Author Archives: cuocaciccia

Chocolate Cookies with Cacao Nibs and Milk Chocolate Chunks

May I confess something? Ok, a couple of confessions? First off, I am not going to attempt a lame sort of explanation of where I have been. If you know me, you are probably familiar with all of the reasons, … Continue reading

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Asian Carrot Dressing or My Latest Salad Crush

I want to share a recipe with you that has been dazzling my taste buds for a couple of weeks now. For lack of a better name, we call this Asian Carrot Salad simply for its having similar flavor profile … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Treat: How to make a phenomenal savory tart or sweet galette

I have been meaning to share a fantastic tart/crust/pastry technique with you for a long while, but due to problems with the new camera that we inherited, have not gotten around to actually photographing it. This would make a great … Continue reading

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Winter Garden Soup (Kale, potato, bean, and lemon)

Hey there Friends. Let’s just pretend that months and months have not elapsed since the last time I posted. We all have that buddy who we see about 1/12 of the time we actually wish we could, right? The best … Continue reading

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Oven-Roasted Tomatoes with olive oil and salt

My friends, we have gotten way too extreme over here. I’m talking two months or so of homemade wild yeast starter breads. This has consumed the spare 4 and a half minutes that I used to dedicate to photographing for … Continue reading

Posted in Breads, Breakfast, Dinner, Jams & Preserves, Jams and Preserves, Lunch, Tomatoes, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

The Gateway Dressing

Purslane salad with salted almonds and honey dressing I love salads. Almost every day as I water the newest seedlings in my garden and tend to the older plants, I raid our wild arugula patch for a handful of fiery … Continue reading

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Peach-Strawberry Oatmeal Breakfast Cobbler

Where have I been? For at least two months I attempt to answer this question, fill you in on my calamities, felicities, and all the news in between and I realize I am completely stymied. Therefore, I have decided that … Continue reading

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