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Cherry Scones with Fresh Flower Glaze

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 I’m not too shy to acknowledge that, for this week’s post, I got fancy. Well, fancy on the outside – since I’m generally interested in making foods that are delicious yet simple, I wanted to see how I could incorporate … Continue reading

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Cherry Fruit Roll-Ups

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You know that Seinfeld where George’s girlfriend tells him that “I find the pastrami to the be most sensual of all the salted, cured meats”? I had a total flashback to that episode when I told Brandon that I was considering making cherry leather; he … Continue reading

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Strawberry Graham Ice Cream

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 Summer is coming, and while other people get ready by doing things like tanning, or perhaps setting up outdoor furniture, or maybe even switching out their wardrobes, I’ve started off my prep this year by making fruity ice cream. Because along … Continue reading

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Blueberry Nectarine Custard Pie

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   The official last day of summer is September 23rd, something that I don’t really want to talk about. It’s been a great summer, and as much as I like the fall, I’m sad to see the season end. Some of … Continue reading

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Nectarine Fizz

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 Streusel and I agree that we’re both having a great summer, but we’ve also had a lot going on. Most of it’s been exciting things – she’s selling her house, Brandon and I have been doing a lot of work on … Continue reading

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Doughnut Ice Cream

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 While there are many very wonderful places for dessert in Seattle, two of my favorites are Molly Moon Ice Cream and Top Pot Doughnuts (I know that doughnuts are considered a breakfast, but since they’re truthfully fried cake with frosting, … Continue reading

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Blackberry Ice Cream

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 I used to be wildly opposed to incorporating fruits into desserts. To me, the inclusion of fruit meant the exclusion of two of the world’s most wonderful foods – chocolate and peanut butter. And you couldn’t tell me that a … 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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Mint Chip Ice Cream

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We still don’t have internet (or cable, for that matter). After Comcast postponed *again* the other day, Brandon and I actually complained to one another, “You mean we have to keep talking to each other?!” Thankfully, I’ve discovered Plants vs. Zombies, … Continue reading

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Apricot Summer Salsa

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Now I know we usually blog about something baked here at Strudel & Streusel but from time to time we are inspired to blog about other yummy creations like our pecan pesto or zucchini soup.   It has been HOT, HOT, … Continue reading

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