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  • TVFGI’s 10 Most Popular Summer Recipes

    Do you ever get overwhelmed by all the recipes out there?  With so many choices and so little time this season, I’ve gathered together tvfgi’s 10 most popular summer recipes to…

  • May Lilac Recipes

    May Lilac Recipes ~ the delicate blossoms of lilacs are beautiful, the fragrance is sweet and haunting…but did you also know that the flowers are edible?  Make the most of their…

  • Classic Victoria Sponge Cake Recipe

    Classic Victoria Sponge Cake Recipe ~ this Victoria Sponge, aka Victoria Sandwich, is a British afternoon tea cake made with fresh whipped cream and raspberry jam sandwiched between two layers of…

  • Strawberries and Cream Tart

    Strawberries and Cream Tart ~ a simple spring dessert with an easygoing elegance.  This is a go-to recipe when you’ve got last minute guests, or just want to amp up the…

  • breaking apart a piece of rhubarb breakfast cake

    Easy Rhubarb Breakfast Cake

    My Rhubarb Breakfast Cake is a classic, puffed up, fruity snack cake ~ the kind your grandma made, if you were lucky.  It’s packed with jammy bits of sweet/tart rhubarb and…

  • Instant Pot Rosé Risotto and 9 other Rosé Recipes

    Instant Pot Rosé Risotto and 9 other Rosé Recipes ~ it’s all about the wonderful world of Rosé today, with lots of Valentine worthy inspiration, including a unique rosé wine infused…

  • What to Bake Now: Birthday Cakes!

    It’s my birthday, and I’ve got birthday cakes on the brain!  Everybody’s got their own idea about what makes a cake a birthday cake, but first and foremost, it has to…

  • The ULTIMATE Guide to Freezer Jam ~ put away the big canning pot, the tongs, and all that pesky canning equipment, freezer jam is so much easier! Get your creative juices flowing with this collection of the world’s best freezer jam recipes ~ I’ve organized them by season, so you’ll never be without something wonderful to spread on your morning toast!

    The ULTIMATE Guide to Freezer Jam

    The ULTIMATE Guide to Freezer Jam ~ put away the big canning pot, the tongs, and all that pesky canning equipment, freezer jam is so much easier!  Get your creative juices…

  • Fire Roasted Salsa Negra (black salsa)

    Fire Roasted Salsa Negra ~ this intense Mexican black salsa is made with roasted tomatoes and peppers for a deep dark color and a gutsy flavor.  Caution, this recipe involves playing…

  • Grilled Chicken with Peach Jalapeno Salsa ~ this lightning quick meal is low calorie, low fat, low carb, gluten free, Whole 30 and Paleo compliant, and Weight Watchers friendly. Or, to put it another way, it’s healthy and insanely delicious.

    Grilled Chicken with Peach Jalapeño Salsa

    Grilled Chicken with Peach Jalapeño Salsa ~ this lightning quick meal is low calorie, low fat, low carb, gluten free, Whole 30 and Paleo compliant, not to mention Weight Watchers friendly. …

  • Blueberry Peach Crumble Pie ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Easy Blueberry Peach Crumble Pie

    Blueberry Peach Crumble Pie is an easygoing and completely foolproof dessert in the laid back spirit of late summer.  Customize it to your favorite fruit, or what you’ve got on hand. …

  • Blueberry Lemon Shortcake ~ this yummy variation on the summertime classic will win you over with its juicy blueberries tumbling over a moist lemony cake ~ plus I'll show you how to shake up the best whipped cream right in a mason jar!

    Blueberry Lemon Shortcake

    Blueberry Lemon Shortcake ~ this yummy variation on the summertime classic  will win you over with its juicy blueberries tumbling over a moist lemony cake ~ plus I’ll show you how…

  • No Churn Pineapple Chile Sorbet

    No Churn Pineapple Chile Sorbet ~ just a few healthy ingredients and a blender make a uniquely refreshing sorbet ~ the flavor inspiration comes straight from the fruit carts of Mexico. …

  • Papaya breakfast boat with yogurt and fruit

    Papaya Breakfast Boats

    Papaya Breakfast Boats ~ breakfast just got a whole lot more healthy, and interesting, with gorgeous tropical papaya filled to the brim with non dairy yogurt and colorful fresh fruit.…

  • Mutton Pie from Historic Food

    25 Amazing Pie Crusts

    25 Amazing Pie Crusts ~ lots of incredible pie crusts to inspire all your holiday baking and beyond…so tie on your aprons and let’s get rolling……

  • Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Lemon Poppy Seed Salad Dressing

    Lemon Poppy Seed Salad Dressing – 5 everyday ingredients that add up to one powerhouse secret weapon in the kitchen – this lemon vinaigrette wakes up almost anything with a blast…

  • Melon Breakfast Bowls

    Melon Breakfast Bowls are colorful, healthy, and fun — you simply can’t have a bad day when you start it with creamy yogurt piled in half a melon and topped with…

  • How to Make Homemade Fruit Liqueur --- my special method results in intense fruity flavor and stunningly gorgeous colors! theviewfromgreatisland.com

    How to Make Homemade Fruit Liqueur

    How to Make Homemade Fruit Liqueur — I’ve come up with a quick and easy technique that results in the most intense fresh fruity flavor, and the best part?  This homemade…

  • Spicy Fruit Salsa is the perfect healthy accompanyment to grilled fish, meats, and chicken --- it's packed with flavor and looks so festive! | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Spicy Fruit Salsa

    I consider salsa to be one of the basic food groups, you can’t beat it for explosive flavor and visual appeal… I crave new and exciting versions every season, and this…

  • Tart and light as air No Bake Rhubarb Dream Bars

    No Bake Rhubarb Dream Bars

    No Bake Rhubarb Dream Bars are light as air treats flushed with a hint of pink from the season’s first rhubarb.  This easy no bake dessert is always a hit, eat…

  • Infused water

    How to Make Healthy Infused Water

    How to Make Healthy Infused Water ~ we all know it’s important to drink lots of water, but it’s not always easy!  I’ll show you how to make your own flavor-infused…

  • 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…

  • banana walnut scones with browned butter glaze

    Banana Walnut Scones with Browned Butter Icing

    Moist and tender Banana Walnut Scones with Browned Butter Icing might just be the most comforting breakfast on the planet! I know, you don’t have to tell me, I posted two…

  • easy white chocolate dipped strawnerries

    Easy Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

    Easy Chocolate Dipped Strawberries ~ this classic spring and summer dessert is healthy and lots of fun to do.  Use long stemmed strawberries and your favorite chocolate for a stunning treat. …

  • strawberry, lime and coconut Cinco de Mayo Popsicles

    Cinco de Mayo Popsicles

    The fresh flavors of strawberry, coconut and lime make up the festive stripes of these Cinco de Mayo themed popsicles.  They’ll put a smile on everybody’s face and they aren’t at…

  • Homemade clotted cream

    How to Make Clotted Cream

    Homemade Clotted Cream ~ (aka Devonshire or Cornish Cream) this luxurious spreadable cream is a must for afternoon tea and scones, but no need to buy those pricey little imported bottles,…

  • DIY Mascarpone Cheese

    How to Make Homemade Mascarpone Cheese

    Creamy homemade mascarpone cheese is an easy homemade cheese that’s fun to make right in your own kitchen — use it in all sorts of authentic Italian recipes, both sweet and…

  • a slice of apricot pie

    Fresh Apricot Pie

    Fresh Apricot Pie ~ is there anything that says summer more than a big slice of juicy fruit pie?  This fresh apricot pie with lots of sweet/tart apricots piled into a…

  • Simple Greek Style Baked Fish

    Simple Greek Style Baked Fish

    Simple Greek Style Baked Fish ~ this is a vibrant example of the healthy Mediterranean diet, it’s low in calories, high in nutrients, and drop dead gorgeous!…

  • 3 Minute Microwave Jam | The View From Great Island 4

    3-Minute No Sugar Microwave Jam

    3-Minute No Sugar Microwave Jam ~ this amazingly fresh and vibrant jam is made in just minutes in the microwave, without any of the muss and fuss associated with traditional jam…

  • Whole Fruit Popsicles | The View from Great Island 8

    Whole Fruit Popsicles

    Whole Fruit Popsicles are a healthy, low calorie, low carb snack or dessert for kids of all ages!…

  • rhubarb crumb bars 13

    Rhubarb Crumb Bars

    These easy Rhubarb Crumb Bars are the very first thing I bake when I see the first rhubarb of the season.  The tangy rhubarb filling sandwiched between a butter oat crumb…

  • Easy French Apple Jam Recipe

    This unique small batch Easy French Apple Jam Recipe is simple to make, has a gorgeous golden color, a fresh apple flavor, a chunky texture, and a surprise hint of spice…

  • Apricot Turnovers

    Apricot Turnovers are made quick and easy with frozen puff pastry dough and fresh apricots ~ use your favorite jam in place of fresh fruit for an even faster treat!…

  • Papaya Salsa

    Papaya Salsa ~ this juicy tropical salsa is equally at home with a bag of chips as it is at the side of a great steak ~ make a big batch…

  • Fresh Raspberry Vinegar

    Fresh Raspberry Vinegar ~ the intense fresh berry flavor of this homemade vinegar is going to wake up your salads, and so much more!…

  • 5 Fruity Salad Dressing Recipes

    5 Fruity Salad Dressing Recipes ~ a great salad dressing can make even a pile of lettuce exciting, and these dressings are so good you almost want to eat them on…

  • Quick Plum Sticky Buns

    Yes, I said quick.  Really quick.  Is 30 minutes from start to finish quick enough for you?  The secret is refrigerated crescent dough, which I hardly ever buy, but sometimes it…

  • Roasted Tomato Risotto

    Roasted Tomato Risotto is a simple but luxurious meatless meal that’s naturally gluten free and delicious.…

  • Roasted Tomatillo and Corn Salsa

    8 Fresh Salsas for Cinco de Mayo

    8 Fresh Salsas for Cinco de Mayo ~ celebrate the season with these fresh juicy salsas, just add friends, margaritas, and plenty of chips!…

  • Bitter Orange Marmalade

    Bitter Orange Marmalade is a sophisticated jam made with a shot of whiskey, Irish style!  It pairs perfectly with thick slices of toast, biscuits, and English muffins.…

  • Essential Kitchen Tools, Spring/Summer Edition

    Some gadgets clank around in the the cabinet and never see the light of day— but others become invaluable tools, Here are a few that you might not already have in…

  • Meyer Lemon Macadamia Crumble Squares

    Meyer Lemon Macadamia Crumble Squares is a buttery shortbread recipe bursting with the unique floral citrus flavor of Meyer lemons and the crunch of  macadamia nuts.…

  • Mini Shrimp Rolls with Homemade Plum Sauce

    Mini Shrimp Rolls with Homemade Plum Sauce ~ these impossibly crisp little rolls are filled with tender shrimp, fresh ginger, and spring onion, and then served with an equally amazing tangy…

  • Chai Latte Scones

    Chai Latte Scones ~ chai is a spiced milk tea from India that’s made with the most wonderful mix of warm spices ~ and I’ve baked them right into these buttery…

  • Classic Caprese Salad

    A Classic Caprese Salad needs no introduction, no fanfare, and no recipe, for that matter.  All that’s required is some great tomatoes, fresh basil, a chunk of fresh mozzarella, and fabulous…

  • Chicken Pakora with Plum Chutney

    Chicken Pakora with Plum Chutney — an authentic Indian recipe that’s been one of our favorite take out dishes.  The crispy chickpea battered chicken and vibrant plum chutney is irresistible!…

  • Habanero Peach Jam

    Habanero Peach Jam ~  This epic hot pepper jam isn’t for your morning toast, it’s for the cocktail hour — with some fluffy cream cheese and a crisp cracker,  it’s positively…

  • Cocoa Buttermilk Pancakes with Strawberries

    Cocoa Buttermilk Pancakes with Strawberries ~ these fun chocolatey pancakes topped with strawberries will help get any day off to a festive and delicious start!…