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Cherry & Plum Jam

There’s something so satisfying about making homemade jam, and the absolute best part – it couldn’t be simpler!  This sweet’n’tart summer-y spread is not only the perfect accompaniment to your morning toast routine but also shines when paired with grilled … Continue reading

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Sugar & Pumpkin Chiffon Pie.

Sugar. It’s one of my all time favorite things. I’d like to shake the hand of the person responsible for Sour Patch Kids.  As the holiday season gets under way sugar can be found in oh so many things.  Prior … Continue reading

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Strawberry Rhubarb Compote

So I didn’t post last night since I couldn’t bring myself to make an ice cream sundae after eating a lovely free range local chicken from my farmers market… food coma. How is an ice cream sundae related to rhubarb? … Continue reading

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Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

Confession: I have never made a pie (well, until last night that is).  Tarts, yes. Cakes, plenty.  But something about the pie has always made me shy away – maybe it’s the fear of messing up that oh so delicate … Continue reading

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Peach Basil Margarita

Summer is a wonderful season for so many reasons but one has to be all the fresh produce that starts popping up at the markets.   This Memorial Day found me wandering Union Square farmers market seeking inspiration for a fresh, … Continue reading

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Lemon Curd

First of all, I’d like to wish everyone a very happy Pi day. I had suggested to my counterpart that we do some sort of Pi (or Pie) themed post for the occasion and was brutally rebuffed, apparently she has … Continue reading

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Fennel ice cream

The October 2007 issue of Gourmet (may she rest in peace) includes a recipe for fennel ice cream… at first glance it sounded about as delicious as chunks of raw meat in my coffee, but after reading mouth-watering posts of … Continue reading

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