June 30, 2016–Although I have produced sweet and savory dishes over the past few weeks, I have failed in my duties of bringing disdain and scorn to those of you not able to enjoy these creations. (-:
Attached you will find some of my recent desserts. I never include the other items I prepare because I fear I would lose friends and/or have people asking non-stop if they could visit/move in with me!
June 29, 2016–Mango-Key Lime Tart: Since I still had/have mangos (one of my employees has a tree in his backyard) and I’m heading to Key West this weekend I decided to make Mango-Mint Margarita’s (not pictured) and a mango-key lime tart. I made two–one for my office, to thank the mango provider, and one for Key West. The guys who work for me have said, “You out did yourself, Sir!”, “OMG!”, etc but as I said they WORK FOR ME so there opinion is jaded.
June 25, 2016–Lemon Blueberry Cupcakes: Almost immediately upon my return to Miami I was invited to a farewell party of a friend. I won’t embarrass her but will say that we are all very proud of her as she assumes her new role as a Texas Judge! Anyway, a guy in my office has four mango trees so he has been bringing in bags of sweet mangos almost daily. I made a spicy mango-pineapple salsa (not pictured) with the mangos and lemon blueberry cupcakes topped with a cream cheese and lemon zest frosting. Once again, did not receive very positive reviews 😉
June 18, 2017–German Chocolate Brownie Cookies: During a short visit to DC to attend Jose Andres’ Dine-N-Dash event (HIGHLY RECOMMENDED), I also had the opportunity to attend the monthly themed dinner at a friend’s house. June’s theme was Luau. I made Rum Glazed Spare Ribs (not pictured) and cookies. The soft German chocolate brownie cookie serves as the base for a topping of toasted coconut and pecan caramel frosting. T o make it tropical, I added a dab of crushed macadamia nuts that were mixed with lime zest, lime juice and rum. Finally, I drizzled some chocolate on top. They were not very good 🙂
I hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable 4th of July Weekend!
Three for One (TfO)