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Blackberry Ricotta Scones with Lemon Glaze

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Berries have started showing up in the grocery store, which I’m thankful for, because I wouldn’t be able to mark the season otherwise. With just a few days as an exception, Seattle is as rainy and wet as the stereotype … Continue reading

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Rosemary Sea Salt Sourdough Crackers

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I’ve come up with a new marker of an excellent friend: one who saves you from sourdough starter fails, one who can help you feel like a sourdough winner and not a sourdough loser. Also, someone who helps you out … Continue reading

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Blueberry Sourdough Crunch Muffins

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  I have a confession to make: I had a rough time with my sourdough starter. I know the rest of the world is gleefully growing yeast, such was not my experience. I had a great go of it for … Continue reading

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Tiny, Salty, Chocolatey Cookies

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Like lots of folks, the longer this quarantining lasts, the more I’m missing my friends. I still love some aspects of being at home (mostly related to sleeping more and not packing a lunch every day). But, I really miss … Continue reading

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Small Batch Buttery Sourdough Biscuits

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Like the rest of America, I’m spending my time indoors making a sourdough starter. Streusel has been talking about hers for years, and I did try once, but gave up on it pretty quickly; apparently I found it overwhelming to … Continue reading

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Pear Honey Swirl Bread

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  I hope this week finds you all healthy and well, both physically and emotionally. I’ve settled into a routine of morning CorePower or other workout videos, short outdoor runs and days spent on zoom. Brandon works at a hospital, … Continue reading

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Tuscan Coffeecake

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  It’s a wild world out there right now. Each day, life in Seattle feels like it’s getting both bigger and smaller. Bigger, because I’m reading about us in the national newspapers (though that focus is shifting already). And smaller, … Continue reading

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Italian Easter Cheese Bread

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It was only after I’d baked this bread that I realized that it’s the *fifth* recipe for cheese bread that we have on this site. I also noted that all the other recipes have come from my brilliant co-blogger, who … Continue reading

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Banana Cake with Chocolate Hazelnut Frosting

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The idea for a Banana Cake came from my recent visit to Hawai’i, where I ate banana bread with abandon while simultaneously plotting how I could recreate this joy in my own kitchen. We focused most of our loaf-eating while … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Chocolate Checkerboard Cake

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For those of us that bake a lot – and even those who dabble – I think many of us find inspiration (or envy!) from what we see others doing in their homes, bakeries, etc. I know that I find … Continue reading

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