Ina’s Fruit Salad with Limoncello

Fruit in some form is frequently a part of every meal I serve, especially when entertaining. I might just have a bowl of fresh fruit such as apples, grapes or oranges; serve fruit as a salad over greens or have something a little fancier such as these summer berries topped with a yogurt seasoned with … Continue reading

Fruit Smoothie with Kale and Almond Milk

The original recipe comes from a fellow blogger, pattynguyen.wordpress.com.  The name is “Triple Berry Green Smoothie”.  She has a wonderful site with all kinds of good recipes and beautiful pictures – very professional!  Patty is one of the new bloggers that I have met in the past few months at the Fiesta Friday parties and I have been … Continue reading

Raspberry Puree

This is delicious to serve as a garnish for a dessert such as Coeur A La Creme Three Ways. or a piece of chocolate cake such as Chocolate Cake with Ganache Frosting.   Very simple to make and can be done ahead of time. 2 pints of raspberries (4 cups) 1/4 to 1/2 cup sugar, depending on the … Continue reading

Raspberry and Maple Syrup Vinaigrette

This is a great salad dressing to serve over a combination of lettuces such as bibb, red leaf lettuce, and a little radicchio.  Serve with crumbled bleu cheese, pine nuts and a slice of red onion.    Raspberries and maple syrup – yum!  These are two of Michigan’s best products and I never run out of … Continue reading

Raspberry Muffins

You can never go wrong with a fruit muffin for breakfast.  The glaze drizzled over the muffins adds a nice sweet touch that goes well with the raspberries and lemon.