Category Archives: Edible Flowers

Luscious Libations: Elaine’s Pear Martini Recipe

By Elaine Magliaro This is a good autumn/winter cocktail. INGREDIENTS 2 parts vodka (pear vodka, if you have it) 2 parts pear puree* 1 part pear liqueur (I use Mathilde Poire Liqueur) 1 part freshly squeezed lemon juice, strained 1 … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

by Gene Howington Thanksgiving is (no matter what one thinks of the origins of the holiday) a time to do something many often neglect in their daily lives: reflect and be grateful for the good things in their lives.  A … Continue reading

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A Taste of Bermuda: A Recipe for Rum Swizzles

  By Elaine Magliaro   I hadn’t enjoyed drinking a Rum Swizzle since 1969–the year my husband and I honeymooned in Bermuda–when I got the idea to search for recipes for the cocktail on the Internet recently. I selected one recipe that I tweaked a … Continue reading

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Edible Flowers: Gene’s Quick Chili

by Gene Howington Fall is here and it’s chili time.  I like all kinds of it too.  Traditional red, New Mexico red, New Mexico green, with beans, without, so long as it’s rich and warm when the weather turns cool.  … Continue reading

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Edible Flowers: Slap Ya Mama Spice Mix

by GENE HOWINGTON To those who know me, it comes as no surprise that blackened fish or chicken and in general Cajun and Creole cooking are part of the wheelhouse.  It also comes as no surprise that when it comes … Continue reading

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EDIBLE FLOWERS: A Recipe for Elaine’s Champagne Mango Martini

BY ELAINE MAGLIARO               I LOVE champagne mangoes. When they’re available in our local market, I buy a half dozen or so. I like to keep them on hand to eat as a snack … Continue reading

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EDIBLE FLOWERS: A Recipe for a Moist and Delicious Almond Cake with Raspberry Sauce

SUBMITTED BY ELAINE MAGLIARO             ALMOND CAKE WITH RASPBERRY SAUCE For the Cake One stick of unsalted butter, at room temperature 7-ounce package of almond paste (sold in cellophane tubes)—broken into small pieces 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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