Author: simmerandsauce

Frozen Grand Marnier Soufflé

Frozen Grand Marnier Soufflé

A frozen Grand Marnier soufflé is a thoroughly elegant dessert.  It is also one of the tastiest. Some say it’s similar to ice cream. But not in my book. Frozen soufflés are rich and heavenly. They are light, but luxurious. Back in my restaurant days, I […]

Agua Fresca Three-Ways: Pineapple, Strawberry-Cantaloupe And Peach-Mango

Agua Fresca Three-Ways: Pineapple, Strawberry-Cantaloupe And Peach-Mango

I don’t believe I had ever heard of agua fresca until I came to California. Popular in both Mexico and the United States, “agua fresca” is Spanish for “cool water” and is just that–a cool, water-based drink with various flavor combinations. You can blend fruits, […]

Sheet Pan Garlic Shrimp With Asparagus And Fingerling Potatoes

Sheet Pan Garlic Shrimp With Asparagus And Fingerling Potatoes

My sheet pan chicken recipe was well received, so I am adding another easy sheet pan meal to my recipe arsenal.  I love shrimp, including shrimp ceviche.  To me, shrimp is a neutral shellfish.  You can do almost anything with shrimp, provided you don’t overcook them.  They are […]

Horned Melon Tom Collins

Horned Melon Tom Collins

A horned melon is not your typical looking fruit. Also called a kiwano melon, African horned cucumber, jelly melon, hedged gourde, melano and blowfish fruit, the horned melon is native to Southern Africa and grows mainly in dry semi-arid places such as the Kalahari Desert. This fruit was later introduced to other areas of Africa, […]