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Fruit Tart w/ Fresh Figs and Mango

Yesterday was our friend Anthony’s birthday. He suggested a fruit tart in lieu of a cake – I was on it! I found gorgeous, green figs in the market, a mango that was perfectly ripe, and strawberries and blueberries – … Continue reading

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Pandemic 90th Birthday Party

Covid-19 be damned – you only turn 90 once, and we were going to celebrate Jeanette’s birthday come hell or high water! The neighbors social distanced in their backyards, and two cakes and ice cream were served. Happy birthday Jeanette!

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Blueberry Crostata

The pint containers of fat blueberries in the market were just too good to pass up. I bought three – one to eat after lunch, and two to make a crostata. Crostata is sort of a lazy man’s pie – … Continue reading

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Strawberry Rhubarb Tart

It’s always difficult to find rhubarb around these parts, so when I do – I pick up a box of strawberries to make my favorite pie. Growing up, we had a patch of rhubarb that thrived behind our garage. I … Continue reading

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Italian Chocolate Chip Ricotta Cake

I love a good breakfast cake – of course you could eat this after dinner, but it’s nice to have an excuse to have a little something sweet with your morning coffee. This cake is light, moist, studded with chocolate … Continue reading

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Rustic No-Knead Bread

Wednesday may be Prince Spaghetti Day, but around here we do rotini and meatball Thursdays. Of course, what pasta dinner would be complete without some crusty bread fresh out of the oven? This no-knead bread takes about 2 hours to … Continue reading

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Pantry Lemon Cake

This is another pantry recipe – when I was taking inventory of my cupboards last week, I found a box of lemon cake mix and lemon pudding mix. Add some eggs, oil, water, and lemon zest and you have a … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Muffins in Spring

I know, spring isn’t exactly the time to be baking pumpkin muffins – let me explain. While we’re hunkered down, I decided to take an inventory of my pantry. When I’m at the store I ask myself, “Do I have … Continue reading

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Blondies

I did an inventory of my cupboards yesterday, and decided that the half bag of butterscotch chips would be perfect for a pan of blondies.

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Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Since we’ve been hanging around the old homestead so much these days, we’re looking to be productive – we made muffins with the spotted bananas in the fruit bowl that no one wants to eat. It lessens the guilt for … Continue reading

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