Category Archives: Baking

Ginger Cookies

I am constantly tinkering with all sorts of ginger-y baked goods.  I love them all  - gingerbread, ginger biscotti, ginger scones and, of course, ginger cookies.  Here is my latest effort, and it incorporates a few of my favorite spins … Continue reading

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Butternut & Chile Pizza

                    Pizza?  Flatabread?  Flizza?  I don’t really know what the difference is between the two anymore.  I see plain “pizzas” topped with just rosemary, oil and salt and flatbreads piled high … Continue reading

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Herb Pastes and Sugars – Preserving The Summer

      I realized that around this time of year, I pay a lot of attention to the weather reports.  Not because I want to make sure the kids dress appropriately for the weather, but because I want to … Continue reading

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Ginger “+” Biscotti

Ideas for things to bake (or cook) are born from different sparks.  Sometimes it’s figuring out how to combine some great farmer’s market finds into a cohesive meal.  Sometimes it’s trying to recreate a dish, or a specific flavor, that … Continue reading

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Artichoke Stuffed Bread

We’re used to having artichokes stuffed with breadcrumbs, but this week I turned it around and stuffed the bread with artichokes instead.  The result was a family hit, and will be sitting on our Thanksgiving table this Thursday.  Besides tasting … Continue reading

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Savory Tomato Galette

So … how was your summer?  Mine was great, but, as always, it went by too quickly.  We traveled to Michigan for the first time and enjoyed the beautiful scenery, Sleeping Bear dunes and an absolutely fantastic meal at Boathouse restaurant … Continue reading

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Bread Baking on the Grill

I know I’ve mentioned both how much I love baking bread and how much I hate heating up the kitchen during the summer.  These two sentiments pretty much put me between a rock and a hard place. After all, baking … Continue reading

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Toasted Almond-Sauteed Apple-Greek Yogurt Cake

    I’m thinking that I have to come up with a name for this cake, because Toasted Almond- Sauteed Apple-Greek Yogurt Cake is:  a. a mouthful, and b. somehow too complicated to be appetizing.  Which isn’t accurate, because this … Continue reading

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Sauteed Apples

  This is really more of a recipe-lette.  I found myself looking for a substitute for raisins for a noodle pudding recipe and, after rummaging around in the fridge and pantry, my eye fell on a few Granny Smith apples. … Continue reading

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Sourdough Bread On My Schedule

I love sourdough bread, and sourdough bread-baking.  I’m the proud owner of a starter that I began 4 years ago using a bunch of organic grapes, some bread flour and water.  I use it often.  The problem?  Well, none really, … Continue reading

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