01.08.2011 01.Aw-Elul, 5771
Is there a better time for dessert than summer, when late sunsets encourage us to linger at the table for an extra course?
My favorite warm weather desserts are fuss-free and made with seasonal ingredients. When choosing a recipe to end a weeknight supper, family barbecue or a casual beach picnic, I keep the following in mind:
Take advantage of fruit:
It’s easy to put together a great dessert when you start off with farm-fresh peaches, juicy plums or strawberries. Recipes that require little or no cooking, such as watermelon and blackberries in ginger syrup or grilled peaches with mascarpone and honey, are my favorites at this time of year….