All month long we’re celebrating strawberries, and what goes better with that juicy red berry than chocolate. These rolls get a double dose of chocolate from both cocoa powder and dark chocolate chunks. Filled with fresh strawberries and topped with a simple glaze of strawberry jam, it’s the perfect match.
Strawberry Rosé Granita was a bonus recipe from awhile back. But it is so refreshing and the perfect make ahead summer dessert that we decided to bring it back as a permanent recipe. We also added in a blueberry version with limoncello and white wine. Hello summertime!
Granita is an easy frozen treat that doesn’t require an ice cream maker. Just a pan, fork and a little periodic scraping. If you don’t have the juicer/strainer attachment, you could also puree the berries in the blender attachment and then strain through a fine mesh strainer to remove seeds. But if you love berries as much as my family does, it is a great attachment! Also excellent for turning bumper crops of tomatoes into sauce during the summer, and apples into applesauce when autumn comes around.
Welcome to the kickoff of our holiday baking series! I absolutely adore Christmas. It is the one holiday that I will unabashedly decorate my house for, drag my family to holiday events around town, and bake enough cookies to feed an army. I created a cookie this year just for my daughter, Thora, who loves all things pink and strawberry flavored. I am not a fan of food coloring, so I am always looking for creative ways to add color to her cookies. Inspiration hit when I was tossing a couple bags of freeze-dried strawberries into the grocery cart.