Apple Rhubarb Crisp Recipe

When I went up to Vermont last week to see my parents I was overcome with jealousy over my dad's rhubarb plants.  I have a transplant that he sent me several years ago growing in a shady spot of the yard but it is nowhere near as big as the one in dad's garden.  Probably because the temperature here in Georgia is just not ideal for growing rhubarb.  But dad also said that rhubarb is a very nutrient greedy plant so maybe I just don't fertilize it enough?  Mom made a strawberry rhubarb pie for dessert one night that was absolutely delicious and … [Read more...]

Strawberry Rhubarb Milkshake Recipe

One of my children's favorite summer treats is a milkshake.  They beg me constantly to visit an assortment of fast food restaurants and diners just so they can indulge in one.  I am all for a good milkshake every once in a while but have found that a lot of the quick and easy drive in places don't use very high quality ingredients!  A good milkshake recipe requires very few things and I decided to come up with a classic summer flavor from a few simple ingredients I had on hand.  Nothing says summer like strawberries and … [Read more...]

Strawberry Rhubarb Summer Cocktail Recipe

This easy summer cocktail recipe has been sponsored by Prairie Organic Spirits but all opinions expressed here are my own. If you are looking for summer cocktails,  you need to think about what flavors are in season before you start looking for recipes.  In my mind, winter cocktails are heavier and often cream based.  When I think about simple summer cocktails I usually think light, refreshing, and often fizzy!  A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post all about how to infuse vodka with different flavors.  I decided to … [Read more...]