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the best strawberry rhubarb crumble ever

This is the best strawberry rhubarb crumble ever, no foolin’. Sure I can be a bit generous in my praise at times, but trust me on this one. Go make this dessert now. Skip ahead to the recipe. I’ll wait.…

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strawberry lemonade slushie

On a hot summer day, when I was a kid, I’d line up at the local variety store with throngs of others and wait for a Slush Puppy. The counter person would turn back the handle and out would pour…

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be a believer: pickled prunes with orange zest

Lately, I’ve been on a pickling kick and I currently have in my fridge batches of homemade pickled carrots, pickled red grapes and these lovely pickled prunes. I first discovered the joys of “quickles” years ago when I was unemployed…

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birthday cake for the birthday girl

I love birthdays. It doesn’t have to be my own, any birthday will do, as I’m not picky in the least. Birthdays equal fun times, friends, family, laughter and best of all, cake. Presents are nice too, but cake, well,…

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thin pancakes with strawberry-orange sauce

Growing up we ate pancakes quite often, and not just for breakfast. We were one of those lucky households that ate pancakes for breakfast, lunch or dinner and I thank my parents fondly for making that happen. However, our pancakes…

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strawberry muffins topped with cinnamon sugar

My freezer is full of berries from our berry picking adventures of last summer. Despite how much I seem to add to smoothies or baked goods, it’s taking a while for the stash to disappear. Not that I’m complaining much,…

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completely smitten, cranberry & blood orange loaf

I’ve been completely taken with blood oranges. They’re everywhere in the markets now and it is a lovely way to send off winter. Pink, fragrant and just a little bit tart, I love you blood orange, you make me hopeful!…

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raspberry drop scones

TGIF. Really, it’s been one of those weeks. Tons of work, a big flare up of repetitive stress injury and I haven’t worked out in ages. All of this means that I haven’t gone grocery shopping in days and for…

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