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 […]

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 […]


Real gazpacho with stale bread The origins of gazpacho have nothing to do with tomatoes; like many other recipes such as bread pudding, this was a way to use up stale bread. Medieval gazpacho recipes are Most gazpacho recipes today don’t even have any bread in them, and are just basically cold tomato soup. This […]

Stuffed peppers

Easy to serve at parties These stuffed peppers take a while to make, but you can make them the day before and then just heat them in a low oven (at about 250) for the party, and set them out on trays. Then they are easy for your guests to serve themselves, and it doesn’t […]