Tag Archives: Baking

Oat Biscuits, Strawberries, Stewed Rhubarb and Quark Whipped Cream

The thing that is most appealing to me about this take on strawberry shortcake other than the addition of rhubarb is that I leave it for my guests to assemble.  As hard as it may be to believe some people … Continue reading

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Coconut Pineapple Macaroons

David Lebovitz published this recipe on his most excellent blog and I just had to try them! I made two batches, one with sweetened coconut (because it was all I had in the house) and they were fine, I thought … Continue reading

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Prune Armagnac Crème Brûlée

Last year I got one of those little mini kitchen blow torches, but up until yesterday had never used it. The above picture of just one layer of sugar caramelized.  The recipe from Kate Zuckerman that I used called for … Continue reading

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The First Concord Grape Pie of the Season

and it turned out so well. Concord Grape pie is one of those things that you can only make for a month or so a year so time to pig out while you can!  Here is the original post with … Continue reading

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Upsidedown Cake

This is one of my favorite desserts: it’s easy, beautiful and can be made with whatever fruit you have in season. Last night I made a version with fresh local blueberries and apricots. The version pictured is my variation of the classic … Continue reading

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