raspberry sorbet and cardamom ice box cookie sandwiches


  When I moved to my new site I decided not to bring along my  posts from my first year of blogging because I didn’t like the quality of the older photos I took to go with my recipes and also because I thought it would be fun to redo my favorite recipes from the […]

Pineapple Sorbet with Pineapple Sage Blossoms

A survey of my end of summer vegetable garden revealed the scarlet flowers of  a blooming pineapple sage plant, honestly I don’t remember planting it or even noticing it last year.  If you rub the leaves it does smell faintly like pineapple so the idea of infusing simple syrup with pineapple sage leaves and flowers […]

Nectarine Sorbet with Cardamom Icebox Cookies

Nectarine sorbet, the third flavor in my summer sorbet series arrives with a twist! I sandwiched my nectarine sorbet between two cardamom ice box cookies.  I have to admit it was a pretty cool treat for a summer afternoon. Once again I attempted to photograph the sorbet before it melts into a puddle. Of course […]

Blueberry Sorbet with Lavender Cookies

Blueberry Sorbet, the second in my summer sorbet series, try saying that tongue twister a few times in a row! Even I didn’t know that I had a summer sorbet series going until just now, such a closely guarded secret. I was thinking about blueberry ice cream when I saw the pile of blueberries at […]

Cantaloupe Sweet Basil Sorbet with Toasted Almond Sandies

I found the most beautiful Tuscan style cantaloupes at Oliver’s market in Santa Rosa over the fourth of July weekend. They are distinctive looking with deep grooves and a more oval shape than a regular cantaloupe. They have a deep orange color, a sweet aroma and flavor. I’ve been reading all kinds of recipes for […]