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Strawberry Cobbler for Two

Because if we made strawberry cobbler for four we still wouldn’t have any leftovers. Strawberry Cobbler 2 cups fresh strawberries, washed, hulled, halved 1 tsp cinnamon sugar 1/4 cup honey juice from half a lemon 1 tsp cornstarch 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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Chocolate and Strawberry Tall Cakes

By Katherine We tend to favor less fussy desserts and I’d been craving a simple strawberry and chocolate dessert using some leftover puff pastry. On the morning of our anniversary, I asked Greg if he’d roll it out and cut … Continue reading

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Roasted Pineapple in Rum Sauce

So yeah, pineapple was on sale recently… Roasted Pineapple with Rum Sauce 1 small pineapple, cut into spears 1/4  cup brown sugar 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup spiced rum 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp cornstarch whisked with 1/2 tsp … Continue reading

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Grapefruit Granita

We love granita, no matter the season. It’s a light dessert that keeps well and uses lots of juice, perfect for those times an 18-pound bag of grapefruit is on sale at Whole Foods. Grapefruit Granita 4 large ruby red … Continue reading

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Going bananas in Tennessee

By Katherine When I check into a hotel, I make a beeline for the coffee stash and dump the entire contents of the bin in my luggage, even the fake creamer. One never knows when fake creamer will come in … Continue reading

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Cranberry sauce quick bread

Most people are too busy gobbling up turkey and stuffing on Thanksgiving to put much of a dent in the cranberry sauce. Here’s a great way to use up your leftovers. We used our raspberry cranberry sauce, but any variety … Continue reading

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Sweet potato pie and the tale of two mashers

By Katherine About a year ago, my parents were down for a visit and we were in a flea market when I eyed something I had to have — a Tupperware potato masher in a shade of green that was … Continue reading

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Chocolate bourbon pecan pie

What on earth could make pecan pie even better? Bourbon. What on earth could make bourbon pecan pie better? You see where we’re going with this… Chocolate bourbon pecan pie 1 prepared pie crust (unbaked) 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 … Continue reading

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Bread pudding with whiskey sauce

By Katherine From the humblest to the haughtiest of restaurants, bread puddings are everywhere down here. The best are so rich and moist it’s a wonder anything that good could have been created from milk and day-old bread. We’ve seen … Continue reading

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Two Spoons’ Ginger Marmalade Cake

I found this cake over at Two Spoons. It tickled my fancy for a few reasons. We were going out of town and had let our supply of fresh produce dwindle. We were entertaining, but didn’t want to leave half … Continue reading

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