Category Archives: dessert

A Super Easy Summer Tart

Spring and summer is the perfect time for spur of the moment dinner parties and this weekend was a great start to the season.  I was visiting my parents and we pulled a quick Spring dinner together – lamb chops, roasted … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day: Cinnamon Bread Pudding

Dessert always seems to be a forgotten item on most St. Patrick’s Day menus.  I thought about what I should make and considered the country … March in Ireland can be cool and damp.  We also tend to be practical … Continue reading

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Baking with Almond Meal

Recently,  I’ve been interested in cooking with almond meal.  I have several friends who are on gluten free diets and I love almonds, plus it has more protein than flour so a nice added benefit.  A few weeks ago, I … Continue reading

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Using a Bounty of Produce: Pickles, Salads, and Bread

Remember that Summer Challenge with the neighborhood coop?  Well, I have not posted about it much, but have been ordering on a regular basis. I thought I would recap what came in this week’s basket and how I used it. … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Spice Cake

I’m one of those people who rarely wins things, but earlier this year I won some great samples from Bite of the Best ( – apologies, but the linking function does not seem to be functioning).  I won two packages of … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Market and Summer Dessert

I’m very fortunate to live less than a mile from Soulard Farmer’s Market ( – still trying to learn how to make links actually work) and was up early and at the market.  Soulard has been in operation in one shape or … Continue reading

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