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it ain’t pretty, it just tastes that way: rhubarb-ginger chutney

Last night, in preparation for a little wine and cheese party that we were hosting, I decided that I should try my hand at making a cheese-friendly chutney. I had some sad looking stalks of rhubarb in the fridge so…

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best oatmeal ever: baked oatmeal with apples

Saturday morning I awoke later than usual. The skies were dark and grey and rain was pouring out of the sky. I could have easily pulled the covers up over my head and tried to forget that this was supposed…

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berry interlude

My latest post on the Food Network blog is up for your perusal. It’s about my trip to a local berry farm and as you can see from a few of my latest posts, I’m swimming in berries! The one…

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move over pie: raspberry, black currant & nectarine galette

Baking a pie is a pretty wonderous thing. Somehow there’s much more meaning and memories that end up baked into a pie than, let’s say, a cupcake. Not that I’m dissing everyone’s favorite cupcake. It’s just that pies seem to…

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summer refresher: raspberry limeade

I woke up this morning to the sound of rain. I’m not going to get too down on this weather since after weeks and weeks of blissful sunshine, I’m sure the tinder dry forests and thirsty crops could use a…

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finger foods for a crowd: goat cheese stuffed dates & green bean/asparagus bundles

Last week, my mother-in-law asked if I wouldn’t mind making some appetizers as she was having a garden party to launch her latest book. Although I responded enthusiastically, I was a bit worried since I don’t really have much experience…

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the big bad banana: jacked-up banana bread

You should know by now that I do not like bananas. However, my one banana exception is for banana bread and it’s funny that my most popular recipe is for banana bread. But I think I’ve found a match for…

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condiment city: strawberry salsa & burgers with simple guacamole

Summer seems to be the perfect time to endulge in a little condiment action. With all those picnics and bbqs it seems that mustards, ketchups, salsas and relishes abound. A squirt here and a plop there. Once tomato season rears…

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