Wild Blackberry Sorbet

A few days shy of my birthday in early June I opened a large Amazon box and yipped with glee. I was now the proud owner of an ice cream maker! Leave it to my sister to pick out just the right gift. She later confessed that the gift was given with slightly selfish motives. She also has an ice…

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Blackberry-Peach Muffins

We bought our home late in the fall and moved in early winter. Many months passed before we had our first glimpses of the plants hibernating in the yard. For the most part, our house was flanked by low-maintenance greenery interrupted by sparse hints of color. The simplicity of the yard came as a dull relief. On one hand I…

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Red, White, & Blueberry Crumble

Here’s to a healthy and happy Independence Day! May it be a day when we take a break from the issues that divide us and come together to reflect on the good in each other. Let us mark the holiday by sharing smiles and shaking hands with our neighbors. Even if it is just for one day let us be…

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