus diet option!)

Lemons and mixed berries create a tasty blend of sweet and sour in lemonade four ways Today, I'm sharing my recipe for four variations of homemade lemonade--plain, strawberry, blueberry, and mixed berry.  Homemade lemonade is so easy to mix up, and it tastes so much better than anything you can get from a store-bought mix. [...]