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Post-Holiday Browns

We’re not blue after the holiday we’re brown. As in brown butter! That nutty, toasted aroma imparts a fabulous twist on the already classic shortbread. I was a little hesitant to try this recipe from Smitten Kitchen but they just … Continue reading

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A Classic Cookie

The chocolate chip cookie is a go-to classic. It’s quick. It’s easy. And it satisfies that sweet tooth like nothing else. Chocolate chip cookies are timeless. You can eat them any time, any day, any where, hot or cold. Chocolate … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat Cake!

There is some doubt that Marie Antoinette actually said these words but in this instance, we should all definitely eat cake. Especially if it’s this one. All Stacked Up and Ready! It’s a Beauty! A Slice of Heaven! And there … Continue reading

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Shortbread’s in the air!

Nothing says spring to me quite like a good shortbread cookie. When I was little my grandfather used to bring over what we called “butter cookies” in the blue tin. All basically the same cookie but in different shapes. I … Continue reading

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Chocolate Sables and Sylk

We need to entertain more. It’s so much fun to get together with friends and such a great excuse to dress up, cook, and share some of the great wine we’ve accumulated. Our dear friends Carl and Lynn have decided … Continue reading

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Homage to Michael Chiarello

Needless to say, the meal was excellent and the restaurant just beautiful. They have some wonderful terrace lounge seating which would be a great way to spend an afternoon! By far our favorite dish was the Crispy Potato Gnocchi, English Pea & … Continue reading

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All’s Good in the Casbah

So we’re in week three of good eating and good cooking. Good being healthy, healthful, and delicious. I continue to love Tal Ronnen’s book, The Conscious Cook. I think I am going to have to purchase my own copy and give … Continue reading

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