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Sweet and Savory Tarts

The Queen of Hearts she made some tarts All on a summer’s day.  The Knave of Hearts he stole the tarts And took them clean away.  The King of Hearts called for the tarts And beat the Knave full sore.  The Knave of Hearts brought back the tarts And vowed h...

Eggplant Danish

I’ve decided it’s time to challenge myself to new ways to cook eggplant. Eggplant Lasagne, Rolatini, Little Gram’s Appetizer… Stuffed Eggplant, Eggplant Caviar… They’ve been done. Many times. It’s time to start thinkin...

Sunday Scones

Sunday scones are becoming a bit of a tradition around here… They’re quick and easy to m...

Flourless Flours

One of the many things I love about my job is we encourage – and are encouraged – to try...

Raspberry Scones

One of the great pleasures of life is a hot-out-of-the-oven scone with a freshly-brewed cup of coffe...

Kolaches

We caught an episode of Cooks Country on PBS a couple of weeks ago. It’s a variation of Americ...

Colds, Crackers, and Chicken Soup

It’s official. We all have colds. I’m not sure where it started – it could have be...

Pear Upside Down Cake

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

Cinnamon Rolls

  Hot, fresh, light-as-a-feather cinnamon rolls for breakfast. What could be better?!? Many mo...

Sunday Scones

  Scones. There are probably more variations on this Scottish quickbread than there are Scots t...

Apple Cranberry Crostata

  Who says you can’t have a fabulous dessert in minutes? Well… it’s minutes ...

Banana Upside Down Cake

  I came home to several rapidly-blackening bananas. It seems Nonna just hasn’t been in ...

Apple Cake

  Victor has been charged with making his Apple Cake for great-nephew Miles’ Christening...

Peppers

  The peppers are suddenly multiplying, outside. What started off as a pretty dismal season ha...