Blueberry Scoop Scones–H is for Healdsburg

I know, I know. This does not look like California. It is a rainy day in the Hammock with just a little California dreaming. Memories of Healdsburg and my niece’s wedding up in the hills above Healdsburg reminded me of our L & M Motel breakfast blueberry scones. They were warm and ready every day …

It Better Be Baklava–G is for Greece

It’s too soon for a trip to Greece, but I’m feeling optimistic while sitting on my Hammock, Florida front porch on a mild spring day, with the scent of lemon blossoms boding a good crop this year, and the end of the Pandemic a real possibility. Some of us may even visit Greece soon. Their …

Viennese Coffee Cake–A is for Austria

I have decided to take you on a brief trip down memory lane to Austria after this text exchange with my two sisters last week: N – I must admit, I really do miss not having taken a real vacation this year… Ah, well, maybe next year. L –  We keep looking at the Viking cruise …

Mango Pineapple Hammock Island Salsa

  A few weeks ago I put this teaser photo on our Hammock Homemade Facebook Group page.  Of course, the chips were particularly intriguing for their cheerful colors.  However, it was the mango pineapple salsa that I had just created that was my inspiration. I used to whip up fresh salsas when we were in …