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Lemon Cheesecake with Berry Topping

In Cakes and Pudding, Desserts On June 19, 2014 2 Comments

We had a cou­ple for din­ner last week­end and  his birth­day was the next day.  His favorite desserts were any­thing made with lemon, so I made this lemon… Read More »

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Meyer Lemon Lace Cookies

Meyer Lemon Lace Cookies

In Cookies and Squares, Desserts On June 3, 2014 0 Comments

We are hav­ing some friends for din­ner tonight and I wanted to make a light dessert and decided on these crunchy but­tery cook­ies.  I will serve with some… Read More »

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Warmed Beet Salad with Herbs and Swiss Chard

Warm Beet Salad with Herbs and Swiss Chard

In Salads and Dressings, Side Dishes, Vegetables and Starches, Vegetarian On May 5, 2014 0 Comments

  I served this beet salad warm, but it could also be served cold.   I used both golden beets and red beets, the col­ors are just beau­ti­ful.… Read More »

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Too much sweetness: ‘All sugars aren’t the same’ — The Globe and Mail

In News and Reviews On May 5, 2014 2 Comments

  Too much sweet­ness: ‘All sug­ars aren’t the same’

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Easy Lemon Curd

In Cakes and Pudding, Desserts On April 29, 2014 0 Comments

Mak­ing lemon curd can be time con­sum­ing and com­pli­cated, but not this recipe!  It turns out just as well as the more involved recipes out there.  I used… Read More »

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Chocolate Drizzled Digestive Cookies

Chocolate Drizzled Digestive Cookies

In Cookies and Squares, Desserts On April 18, 2014 0 Comments

This recipe has been adapted from Lon­don­bakes on the web­site  Food52.com. The author of this recipe Lon­don­bakes gives a great descrip­tion of a diges­tive cookie:  A diges­tive is a… Read More »

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Upside Down Apple Tart

Upside Down Apple Tart (Tarte Tatin)

In Desserts, Pastries and Pies On March 30, 2014 0 Comments

This French clas­sic is said to have been invented by acci­dent in the 1860′s at the Hotel Tatin, in the Sologne region of France.   I cheated and… Read More »

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Chicken Paprika with Dumplings

Chicken Paprika with Dumplings

In Chicken, Main Course On March 20, 2014 0 Comments

I’ve tried out a few dif­fer­ent chicken paprika recipes  but this is what works best for our house.  I like to add bak­ing pow­der and use cake/pastry flour instead… Read More »

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Understanding Umami

In Cooking Methods and Tips, Kitchen Gadgets and Methods On March 14, 2014 0 Comments

Here we have another inter­est­ing arti­cle from Sodium Girl and Food52.   Inspired by con­ver­sa­tions on the Food52 Hot­line, we’re shar­ing tips and tricks that make nav­i­gat­ing all of our… Read More »

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Decadent Chocolate Layer Cake

Decadent Chocolate Layer Cake

In Cakes and Pudding, Desserts On March 13, 2014 2 Comments

  There was no spe­cial occa­sion for mak­ing this cake, I just felt like some­thing super choco­latey and adapted the recipe from one I found online.  The recipe… Read More »

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Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

In Cakes and Pudding, Desserts On March 13, 2014 0 Comments

This choco­late but­ter­cream frost­ing recipe is one you will use over and over again, it’s per­fect and adapted from  Add a Pinch | Robyn Stone.  The quan­tity of… Read More »

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Caramelized Banana Tarte Just out of the Oven

Food Blog– “Serious Eats”- Helps You Care for Your Cast Iron

In Cooking Methods and Tips On March 6, 2014 0 Comments

  Equip­ment: How to Buy, Sea­son, and Main­tain Cast Iron Cook­ware Seri­ous Eats: A Food Blog and Com­mu­nity. JUN 8, 2010 Each week J. Kenji Lopez-Alt will drop… Read More »

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Peanut Butter Cookie

Peanut Butter Cookies

In Cookies and Squares On March 4, 2014 2 Comments

  My hus­band Ray loves peanut but­ter cook­ies and these are his favorite.  I have tried a num­ber of more com­pli­cated recipes but this very sim­ple 3 ingre­di­ent… Read More »

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Crispy Stir Fried Chicken with Broccolini

Crispy Stir-Fried Chicken With Broccolini

In Chicken On February 23, 2014 0 Comments

This is a thin bat­ter but the chicken pieces turn out light and crispy. Some­thing a lit­tle dif­fer­ent is vodka added to the bat­ter, you don’t taste it… Read More »

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Yorkshire Pudding

Yorkshire Pudding

In Cakes and Pudding, Side Dishes On February 11, 2014 0 Comments

The His­tory York­shire pud­dings have a long his­tory through­out the British Isles.  The peo­ple of the County York­shire in North­ern Eng­land  tended to cook them under­neath the roast… Read More »

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