Juniper Pickled Beets and BBQ Meatloaf for Cruise Night 2013

I love pickled beets, and I had some juniper berries laying around, so I added them to my pickling solution. I made BBQ meatloaf to go with it. Perfect for Cruise Night! Continue reading

Red Velvet Cake with Mocha Cream Frosting

A unique recipe for Southern Red Velvet Cake. This is not one of those dense, flavorless cakes with a greasy frosting having nary a bit of real cream cheese, whose only connection to real Red Velvet Cake is an over abundance of red food coloring. Continue reading

Balsamic Strawberry and Blueberry Trifle with Lemon Cream for 4th of July

For 4th of July, I made a heavenly trifle with balsamic vinegar macerated strawberries, blueberries, and a delightful lemon cream made from cream cheese and whipping cream. Continue reading

Hot Tin Roof Salad – Composed Grilled Steak Salad

This is a great salad to make on a hot summer day. You don’t even have to get your kitchen hot – just grill the steak and vegetables on the grill. Enjoy the salad with a nice glass of red wine. Continue reading