Category: Foodie Friday

Central Kansas: Carriage Crossing

If you want to know what sparked this most recent trip to Kansas it was the lure of the cinnamon rolls served at Carriage Crossing in Yoder, Kansas. As much of a myth a face sized cinnamon rolls may seem, these aren’t. What they are is delicious. I didn’t even order my own, I snagged

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Lemon-Berry Meringues

Last summer I found a Lemon Balm-Blackberry Meringue recipe and loved it. I tried that one and a Strawberry-Basil Meringue variation. Both of them were delicious. This summer I tried a couple of different variations and I think I found a new favorite. Use this meringue recipe but substitute the lemon balm for the zest of

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Lemon Blueberry French Toast

I love a good savory breakfast but sometimes you need something sweet. What could be better than homemade lemon-blueberry bread turned into French toast topped with a fresh berry compote and homemade whipped cream? The answer: not a whole lot. The recipes are an explosion of flavor that will leave you wanting more and groaning

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Lavender Blueberry Lemonade

This summer has been hot to say the least and nothing is better on a hot day than a glass of cold lemonade. Dressing up a glass of fresh squeezed lemonade is easy with a simple syrup. Start off by making the Blueberry-Lavender Simple Syrup so that it has time to cool. I found this

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Summer Lavender Cooking Series

I love trying new recipes and not being able to travel as much has given me plenty of time to work on new flavors. After visiting the Hill Country Lavender Farm in June I decided to incorporate more lavender into my cooking. The results have been fantastic. To start off I made lavender sugar which

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The Shady Llama

I found this beer garden when searching for things to do in Wimberly and it is a must do – even if you don’t drink. They have plenty of non-alcoholic options. They serve a selection of local beer and wine along with some fun and delicious mocktails. The Shady Llama is a large outdoor beer

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