Tag Archives: raspberries

Raspberry Ricotta Tart

Tweet If you need another reason to make the fresh raspberry preserves, this is it. There are many times I need to come up with a last minute dish for guests and must forage through the pantry shelves and refrigerator for inspiration. With homemade preserves stashed in the freezer, ricotta¬†and a pie crust, (homemade or […]

Continue Reading

Raspberry Preserves

Tweet I haven’t done traditional canning in years. I much prefer recipes that do not require special equipment, take very little time to prepare and no hot-water-bath for the jars is required. This freezer recipe fits my definition of canning (especially during the hot summer months) perfectly. You can use canning jars, but any clean […]

Continue Reading

Poached Pears with Raspberry Sauce

Tweet Baskets of bright, fresh sweet raspberries from “Bountiful Baskets,” (a grassroots, all volunteer, food Co-op that distributes produce baskets at a substantial savings) led to more than a few raspberry desserts this week (Balsamic Berries, Gelo di Prosecco). After tossing them in salads, I still had enough left to make a raspberry sauce to […]

Continue Reading

Balsamic Berries

Tweet Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale, the richly-flavored, slightly sweet, vinegar, from Modena, Italy, in the Emilia-Romania region, has been enjoyed by Italians for centuries. Balsamic vinegar, a versatile condiment, is an absolute must in my pantry. I use it almost daily in everything from marinades (marinated melanzane) and salads, (tonno e cannellini) to main dishes (balsamic-braised […]

Continue Reading