Blackberry Cobbler

Blackberry cobbler Summer is ending. I mean, you wouldn’t know it from the temperature, the trees, or the seasonal decor at Marshalls, but summer is ending,  and I can hardly wait. The one thing I will miss from summer is all the gorgeous produce- like blackberries. I love berry cobblers of all shapes, forms, styles,…

Cranberry Walnut Scones

You can’t have high tea without scones! To be specific, these cranberry walnut scones. I’m a bit of a traditionalist when it comes to scones- I don’t like matcha, chocolate, or carrots. I’ve seen them all. To me, scones should have some fashion of dried red berries, a few nuts, and should be slathered with…

Lemony Roasted Vegetables

Holiday food is really heavy. It’s all cookies, bread, roast beef- you know, the good things in life. The holidays are also really time consuming. Between family, shopping, and decorating (also the good things in life), you don’t have much to yourself. So, logically, you need to make these lemon roasted vegetables. They’re healthy, easy,…

Lychee 101

First, I need to get one vital fact out: Lychees are in the soapberry family. I don’t know why, but that amuses me to no end. It seems natural. Lychees are in the soapberry family. Heh. There’s also a billion different ways to spell it: lychee, litchi, lichee, lizhi, liechee, liezhi, etc. They grow on…

Rambutan 101

Rambutans are amazing. I mean, just look at ‘em! They’re spiky, for crying out loud. Spiky and pink. What could be better? Once you peel them, they resemble a lychee or longan, but they’re slightly sweeter in taste. But they’re also kind of prickly! Their name comes from the Malay for hair, because of the…