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Strawberry Hand Pies

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This wonderful and easy recipe came out of one of the recent King Arthur Flour Catalogs that I get in the mail.  Do you get these catalogs?  They have some really great stuff in them so if you are not familiar with … Continue reading

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Li’l Summer Cakes

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I got inspiration for these cute little cakes from the June 2013 issue of Bon Appetit and their Little Apricot Cake recipe.   Their recipe – butter, chicken eggs, lemon zest! My version – lots of goat cheese, a duck egg, no … Continue reading

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Palmiers

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Feel like a little Palm Tree or Elephant Ear?  Who doesn’t!  Did you think I would share Cheese Straws with you and not the quintessential puff pastry creation?  Of course not, you are my friends. So come on over.  Sit.  Eat … Continue reading

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Cardamom Almond Tart

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I saw this in December’s Bon Appetit and knew I had to make it…Almonds, Cardamom, need I say more?!

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Caramel Brownies

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  I get these cravings, random cravings.   Sitting around watching TV on a hot Sunday afternoon (note, my house has no air-conditioning so inside it was about 85 degrees) and suddenly I must have something freshly baked and chocolatey.  … Continue reading

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Apple Phyllo Pies

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  I was craving apple pie but didn’t feel like making pie crust.  Way in the back of my freezer was a roll of phyllo dough I had forgotten about.  I’ve done this before.  Does anyone else have that problem?  

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Roasted Banana Sorbet

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  Right before Christmas, I got an invitation to attend a book signing for the cookbook Eleven Madison Park at some swanky hotel downtown.   Sadly, I couldn’t go but asked if they would still be willing to give me and … Continue reading

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Fat Witch Brownie Bites

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I ran 4 miles.   I really want to eat brownies.   Because I ran four miles my brain is now telling me I need to eat brownies.  The brain is a funny thing!  Brownies are good recovery food, right?

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Sable Cookies

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  I’ve stumbled onto something amazing: the most delicious, most tender, most must-keep-eating cookie that… don’t have chocolate or peanut butter in them! Unreal, I know! (although it should be noted they are made almost entirely out of the third ingredient in the … Continue reading

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Candied Yam Turnovers

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  What to do when you have guests the morning after Christmas and you can’t think of what to feed them (or don’t have the energy to feed them)?  

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