Salad with Blackberry Vinaigrette

Salad with Blackberry Vinaigrette from ascrumptiouslife.com

A few weeks ago I shared about a friend’s gift of blackberries,  which I turned into Blackberry Fool.  Well, I also froze the remaining berries. which I’ve just defrosted.  What did I make ?   Blackberry Vinaigrette.  You know, during the summer I eat alot of salads and I’m always on the lookout for  some different […]

Outdoor Concert Menu 2

Bruschetta for Outdoor Concert Dining from ascrumptiouslife.com

Last summer, I posted a two-part series with  tips and tricks of eating at Outdoor Concerts.  Apparently that’s been a dilemma for many of you, because they have become quite popular posts at a scrumptious life.  The first post  focussed on the logistics and ‘equipment’ of dining al fresco.  The second offered menu ideas.   So I […]

Not Ketchup Pork Tenderloin

Pork Tenderloin with "Not Ketchup" marinade from ascrumptiouslife.com

One of the many perks of going to Camp Blogaway is all the loot you get to take home.  We were instructed to ‘pack light and pack big’, so we could get all the goodies home.  One of the goodies was a bottle of Not Ketchup, from fellow blogger Erika Kerekes.  When I saw the flavor […]

Brazilian Shrimp Stew

Brazilian Shrimp Stew from ascrumptiouslife.com

In honor of the World Cup in Brazil, this month I’m posting a few Brazilian recipes.  My first post was Caipirinhas – Brazil’s favorite cocktail. Today’s dish is a Brazilian Shrimp Stew (Moqueca De Camaroes) and I must tell you that this is one of the best dishes I’ve made in a long time!  So, […]

Fish Cooked in Parchment

Fish Cooked in Parchment

From my site stats it appears that many of you like to cook fish. Roasted Salmon and Baked Sole Almondine are two very popular posts here on a scrumptious life.  So here’s another easy way to prepare fish – fish en papillote - sounds fancy huh?  It’s fish cooked in parchment paper.  It couldn’t be easier and your guests will be impressed with […]

Jerk Chicken Breasts

Jerk Chicken

I was recently lucky enough to spend a week in St Thomas with a couple of college roommates.  What a wonderful time!  Seven days of sun, fun, shopping, beaching and tropical drinks.  We tried several new (to us) restaurants during the week. A great lunch find was Cuzzin’s on  Back Street in downtown Charlotte Amalie.  They […]

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