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Spring

  • The BEST Spring Radish Recipes!

    Ravishing Radishes ~ they’ve been around for ages, but they’ve only recently moved up to the cool kids’ table and now they’re on chic menus everywhere.  Here are some of my…

  • Girl holding a slice of Strawberry Buttermilk Cake

    Strawberry Buttermilk Cake

    The first words out of my daughter’s mouth after she took a bite of this fresh Strawberry Buttermilk Cake?  “Wow ~ this is the best cake I’ve ever had!”  She’s right,…

  • 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…

  • A mini bud vase made from an eggshell, filled with flowers

    How to make Eggshell Pots and Planters!

    How to make Eggshell Pots and Planters! ~ simple eggshells can be used to make the most enchanting floral arrangements for Easter brunch and springtime entertaining.  Skip the pricey florist and…

  • 21 Traditional Easter Bread Recipes

    21 Traditional Easter Bread Recipes ~ because Easter isn’t all eggs and bunnies.  These beautiful Easter loaves come from all over the globe, each bringing their own particular spin on a…

  • chopped asparagus salad

    Chopped Asparagus Salad Recipe

    Make my Chopped Asparagus Salad recipe when the spring asparagus is plentiful and cheap, and you’re craving a bit of fresh crunch in your life after a long winter.  This cold…

  • Fresh Asparagus Blender Soup

    I make this Fresh Asparagus Soup so easily in the blender.  There’s no long cooking involved so this healthy soup stays bright and flavorful (all the vitamins remain right in the…

  • Spring Tonic Carrot Soup

    Spring Tonic Carrot Soup ~ a vibrant raw soup packed with beta carotene and Vitamin A that’ll kick start you into the new season ~ are you ready?…

  • Honeysuckle Vodka Lemonade ~ this uniquely refreshing spring cocktail is made with homemade honeysuckle infused vodka and fresh squeezed lemonade...| vodka | summer cocktail | infused alcohol | edible flowers | Mother's Day | spring cocktail | vodka |

    Honeysuckle Vodka Lemonade

    Honeysuckle Vodka Lemonade ~ this unique spring cocktail is made with homemade honeysuckle infused vodka and fresh squeezed lemonade…it’s a super refreshing conversation starter, and the honeysuckle vodka is ready in…

  • 7 Tips for Show Stopping Salads

    7 Tips for Show Stopping Salads

    7 Tips for Show Stopping Salads ~ take your salad from so-so to stunning with a few secrets I’ve learned over the years.  When something looks this fabulous and fresh it’s…

  • A recipe for a gorgeous swirled chocolate bark candy

    Marbleized Chocolate Bark

    Marbleized Chocolate Bark — this colorful homemade chocolate bark is kind of like finger painting in the kitchen, but you get something delicious to eat when it’s all done!…

  • glazed strawberry shortcake scone

    Strawberry Shortcake Scones

    Strawberry Shortcake Scones are the ultimate breakfast treat, with tons of juicy fresh strawberries tucked inside a flaky tender pastry.  These pretty strawberry scones will be a guaranteed hit for a…

  • strawberry rhubarb skillet cobbler

    Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler

    Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler ~ it’s one of the joys of the season, with juicy ruby red strawberries and rhubarb bubbling up around a flaky biscuit dough, what are you waiting for?…

  • honeysuckle ice cream

    Honeysuckle Ice Cream

    My Honeysuckle Ice Cream is an easy homemade ice cream infused with the delicate flavor of honeysuckle!  Serve it alone, or with any of your favorite spring desserts.…

  • 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…

  • Spring Kale and Herb Salad with edible flowers

    Purple Kale and Pansy Salad

    Purple Kale and Pansy Salad ~ edible flowers like colorful pansies can turn a salad from so-so to sensational.  Use them as a garnish on all kinds of dishes this spring!…

  • sunny lemon soup with chicken and couscous

    Lemon Soup with Chicken and Israeli Couscous

    Lemon Soup with Chicken and Israeli Couscous ~ this creamy lemon soup is based on the classic Greek avgolemono soup, the broth is thickened with egg yolks only, and the flavor…

  • Greek Style Stuffed Artichokes

    Greek Style Stuffed Artichokes

    Greek Style Stuffed Artichokes are super healthy and super delicious ~ even if you’ve never cooked one before, I’ll take you through the process step by step ~ these are too…

  • Spring Green Risotto | The View from Great Island

    Spring Green Risotto with Peas, Asparagus and Fennel

    Spring Green Risotto with Peas, Asparagus and Fennel ~ this healthy risotto recipe with fresh spring vegetables will have you dreaming of spring!  It makes a naturally gluten free side dish…

  • Lemon Panna Cotta | The View from Great Island 3

    Lemon Panna Cotta

    This light Lemon Panna Cotta is the perfect early spring dessert, it’s no-bake, super simple, and easy to adjust for dairy free and vegan!…

  • Honeysuckle Iced Tea 2

    Honeysuckle Iced Tea

    Honeysuckle Iced Tea ~ this sweet, floral, and refreshing drink made from honeysuckle blossoms is the perfect thing to sip on a warm summer day!…

  • Quick and Easy Spring Flower Cookies 3

    Easy Jelly Bean Flower Cookies

    Easy Jelly Bean Flower Cookies ~ a quick and easy springtime slice and bake sugar cookie that kids can do themselves! Great for Easter and Mother’s Day. If you need a…

  • Asparagus Roasted with Blood Oranges 7

    Asparagus Roasted with Blood Oranges

    Asparagus roasted with blood oranges is a side dish that’s as easy and healthy and it is gorgeous.  I love the pretty combination of the fresh green with the blood oranges…

  • How to make flower ice cubes 17

    Edible Flower Ice Cubes

    Edible Flower Ice Cubes ~ fresh edible blossoms frozen right into cubes of ice dress up cocktails, soda, or plain water. Up your beverage game this season with the prettiest ice cubes…

  • The Rhubarb Spring Fling Rum Cocktail

    The Rhubarb Spring Fling Rum Cocktail is a fruity rum cocktail made with homemade rhubarb simple syrup that makes every day feel like the first day of Spring!…

  • Asparagus Gratin

    This Asparagus Gratin is a luxurious and comforting side dish with a decidedly French accent!  It’s equally good as part of a fancy spring feast, or a quiet dinner for two.…