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Deconstructed Rhubarb Tart with Rose and Vanilla

Deconstructed Rhubarb Tart with Rose and Vanilla

Posted on Jan 19, 2015 in All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Fruit, Nuts, Special Diet, Tarts & Patisserie, Uncategorized | 2 comments

Forgive me, dear readers, it’s been 4 months since my last post … wait, no.   There’ll be none of that.  No long-winded apologies.  Or short ones for that matter. I’ve been off doing other stuff, but it’s all good stuff.  Well, mostly.   I had surgery in September thanks to a long-standing hip injury and some time off from...

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Guest Post: Tiramisù a là Gourmantine

Guest Post: Tiramisù a là Gourmantine

Posted on Jun 1, 2014 in All Recipe Posts, Chocolate, Desserts, Uncategorized | 3 comments

I wish I had the time to follow and read more food blogs, but the reality is that I don’t.   So I only consistently stalk follow a select few that I absolutely could not live without.  For their recipes, witty repartee, or a shared aesthetic sensibility, and because I love what they do and how they do it.  One of the very first blogs I followed and...

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Salted Vanilla Caramel Chocolate Cupcakes

Salted Vanilla Caramel Chocolate Cupcakes

Posted on Feb 25, 2014 in All Recipe Posts, Cakes, Chocolate, Cupcakes | 10 comments

Sugar. It has become disturbingly fashionable to vilify this simple food in recent years. I find it really irritating that the media latches on to comments made by self proclaimed experts, with no real credentials, and qualified experts who do science a disservice by cherry-picking evidence to support their case.    But I will not rant about this here.  Oh...

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Romancing the Rhubarb

Romancing the Rhubarb

Posted on Feb 9, 2014 in All Recipe Posts, Desserts, Fillings, Ice cream & Sorbet, Jams & Preserves, Special Diet | 8 comments

I have to confess I’ve never been interested in, let alone understood, Valentine’s Day.  The way I see it, if I need to have a special day set aside to remember to tell someone I loved them, I might have bigger issues to deal with than gift giving   But that’s just me. I’ve never been romantic in a shower me with all the chocolates...

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