Very Berry Sorbet

Ingredients 2 cups fresh raspberries 2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 cups sparkling white grape juice Fresh raspberries (optional) Fresh mint sprigs (optional) Directions Place 2 cups raspberries in a wire-mesh strainer; press with back of spoon against the sides of the strainer to squeeze out juice. Discard pulp and seeds

Book Review: The Collector by Nora Roberts

Description: From #1 New York Times-bestselling author Nora Roberts comes a novel of a woman who needs nothing, a man who sees everything, and the web of deceit, greed, and danger that brings them together—and could tear them apart . . . When professional house-sitter Lila Emerson witnesses a murder/suicide from her current apartment-sitting job,

Book Review: The Rust Maidens by Gwendolyn Kiste

Description: Something’s happening to the girls on Denton Street. It’s the summer of 1980 in Cleveland, Ohio, and Phoebe Shaw and her best friend Jacqueline have just graduated high school, only to confront an ugly, uncertain future. Across the city, abandoned factories populate the skyline; meanwhile at the shore, one strong spark, and the Cuyahoga

Artichoke Veal Chops

Ingredients 4 (6-ounce) lean veal loin chops (1/4-inch-thick) 1/2 teaspoon cracked pepper 1/2 teaspoon green peppercorns, crushed Vegetable cooking spray 1/3 cup sliced green pepper 1/4 cup sliced sweet orange pepper 1/4 cup sliced sweet red pepper 1/4 cup sliced yellow pepper 1/4 cup dry vermouth 2 tablespoons canned no-salt-added chicken broth, undiluted 1/4 teaspoon

Strawberry Banana Shakes/White Chocolate Shakes

Strawberry Banana Shakes Ingredients 1 large banana, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 1/2 cups strawberry nonfat frozen yogurt 1 cup frozen unsweetened strawberries 1 cup skim milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions Combine banana and lemon juice; toss gently to coat. Place banana slices on a baking sheet. Cover