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Sweet Summer Tartlets

Posted July 19, 2015

It’s hard to believe, but I’m getting married in September, just over three months away! I don’t know where the time goes. We’re only having an eight month-long engagement, but still, the time has flown. With so much to plan,…

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Rhubarb Rose Cake

Posted May 5, 2015

I’m going to be overseas this Mother’s Day. I won’t leave, however, without getting my Mother a bottle of bubbly and placing this cake in the fridge, promise, Mom. Thanks, Molly, for making me look good, in advance. ~Maggie Mother’s…

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Candied Clementines

Posted February 20, 2015

Winter is a living thing in New England, especially this year. When it weeps, freezing rain or snow (usually snow) tumbles into every last corner of these hills. When the season takes a sigh, almost as exhausted with itself as…

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The Easiest Meyer Lemon Jam

Posted February 3, 2015

Meyer lemons were the very first fruit I preserved more than seven years ago, or in other words, forever-ago. I probably should have taken it easy on myself by jamming apples or strawberries, but I didn’t. I attacked the fancy…

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Grapefruit & Kumquat Campari Syrup Cake

Posted January 28, 2015

I first drank Campari overseas, when all my French and Italian friends pressured me into my first easy sip. Easy, it was, and I’ve now come to love bitter aperitif, as well as almost anything it touches, like grapefruit and…

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