Fourth of July Desserts

Fireworks! BBQ! The day off from work! James and I spent the entire holiday eating, drinking, relaxing and recovering from a “food coma.” We went to a friends house for a BBQ to celebrate. They grilled delicious cilantro turkey burgers and bleu cheese hamburgers. There was a fabulous pasta salad made by a true California…

Coconut Blueberry Poundcake

Courtesy of The Washington Post This festive looking dessert is refreshing and very summery. The recipe uses blueberries, but I also dreamt about using rasberries as well. Be creative and enjoy! Ingredients 1 cup mascarpone 1/2 cup cold heavy whipping cream (or half-in-half) 1/3 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1/2 tsp. coconut extract…