Lemon Curd

Summer is in full swing around here, so if there are shortcuts to be had or early prep that can be done—I’m there. With that, lemon curd is one of those components you can make ahead of time and store in your refrigerator for all kinds of recipes you can throw together last minute.

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If you have never made lemon curd, check out this recipe from Craftsy here. It’s easy to make and easy to follow. For those of you new to Craftsy, it’s an online community with top-notch instructors teaching you how to be—well, crafty—be it sewing, knitting, crafting, baking and more 

Vanilla Panna Cotta Recipe with a Strawberry Sauce

This easy panna cotta recipe is one of those desserts you can throw together in a matter of minutes—minutes. That leaves a lot of time to do a lot of other things. Like clean up a carton of eggs that fell on your kitchen floor, start dinner over because you burnt it while cleaning up the spilled eggs.

Panna Cotta via Bakers Royale

Now, I’m naturally a clumsy person, but overloaded and pressed for time, I’m like a klutz in overdrive. It’s seriously amazing that I haven’t had a worst kitchen disaster than spills and minor burns.

Coq Au Riesling

Sometimes quick meals are in order–okay, most times quick meals are in order, but every once in a while a meal that takes time is worth every minute of it, especially one that takes the time to sweat out chicken fat for flavor.

1 Coq au Riesling by Bakers-Royale

This is one of those meals.