Barkies are one of my family’s favorite Christmas cookies. In fact, according to my mother, Sharon, we have been making them every year for 40+ years. Part of the reason we only make these at Christmastime is that almond bark is very difficult to find in many places except during the holidays. So if you are going to give them a try, you might want to do so soon!
Have you ever had homemade limoncello? If you haven’t you’re really in for a treat. Where did this inspiration for homemade limoncello come from? I happened on a show where Giada De Laurentiis was showcasing her recipe. Off I went to do some research. Limoncello is a uniquely Italian lemon liqueur, the second most popular liqueur in Italy.
Who doesn’t love a nice glass of sangria? This white wine lemon sangria is not what one thinks of as traditional sangria. Sangria is most often associated with Spain or Portugal. The traditional recipes consist of red or white wine, a sweetener, a small amount of brandy and sliced or chopped fruits consisting of citrus, stone fruits, berries or any fruit you desire…
Easy herb butters are so much fun to make. Why? Herbs are addictive. I don’t mean that in a bad way, only that once you really get into growing and using herbs, you’re no longer satisfied with the status quo. You want more – more knowledge, more herbs to grow and more ways to use […]