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The Wedding Cookie Tower

A few months back I mentioned a type of cantucci (“biscotti” here in the U.S.) that I crafted for my sister’s wedding cookie cake. This being my first time actually constructing the cookie tower, I had no idea what quantity … Continue reading

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Cherry Galette

Alright, I lied a few posts ago when I declared that the cherry granita was the last cherry recipe I would post during this year’s cherry season. I still have a couple of pounds of cherries left and I craved … Continue reading

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New Potatoes, Peas, and Peppercress Salad

We planted our peas in February and counted every milestone we could invent: First sprout poking through the ground. The number of peas shoots that made it past the onslaught of slugs and snails in the first two weeks. The … Continue reading

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Focaccia to Dream About

There are a lot of focaccia recipes floating around out there and many of them are pretty good. Others, are not so great. Some are just glorified pizza doughs overladen with toppings and others are drenched in oil…vegetable oil! Yuck. … Continue reading

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Homecoming: Garden Salad with (very) New Potatoes

We just returned from a very special trip to visit very family in Piemonte, Italy that just happened to be prefaced with a quick tour of Z├╝rich and Basel and ended with a week on an island in Croatia. Though … Continue reading

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Apricot-Dried Cherry Scones with Stoneground Cornmeal

“I looooove┬ástonefruit!” my four and a half-year old son exclaimed in his emphatic and low, but very loud exuberant voice. My mother-in-law took my kids grocery shopping and he chose some apricots. I could not actually believe it when I … Continue reading

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