I purchased some fresh blackberries by mistake last week. I love the flavor of blackberries so I browsed through my recipe files to find a way use the berries. After a long search, I ended up combining several recipes–a sweet pie crust with a custard and fruit filling. Now it is a delicious blackberry custard tart. Continue reading
Valentine’s Day deserves an extra special dessert. While any chocolate dessert is my favorite, I opted to create something unique in my kitchen this year: Brandied Blackberry Ice Cream with Heart-Shaped Sugar Cookies. Serve the ice cream in an antique Haviland china bowl and share with someone special – in this case our family’s grandmother. My husband’s mother, grandma Jeanne, aged 90 years, discovered MegaBus service and rode in from Houston this weekend to attend my daughter’s double-bass music competition here in Baton Rouge.