Persimmon-Ginger-Sweet n’ Sour Chicken & Broccoli

Persimmon-Ginger-Sweet n’ Sour Chicken & Broccoli

The star of this stir fry is my "Persimmon-Ginger-Sweet n' Sour Sauce" which you need to make first. Fuyu persimmons have a very short harvest season, lasting about a month in the fall. However, the sauce can be preserved to enjoy throughout the year in recipes such...
Johnny Walker’s Fantasy

Johnny Walker’s Fantasy

Honestly, what’s Butterscotch pudding without the Scotch?! This is my own creation of Butterscotch Pudding layered with Scotch infused Mousse and sprinkled with Smoked Almonds. The Smoked Almonds not only add texture, but that hint of saltiness that just… well,...
Chicken & Mushroom Stew with Dumplings

Chicken & Mushroom Stew with Dumplings

There are certain foods that you will never forget… one of mine is my Aunt Betty’s dumplings!! Before I was a teenager, I remember going to the ‘Hunting Ranch’ during deer season… I’ve never really been a hunter, but I’ve always loved food and my aunt’s dumplings were...
Strawberry Daiquiri Trifle

Strawberry Daiquiri Trifle

With the smell of sweet locally grown strawberries calling… I stopped in at a local roadside stand. By the time I got them home, I was dreaming of a fresh Strawberry Daiquiri… so... you can have your drink and eat it too… “Strawberry Daiquiri Trifle”…...