Raspberry granita

Like Italian gelato This raspberry ice has a serious raspberry flavor. It reminds me of Italian gelato, very intensely raspberry and not very sweet. How to make Raspberry Granita: Heat one cup of sugar and 1/2 cup of water in a small saucepan until the sugar dissolves, a few minutes, and let it cool. Puree […]

Raspberry meringues

Eggs for dessert! Spring is the season for eggs, and meringues are eggs for dessert. Try to use the freshest eggs possible – which means getting them from your farmer’s market, if not from your own chickens or your neighbor’s chickens. How to make meringues: Preheat the oven to 350 F. Separate five eggs, putting […]

Peppermint candy

Make your own candy How hard is it to make hard candy for yourself? Not hard at all. Once you’ve got this recipe down, try using juice flavors instead of mint, and pouring the candy into molds instead of on to a cookie sheet. How to make peppermint candy: In a medium-size frying pan over […]