Five Mini Desserts for a Sweet Little Treat

Posted April 18, 2016

I have yet to master the art of keeping fresh produce in a household of one. Thankfully, there is always baking to the rescue. One particular afternoon, a bowl of shiny, red apples stared at me from the kitchen table, begging to be eaten before…

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Poached Earl Grey Pears with Vanilla Cream

Posted December 22, 2015

As Christmas edges closer, we all try to streamline and simplify life in the kitchen, keeping a few quick recipes up our sleeves. I look for recipes that offer the best reward for minimal effort. This poached pear is exactly…

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What We Love: Homemade Jam

Posted August 28, 2015

If you’ve ever tasted homemade raspberry jam on a freezing-cold day in January, as a blizzard turns your New England home into a real-life snow globe, then you understand the incredible joy found in a jar of jam. Suddenly, it was summer in my home…

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What We’re Loving: Blueberries

Posted July 26, 2013

I spent my childhood in a large blueberry field (about fifty acres, there was a lot of open space and many deer, think Blueberries For Sal). In this giant blueberry field, I grew to appreciate the blueberry as the best…

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Blackberry Peach Pie

Posted September 2, 2012

I promised fruity crisp-like concoctions and Jill does not disappoint. Before the chills begins to stick and sweaters feel far more familiar than flip flops, gather up some peaches and blackberries and make this beautiful Blackberry Peach pastry – it’s…

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Summer Fruit Sauces

Posted August 30, 2012

I don’t think we can think up enough ways to use up all those gorgeous summer fruits. Judi and Nicole share a technique that just makes so much sense, combining fruit, sugar and a little lemon juice into a sweet…

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