Whenever I hit up my local farmer’s market, I’m always so tempted to snag myself some figs and just head for the hills to devour them whole. The biggest turn-off about a fig? The price tag. I don’t know about you, but I can’t justify spending $8 a basket on 6 or 7 beauties, no matter how perfectly ripe and tasty they happen to be. Luckily for me, I made a discovery last month that I have been waiting patiently to come to fruition (hah, get it): My neighbor’s fig tree….
When it comes to fruit, I am pretty darn addicted to strawberries. I will buy a flat off the side of the road on the way home and by the time I walk in the door, there is nothing but little green tops left. …
I’ve recently become obsessed with all things panna cotta and am determined to perfect the art of its creamy gelatin goodness. Panna cotta has long been one of my favorite dessert items at restaurants because it isn’t super duper heavy and usually comes with a good amount of fruit in tow, which always appeals to me. Usually the beloved panna cotta is made using a mold and is popped out onto your plate once it fully sets….
For this year’s Father’s Day dessert, I wanted to make something that wasn’t massively time consuming but that would be a great compliment to the rack of lamb that I was planning on making as the main dish. Last year I tackled the crème brûlée, which was a lot of fun, but this year I wanted to make a dessert that was equally as crowd pleasing but not nearly as heavy and regret-inducing….