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Rum Soaked Grilled Pineapple over Angel Food Cake

Even though you may think standing over a hot grill sounds absolutely miserable in this crazy heat wave I can assure you this little treat is totally worth it.  It’s easy, refreshing, boozy…what more could you want from a summertime … Continue reading

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Whipped honey vanilla ricotta with fresh berries

Ricotta is one of my favorite things to make — it is so easy, and tastes so much better than its store-bought counterpart! There are a zillion different things you can add to homemade ricotta jazz it up a bit, … Continue reading

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Roasted Figs with Vanilla Mascarpone Cream and Balsamic Reduction

Sigh. It’s been a busy couple of weeks.  One of those times when you feel like every last minute of each and every day is planned out right down to the nanosecond.  I’m not complaining – it’s good to be … Continue reading

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Lemon Yogurt Olive Oil Cake

It has really felt like Fall in NYC for the past few days, and with Fall comes heavier, heartier cooking (Not that Summer has ever stopped me from making anything heavy or hearty). This lemon cake really feels like a … Continue reading

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Peach Crumble Pie

I was the happy recipient of a friend’s CSA goodies this week while she fled the city for one last summer vacation.  The contents: an adorably sunny yellow watermelon, 5 ears of sweet corn, a plethora of ripe tomatoes, and … Continue reading

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Triple Berry Pie

I find that most of my baking happens late at night, a bit like Mickey in In the Night Kitchen (without the nudity and flying…). Late-night breads, cakes & pies just seem all that more delicious when you are so … Continue reading

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Strawberry Cake

Ah strawberries… what other fruit could possibly be more Summer-y? And what could be more delicious than seeing how many of these fragrant fruits you could jam (no pun intended) into a cake? As it has been immensely popular, I borrowed … Continue reading

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