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Strawberry-Blueberry-Rhubarb (or Raspberry) Double Crisp

On a hot summer day few things are as satisfying as a berry crisp topped with vanilla ice cream. Add a cup of fresh coffee and you've got yourself the makings of an excellent afternoon on the back deck, just eating dessert and enjoying life.
Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins
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Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins

Posted On 16 Jun 2014
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I do not come from a family of rhubarb eaters, but I've come to love the slight tartness it lends to sweet dishes. I like to make it into pies and crisps, or simply roast it with a bit of sugar and spoon it over vanilla ice cream. But my favorite way to use rhubarb is in...

Fluffy & Sweet Snacking Bread

This fluffy and sweet snacking bread was inspired by a traditional recipe for Portuguese Sweet Bread, as well as my reading of Brandon Sanderson's 'The Way of Kings.'
Homemade Blueberry Sauce
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The Many Uses of a Simple Homemade Blueberry Sauce

Posted On 21 Mar 2014
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I love recipes that can turn even the simplest meal into something special. Take this no-fuss homemade blueberry sauce. It requires only a few minutes to put together and a mere handful of ingredients. When it's done cooking, you can store it in the fridge for up to two weeks and...

Quintuple Chocolate Cookies

Yesterday the munchkin asked if we could make chocolate cookies, and while we didn't have as much semisweet chocolate as our recipe called for, we did have various amounts of all sorts of chocolates. So, after a brief pause, the munchkin asked: 'Why don't we make cookies with all...

Vibrant Winter Kale Salad

A few weeks ago my friend Kathy made an amazing winter salad for an event she was catering. Filled with good-for-you foods like kale, brussels sprouts, carrots and cabbage, after the munchkin and I finished our second plate of it I was like, Kathy, you have to share this recipe...
Vetekrans (Swedish Tea Ring)
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Vetekrans (Swedish Tea Ring)

Posted On 09 Feb 2014
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We all have a 'go to' recipe that we pull out of our recipe books when someone asks us to bring a dessert for dinner - and the decadent homemade pastry you see here is mine. It's good. Really good. In fact, I only make it when I have a bunch of people to share it with because...

Easy Carrot Cake Lucy Bars (Homemade Lärabars)

Packed with good-for-you ingredients like carrots, walnuts and dates, these easy homemade bars are the busy parent jackpot when it comes to snacks.

Overnight Cinnamon Buns

Cinnamon buns are one of my favorite morning treats - especially when they're fresh from the oven and the sugary filling is all warm and gooey. But here's my problem: I am nowhere near coordinated (or patient) enough to bake cinnamon buns from scratch in the morning. That's where...

Gingerbread Men & Animal Cookies

To say we've been having fun with cookies lately is something of an understatement. First, the munchkin and I made our first ever batch of gingerbread men together on Saturday - and I discovered just how stealthy he can be when it comes to sneaking a bite (or two) of cookie.