Grilled Buttered Honey Rum Bananas
2 tablespoons rum
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon melted butter
4 firm bananas
Cinnamon to taste
Brown sugar to taste
Combine rum, honey, and melted butter in a bowl and mix well.
Preheat grill to medium-high and treat grates with non-stick spray.
Peel bananas and slice lengthwise.
Place bananas on grill and baste generously with rum mixture. Sprinkle with cinnamon and brown sugar. Grill 5 minutes or less, just long enough to caramelize sauce.
Serve hot topped with ice cream.
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I spent last week in the mountains of North Carolina, including a day in Asheville. While the residents were complaining about the heat, I was happy to be relieved of the oppressive heat that we have been experiencing in South Carolina all summer. And, while a hot cup of joe was not on my list of wanna-haves, I couldn’t resist stopping at this adorable coffee shop. A bright red English double-decker bus parked in the middle of downtown Asheville serving coffee and food items–how cute! Of course, I had to know if the upper deck was open to customers–it . . . → Read More: Double D’s Double Decker Coffee Shop
Romulo Yanes for Bon Apetit
Grilled Kale Salad with Ricotta and Plums
Courtesy of Bon Appétit
Quickly grilling kale makes it crispy. Pairing it with fresh plums and ricotta transforms it into our new favorite salad.
4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
3 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
1 teaspoon honey
Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper
4 medium plums, halved, pitted, and thinly sliced
12 large or 16 small curly kale leaves
¾ cup fresh ricotta
Whisk 3 Tbsp. oil, vinegar, thyme, and honey in a medium bowl. Season vinaigrette to . . . → Read More: Grilled Kale Salad with Ricotta and Plums
My Christmas wish list this year is very simple in terms of quantity yet very difficult in terms of being fulfilled. But, here goes…
My one teeny, weeny desire this year is for peace and harmony, understanding, and compatibility. I would like to experience, once again, the carefree world that I used to inhabit where going to a movie, a mall, a house of worship, attending a party, driving along the road, taking a walk, flying in an airplane, sitting in a restaurant, or traveling to a big city or foreign country didn’t make me think about the . . . → Read More: All I Want for Christmas