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  • Grapefruit Blossom Pot de Creme

    Grapefruit Blossom Pot de Creme is delicately infused with the essence of spring — if you can’t get citrus blossoms, try lilac,  jasmine, honeysuckle, or elderberry. Spring is around the corner…in…

  • simple salted caramel pot de creme

    Salted Caramel Pot de Crème

    Salted Caramel Pot de Crème ~ I bake this luxuriously comforting custard dessert right in my cutest Weck jars!…

  • Pumpkin Pot de Creme in vintage punch glasses with whipped cream

    Pumpkin Pot de Crème

    Pumpkin Pot de Crème ~ these lovely pumpkin custards are silky and perfectly spiced ~ they’re a welcome light dessert after a heavy holiday meal.  Who needs pumpkin pie? …

  • fresh cherry dessert sauce on ice cream

    Fresh Cherry Dessert Sauce

    Fresh Cherry Dessert Sauce for ice cream, cheesecake, and more ~ no cans, no jars, nothing frozen ~ just Mother Nature’s finest, and it takes just minutes to make (ok, you…

  • Grapefruit Blossom Pot de Creme is an elegant dessert infused with the essence of spring

    Spring Botanical Desserts

    Celebrate the start of the new season with these Spring Botanical Desserts ~ edible blossoms, tender herbs, and even wild spring greens like nettles or dandelions enhance these unique recipes.  …

  • Strawberries and Cream Pots

    Strawberries and Cream Pots (no bake)

    Strawberries and Cream Pots garnished with edible flowers ~ a dreamy no bake strawberry pot de créme made quick and easy on the stove top.  This spring dessert showcases the timeless…

  • hands holding a glass bowl with cocoa powder and a chocolate truffle

    5 fall desserts that will make you swoon

    5 fall desserts that will make you swoon ~ 5 of my favorite easy desserts guaranteed to make you weak at the knees…better be sitting down for this one, just in…

  • Irish Cream liqueur made from scratch

    How to Make Homemade Irish Cream (VIDEO)

    How to Make Homemade Irish Cream ~ this diy Irish Cream is a perfect copy cat of one of my favorite liqueurs.  It’s dangerously delicious, and ridiculously easy to make.  Mix…

  • spicy chocolate heart cookies

    Smoldering Heart Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

    Smoldering Heart Chocolate Shortbread Cookies ~ these deep dark chocolate shortbread cookies have a spicy secret ingredient: cayenne pepper!  Just a touch adds some real heat to these smoldering hearts……

  • Homemade Crème Fraîche

    Homemade Crème Fraîche ~ with just 2 ingredients you can make your own thick and creamy crème fraîche ~ no more last minute trips to the supermarket to buy one of…

  • Sweet Potato Spears with Lemongrass Dip

    Sweet Potato Spears with Lemongrass Dip is a healthy appetizer or side dish that lets you indulge without the guilt ~  if you love sweet potato fries, you’ll love these! Do…

  • Will You Marry Me Brownies, sliced with powdered sugar

    Will You Marry Me Brownies

    Will You Marry Me Brownies ~ a simple pan of homemade brownies has won more hearts than any box of bonbons or dozen roses ever could.  This easy chocolate dessert is…

  • What to Eat Now: Citrus

    What to Eat Now: Citrus ~ here are the best citrus recipes on tvfgi to help you make the most of these juicy gems of mid-winter, whether you have access to…

  • The Flavor Forecast for 2018

    The Flavor Forecast for 2018 ~ you might already know the Pantone color of the year (it’s Ultra-Violet), but what about the food trends of 2018?  Here’s what the experts are…

  • How To Make Whipped Cream in a Mason Jar

    This is hands down the best and easiest method for making deliciously fresh homemade whipped cream, and all you need is a some cold cream, and a Mason jar!…

  • homemade candy, Meyer Lemon, Dessert, chocolate

    The 11 Best Reasons to Eat More Dark Chocolate

    The 11 Best Reasons to Eat More Dark Chocolate~ we’re not talking about a candy bar from the check out lane, we’re talking serious chocolate with a cacao content of 70%…

  • How to Make the Best Bourbon Meatballs ever! ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    How to Make the Best Bourbon Meatballs Ever!

    These luscious little Bourbon Meatballs are going to be the hit of your next cocktail party ~ people will flock to the meatballs, but they’ll hang around for the sauce!!…

  • The Top Ten Posts of 2015

    The Top Ten Posts of 2015

    This post is always a lot of fun for me…I get to look back over a year’s worth of hard work and delicious recipes and  trot out a few winners for…

  • Glazed Grapefruit Poppy Seed Cake

    Grapefruit Poppy Seed Cake

    Grapefruit Poppy Seed Cake…can’t you just taste it now? It’s packed to the gills with the essence of fresh grapefruit and positively loaded with poppy seeds. That’s white grapefruit, by the…

  • Baked Buttermilk Doughnuts with Maple Glaze

    One-Bowl Maple Glazed Buttermilk Doughnuts

    One-Bowl Maple Glazed Buttermilk Doughnuts ~ the best invention since sliced bread!  These super easy baked doughnuts are so much healthier than traditional deep fried, too, so go ahead, indulge! A…

  • peach buckle in a cast iron skillet

    The Easiest Peach Buckle Recipe!

    My classic Peach Buckle is made with buttermilk, brown sugar, and a boatload of juicy peaches. This quick one bowl recipe is just what you want in summer when ripe fruit…

  • Colorful Firecracker Chicken in a wok with tongs

    The 16 Best Panda Express Copy Cat Recipes!

    The 16 Best Panda Express Copy Cat Recipes ~ from chow mein and fried rice to everybody’s favorite orange chicken, these restaurant style copy cats are spot on!…

  • Limoncello Cocktails

    The Prettiest Pastel Cocktails for Spring

    The Prettiest Pastel Cocktails for Spring ~ they’re in every color of the rainbow and almost too pretty to sip, but don’t let that hold you back, they’re perfect for your…

  • texas sheet cake

    25 Irresistible Sheet Cakes

    25 Irresistible Sheet Cakes ~ from Texas to Maine and back, sheet cakes are a summer staple and I love them!  Whether it’s a birthday, a barbecue, a wedding, a picnic…

  • Flourless Belgian Chocolate Cake

    This Flourless Belgian Chocolate Cake is a chocolate lover’s dream, and everybody needs a great gluten free chocolate dessert in their recipe repertoire. This easy chocolate cake makes an elegant base…

  • What to Eat Now: Winter Squash

    What to Eat Now: Winter Squash ~ there’s a wonderland of winter squash out there, and it turns out the good eating goes way beyond pumpkin pie.  So let’s get all…

  • Zucchini Latkes with Maple Cranberry Sauce ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Zucchini Latkes with Maple Cranberry Sauce

    Zucchini Latkes with Maple Cranberry Sauce is a colorful twist on a beloved Passover and Hanukkah tradition!  Serve these delicate zucchini fritters for breakfast, or as a side dish, with plenty…

  • Cheesy Hatch Green Chile Dip is the ultimate Big Game appetizer! | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Cheesy Hatch Green Chile Dip

    Cheesy Hatch Green Chile Dip is pretty much the ultimate appetizer for all you chile heads out there who also appreciate the finer points of hot, gooey cheese and the salty…

  • Mexican Street Corn Salad

    Mexican Street Corn Salad

    Mexican Street Corn Salad is a must-try before the summer’s out. It’s patterned after the popular Mexican street food ‘elote’, which is basically seasoned corn on the cob. The corn is…

  • striped juice popsicles

    The Top 100 Popsicles Of All Time

    The Top 100 Popsicles Of All Time ~ popsicles have taken the world by storm over the past several summers, and I bet you’ve finally caved in and bought yourself a…

  • Oatmeal Brulee

    Oatmeal Brûlée

    Oatmeal Brûlée ~ please don’t faint —it might seem like a crazy luxury but it’s no less healthy than regular oatmeal.  That’s because I didn’t add any sugar to the pot,…

  • Chilled Cauliflower and Yogurt Soup 4

    Chilled Cauliflower and Yogurt Soup

    I’m so into chilled soups this year.  I love the pale, creamy colors and the inventive little garnishes.   They’re the perfect way to start a summer meal, and for me they…

  • Chilled Beet Soup Popsicles 6

    Chilled Beet Soup Popsicles

    I’m kicking off the unofficial start of summer with a whole week of new popsicle recipes, tips, and useful links. Homemade popsicles are so incredibly versatile I need an entire week…

  • How to Eat Flowers, Edible Flowers

    25+ Ways to Put Edible Flowers on the Table

    25+ Ways to Put Edible Flowers on the Table ~ flowers are one of the joys of spring time, and they’re also back in vogue as garnishes and ingredients in all…

  • Wild Mushroom Soup

    The famously bland stuff in a can has given mushroom soup a bad name. This Wild Mushroom Soup doesn’t even remotely resemble that gloppy mess. When you make it yourself it’s…

  • Green Cauliflower Soup with Fried Shallots

    It’s hard to resist rainbow colored cauliflower.  If I have the choice between bland white and electric green, orange, or purple, I’m going for the colors every time.  This green cauliflower…

  • super easy rustic pluot tat

    Rustic Pluot Tart

    Have a slice of this Rustic Pluot Tart for breakfast with a good strong cup of coffee.  A dab of creme fraiche couldn’t hurt, either. Pluots are right up there with…

  • Coffee Walnut and Hazelnut Cake

    Coffee Walnut and Hazelnut Cake is a simple, richly flavored, nutty cake in the European tradition.  Pair it with a great cup of coffee and the morning paper.…