Category Archives: Jams and Preserves

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

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Brown Butter Belgian Waffles

While I have been near the end of my third trimester twice prior, I nonetheless remain baffled by the lethargy and physical, um…difficulties of pregnancy. Typically I thrive on having too much to do in too little time. Throw in … Continue reading

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Vanilla Pear-Apple Compote

If you are enamored with the taste of real vanilla bean then it is certain that when you are done scraping the vanilla bean seeds to steep into cream for your creme brûlée or gelato or folding them into your … Continue reading

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Multigrain Barley Flour Scones with Jam

All summer Bob Marley has been singing to me. “Jammin, jammin, jammin.” First it was (the first batch of) strawberry jam. “Yea, I hope dis jammin’ gonna last.” I made lemon verbena-strawberry preserves, lavender-strawberry preserves, and just plain strawberry, but … Continue reading

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Ambrosia Muffins with Peach Preserves

I have only posted about muffins once on La Cuoca Ciccia, but it is simply because I do not want this site to feature muffins only. We make muffins over here once a week at a minimum. It was only … Continue reading

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Grapefruit Macarons with Grapefruit Curd or Macaron Madness!!!

Every couple of weeks I crave macarons. No, I do not eat just one like a classy Frenchwoman. As my sister and I shout each fall when we see the signs for the Armenian Food Fair here in San Francisco, … Continue reading

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Crumpets with Clotted Cream

I thought about splitting this into two posts–one for the crumpets and one for the clotted cream. You see, this week I tried out a new clotted cream recipe to compete with my golden standby. I scrapped “The Great Clotted … Continue reading

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