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Persimmon Pudding with Lemon Balm

Persimmon Pudding with Lemon Balm

Posted on May 19, 2015 in All Recipe Posts, Bars & Slices, Cakes, Desserts, Fruit | 6 comments

I love Autumn foods.  Much more than I love the Autumn weather and certainty that Winter is coming.  But the produce!  Wow.  The second blush of raspberries is always the best for me, even though I know they will soon be gone for another year.  The new season’s pears and apples makes me want to bake, stat.  Chestnuts and figs make me giddy.  Yes,...

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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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Oranges and Cream

Oranges and Cream

Posted on Aug 24, 2014 in All Recipe Posts, Cakes, Cupcakes, Fruit, Uncategorized | 4 comments

I know.  I know.  Sometimes you just don’t have either the time or the energy to make buttercream. Maybe you find the thought of making buttercream just a little too daunting. Maybe you just found out you are about to have guests coming over and are paralysed by the idea that you only have 30 minutes in which to make cake appear out of nowhere....

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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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