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Salad Days

We’re having a lazy summer, at least post wise. We’ve been revisiting a number of our favorite recipes to use up garden produce and we’ve been eating a lot of salads. Lots and lots of salads. Having some nice cold … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Peanut Butter Balls

These babies have just four ingredients. They come together quickly and are crowd pleasers. Who doesn’t like peanut butter and chocolate? (If you’re allergic to either just don’t answer that!) Of course, we know with the word balls in the … Continue reading

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Cappuccino Cream

Katherine had planned on making tiramisu, but our guests canceled at the last minute and we need to come up with a way to use up the mascarpone. We turned to a recipe for Frozen Cappuccino Cream in our tried … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: A Vegetarian Feast

We like this meal because it blends seasonal and pantry ingredients. Risotto is good anytime of the year. Stuffed Artichokes Red Wine Risotto Lemon Basil Granita

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Balsamic Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

By Katherine Strawberries may only be in season in California or Florida right now, but this is still a great Valentine’s Day dessert. It’s simple and can be made in advance. Also, it won’t weigh you down and goes great … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Butterscotch and Back-of-The-Bag Fudge

By Katherine I’ve had richer fudge, fudge with far pricier ingredients, better chocolate, but my mom’s fudge has always set the standard by which I judge all other fudges. It was a treat each Christmas. So when I had a … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Sugar Plums

Despite the title, these little treats are quite dense and spicy, but not overly sweet. Feel free to alter the fruit mix. A number of recipes only used dates and apricots. Most recipes we saw called for using a food … Continue reading

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Mixed-Berry Edible Booze

By Katherine It is perhaps no surprise that our liquor cabinet runneth over and from time to time we use this as an excuse to create boozy concoctions one needs flatware to ingest. For those who balk at using Lillet … 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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Marinated tomatoes

There’s nothing better than eating a fresh tomato straight from the garden. But sometimes the ones from the farmers market need a little help … Marinated tomatoes 3 good sized tomatoes, sliced thick 1/3 cup sherry 1/4 extra virgin olive … Continue reading

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