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by on June 21st, 2011

Blackberry French Toast

It’s blackberry pickin’ time again.

Last year was my first time to pick blackberries and I couldn’t wait to go again this year. So, armed with some bug spray, sun screen, and some bottles of water, we set out for the farm to pick-pick-pick until we had enough to last for months in my freezer.

Was it ever hot the day we picked the berries. I picked about 12 lbs. before I finally said “uncle” and gave up. It was hot as blue blazes, but did I get some beauties! A couple were the size of a […]

by on June 27th, 2010

Blackberry Spinach Salad

I went blackberry picking a few weeks ago and found all of these wonderful plump blackberries.

I love picking berries whether it’s blueberries or blackberries. When my kids where younger I used to take them to pick strawberries. All I remember about those outings is they seemed to stomp on more berries than they actually helped to pick or they were chasing each other around the berry patch.

When we moved to Texas we had berry patches all over the place where we could go pick. But, the one problem was the heat. I remember being able […]

by on July 14th, 2009

My First Summer Fruit Galette

First crush, first date, first kiss, first Summer Fruit galette!

Do you remember your first crush, your first date, your first kiss, your first born (& 2nd and 3rd)? I do, and I will remember my first Summer Fruit Galette.

These days I get a lot of my inspiration in cooking from my kids. They love to cook and try new recipes and since being “empty nesters” for the last several years, I have gotten into the habit of just throwing something together for dinner. Since starting this blog a month ago, I think I am getting some of […]

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