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Strawberry Cake with Rhubarb Cream

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Another tiny little rosebud of a cake.  I am loving my new 6 inch cake pans!  The cakes are so sweet and unassuming.  The whole cake is easily shared among 6-8 people without gigantic slices or…

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Mini Rhubarb Cheesecakes

Originally posted on swellkid:
If you’ve been reading my blog for a while you know I love to make mini versions of things, especially desserts.  It’s my way of pretending that desserts aren’t that bad for me.  If they’re mini…

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Make-Ahead Veggie Strata

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I love to have people over for brunch. I am in favor of any event that gives me an excuse to drink champagne during daylight hours.  What I don’t love is getting up early to cook,…

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Almost Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

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These happened by accident.  Some accidents are happy.  I wanted to make homemade cinnamon rolls for brunch the next morning.  I started to proof the yeast in warm water….no foam.  When you add yeast to warm…

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Spiced Cabbage Soup

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On our honeymoon in 2002, my husband and I visited Darina Allen’s farm and cooking school called Ballymaloe in Ireland.  We had a memorable lunch that included this soup.  It’s a soup I make regularly and…

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Steamed Artichokes with Blender Hollandaise

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This is a foolproof Hollandaise sauce recipe.  No need to fuss over a saucepan tempering egg yolks.  It’s so easy and so delicious you’ll want to serve it on everything from steamed artichokes and poached eggs,…

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Nolan’s Asparagus Fettuccine

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I’m told this dish got my young friend Nolan to eat asparagus…and like it!  The asparagus curls are thin and flexible like a noodle and can be slurped up right along with the pasta. 1/2 lb.…

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