Strawberry Shortcake

It’s strawberry season in Pennsylvania! A few weeks ago I visited my family in Northeastern PA and we decided to go picking–with the kids. Have you ever gone strawberry picking with three toddlers? Neither have I. It was an interesting experience to say the least, but we all had fun. There was a lot more…

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!  For a surprise I made Dave (and me!) chocolate covered fruit, with a little twist. Anjou Pears, Blood Oranges, Strawberries and Pineapples with dark chocolate… I sprinkled equal parts sugar with a savory ingredient such as cardamon, chili, cinnamon. I also seasoned some of them with fresh ground black pepper and himalayan…