Entries tagged "fruit"

December 12, 2014

Orange-Scented Cranberry Sauce + Some Updates

Happy December...12 days late! I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving (I can't believe how fast it came and went) and that you are all enjoying the holiday season (which also seems to...
July 29, 2013

Peach & Raspberry Galette

So I think I have finally become a summer person. I am still no fan of the Texas heat and I doubt that will ever change. But for some reason, this year,...
December 12, 2012

Cranberry Almond Biscotti & The 2012 Food Blogger Cookie Swap

Hi Friends! I am back, and I promise I did not abandon my blog, even though it looks like it. The holiday season always seems to catch me by surprise and it has...
July 27, 2012

Pancake Party 2012!

Buon giorno! Today, I am guest posting over on Rachel Cooks, where she is having a Pancake Party all month long. That is 31 days of pancake recipes to discover! I was delighted...
July 4, 2012

Lime Curd Tart

Happy 4th of July! Rather than do a red, white and blue dessert for today's holiday, I thought I would do something different. I certainly have nothing against our flag's colors and I...
July 3, 2012

Flavia's Fundamentals: Lime Curd

Last weekend, Peter and I went out to my in-law's country house to enjoy a change of pace and scenery. We took a day trip to Brenham and enjoyed driving the winding,...
April 18, 2012

Blackberry Buttermilk Cake

I read this post on Joy The Baker this morning. It was just what I needed to read because I seem to constantly struggle with what to write about in this space....
December 20, 2011

Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Today's cookie recipe is one I started making last year: Cranberry White Chocolate Chip. I found this recipe on the My Recipes website, and during the holidays, I love to browse the site...
December 19, 2011

Jam Thumbprints

Every year, I send out cookie gift tins to family and friends. It's one of my favorite activities of the holiday season because I get to combine my love of baking, cookies...
November 4, 2011

Cranberry-Pomegranate Relish

This week, I ate pomegranate arils for the first time. I know...where have I been? Not under a rock, I assure you. I've known about pomegranates for a very long time. I've...
March 2, 2011

Apricot Crostata

First things first: I want to give a heartfelt Thank You to those of you who left thoughtful condolences about our Dutch here on Flavia's Flavors, Facebook and Twitter. Your kind words helped...
January 20, 2011

Flavia's Fundamentals: Grapefruit & Avocado Salad

I have never eaten a Grapefruit and Avocado salad before.  I've come across dozens of recipes and I always tell myself I have to make that! and then never do.  Grapefruit and avocados...
December 24, 2010

Rugelach

I'll be taking a break from blogging until the New Year, but before Flavia's Flavors goes on vacation, I wanted to share one last recipe with you.  Rugelach are my favorite cookie.  I...
November 15, 2010

Roasted Butternut Squash & Apple Soup

I love soup.  I love making soup.  I love eating soup.  I love thinking about soup.  I make a lot of soup once the temperature starts to drop below 70 degrees, because there...
July 2, 2010

Banana Bread

IMG_1355 Ohmygoodness, life has been a little hectic these past couple of weeks.  In a totally good way, but hectic all the same.  There's just been lots to do and I put cooking and...
June 15, 2010

Blueberry Coffee Cake Muffins

IMG_1289 Tucked away in a corner of my imagination is a dream I have of someday owning my own bed and breakfast. In the twelve years I have lived in Texas, I have grown...
May 26, 2010

Apricot Jam Tart

IMG_1089 I have a confession to make: I have a tendency to be fickle at times.  It's a little embarrassing to admit because being fickle isn't exactly a flattering personality trait to have.  Fortunately,...
January 22, 2010

Orange Chocolate Chunk Cake

DSC04018 Ever since I started Flavia's Flavors, I quickly came to realize that Daylight Savings Time is one of the biggest saboteurs of food blogger's photo efforts once the clocks fall back an hour...
January 19, 2010

Apple Tart

DSC04004 To date, I own 56 cookbooks.  And my collection continues to grow as I find others to add to my almost-full bookshelves.  But I seem to rely on the same handful of cookbooks...
January 11, 2010

Sour Cream Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

DSC03954_2 I feel like I've "hit the ground running" as the first week of 2010 draws to a close.  I know the momentum of the year will ebb and flow, but so far, my...
November 24, 2009

Grand Marnier Cranberry Sauce

DSC03710 Every year for Thanksgiving, I volunteer to make cranberry sauce.  For me, it's not Thanksgiving unless cranberry sauce is part of the spread, so to ensure it appears on the menu, I happily...
October 14, 2009

Apple Butter

DSC03436 Two years ago, when Peter and I moved into our new house, we lucked out and got some really great next-door neighbors--on either side of our house!  We all closed on our houses...
June 19, 2009

Apple Pie

So much for regular posts, eh?  There is a very good reason I haven't posted in a while.  A few weeks ago, my mother-in-law, Eleanor had neck surgery to repair four disks...
March 14, 2009

Cranberry-Orange Scones

This past Thursday, I hosted an afternoon tea at our house.  My mother-in-law's sister and aunt were visiting, and since we were all going out to dinner that evening, I thought I...
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