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Baked Apple Terrine

I seriously wonder why I buy cooking magazines. I constantly find fault with them, the ones I get ar...

Lemon Almond Semolina Cupcakes

The concept for these comes from Bon Appetit magazine. I think I’m finally making a bit of pea...

Miss Finney’s Apple Cake

We had apples in the house that needed eating. Now… One could grab an apple and eat it out of ...

Chocolate and Sour Cherry Torta

Easter treat that deserved a post of its own! Crust 1¼ cups unbleached all-purpose flour plus mor...

Apricot Cheese Cake

In baseball parlance, sometimes ya strike out, and sometimes you hit one out of the park. Tonight, I...

Pear Upside Down Cake

I’ve been whining about Bon Appetit for months (years)… I get that I’m not the de...

Flourless Chocolate Cake

I got a text at work on Saturday to bring home some whipping cream. Victor said I wouldn’t be ...

Sour Cream Apple Pie, Revisited

Friends came to visit and brought us some apples. That means making something with apples, since me...

Apple Roses

  Apple Roses have popped up on my Facebook feed a few times in the last couple of weeks, so I ...

Strawberry Pie

It’s not often that produce makes me stop in my tracks, nowadays. In a former life, I was a s...

Cherry Upside-Down Polenta Cake

Ah… what to do with 2 pounds of fresh cherries… If you’re a normal person, you ju...

Strawberry Pie

Strawberries have been looking good. It seems to be kinda early in the season, for me, but… ...

Guinness Brownies

Guinness and Chocolate. Talk about a flavor match made in Gastronomic Heaven! I had a recipe for a G...

Orange Ricotta Cookies

I brought home lots of ricotta yesterday, just in case Victor wanted to make more Zeppoles. I’...

Zeppoles

One of the fun things about being married to an Italian is the recipes with the funny names. One of...