Lemon Italian Ice

If you want the flavor of real lemons, something that’s satisfyingly tangy and light, this is an easy option you can make anytime you have a little space open in your freezer.

Lemon-Orange Ice Cream

Fruit + Milk + Sugar = Summer? This recipes is simple to make and tastes light, fresh, creamy, and tart all at once. It’s the perfect summer dish for a hot day.

Cranberry Mojitos

This is a great holiday cocktail recipe: easy to make by the pitcher, naturally colorful (bright red & green!), and flavorful enough to attract people who may not normally like cocktails. There’s a little over 2 oz. of rum per serving, which is on the light side for a cocktail this size. Still, you might…

Citrus Sukkot Cake

Here’s another cake recipe, this one a nice bright moist lemon cake. I like cakes that don’t require frosting because they’re tasty enough on their own, though this is more like a pound cake anyway.

Delicious Summer Salads

I love salads that are packed with colorful fresh fruit or vegetables, but easy to make ahead and keep in the fridge. They’re handy for events or just when you want to make them to eat for several days. These salads, Tropical Fruit with Honey-Mint Dressing and Black Bean Corn Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing,…

Marbled Chocolate Orange Cake

This was one of those cakes that had me struggling not to lick my fingers as I mixed it up, going back for seconds right after the first slice, then eating every crumb off the platter after everyone else had their portions. I didn’t lick the platter clean, but then I was at church. Obviously…

Orange-Vanilla French Toast

I’m fine with basic french toast, but this is a step above – fragrant with orange juice & vanilla, with a creamy batter that balances great with sourdough bread.