What’s in season

Enjoy the flavors of the season all year long by making your own jams, syrup and preserves! Experiment with combinations of fruit, herbs and spices to create your own unique blends.


Try one of these tasty recipe ideas using berries.


Warm days were made for relaxing outdoors with fresh delicious summer food!

Grill time!

Warmer weather means it’s time for backyard burgers, tender kebabs, sizzling steaks, BBQ ribs, cold refreshing drinks and gatherings of family and friends.

Love my garden

I love gardening so much, it makes my world beautiful. I have a vegetable/herb garden, flower gardens, fruit trees and berries. When I am outside I feel happy, too bad we don’t have nice weather all year but when we do, we are gardening! 😉

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Snapshots from life

Between cooking and photography I actually have a life ))) Take a look at some photos and other things that I have been up to.


Fall is in the air!

Have you felt the slight crispness in the air and cooler nights? Do you enjoy watching the colorful leaves? There is always a part of me that is sad to see summer ready to leave, I don’t like the time change and the sun setting early, and the cold air reminds me that winter will come soon. But I...
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Ravioli with Mushroom Cream Sauce

Filling for ravioli can be very different: vegetables, meat, mushrooms, cheese, fish or seafood. Ravioli can be a dessert dish too if they are prepared with a sweet filling like fruit or berries. This time I made ravioli with pork meat. I also made two sauces, a mushroom sauce and a tomato sauce. Here is a recipe with a mushroom...
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Roasted Marinated Peppers

This spicy appetizer is a great idea for a party. They can be stored in the marinade for about a week in the refrigerator if you cook them in high quantities. Good served with fish or meat. I usually use red or yellow bell peppers....
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Salad with Tomatoes and Peppers

Fresh, fragrant and tasty salad, with a slight bite of chili pepper and a pleasant tartness of capers, very easy to prepare. Dry the bread or fry it in a dry frying pan. If you don't have capers, you can add finely chopped anchovies or feta cheese. Sometimes I add mozzarella cheese as well....
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Ceviche is a Latin American dish of raw fish or seafood marinated in citrus juice. Every Latin American country has given ceviche their own unique take and style. In Peru, it is served with slices of cold sweet potatoes or corn, and in Ecuador – with popcorn, potato chips, nuts, and corn, where as in Mexico, we ate ceviche...
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