Spiced Parsnip Cupcakes

Photo Credit: Romulo Yanes, 2012   It can be a challenge to get both kids and adults to get a few more vegetables in their diets. Whereas most people love carrots, these rich, moist cupcakes take everything you love about carrot cake to the next level, thanks to the sweet spiciness of parsnips and warm, … Continue reading Spiced Parsnip Cupcakes


What Can You Do With a Parsnip?

A Word About Parsnips Sweet in flavor and robust in feel, parsnips are often the first vegetable to scoffed at when used in a side dish. However, for the frugal home cook, they can be used and stretch much further than being simply roasted in chunks. Like their relative carrots, parsnips can be used in … Continue reading What Can You Do With a Parsnip?

Lemon Flower Ice Cream

     Photo Credit: Claire Thomas, The Kitchy Kitchen, 2019. Myra Michelle, my friend since our middle school days, is the 5xs, great- granddaughter of one of France's most famous authors,  Alexandre Dumas (père) (1802-1870) , who wrote classics such as "The Three Muskateers" and "The Count of Monte Cristo". He  was also an exceptional cook and epicure. Dumas was a … Continue reading Lemon Flower Ice Cream