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Strawberries Romanoff

August 25, 2012
Strawberries Romanoff

Sometimes a recipe is just a recipe. It’s a means to an end. And that end, although satisfying, is nothing more.┬áBut then there are things in life that bring back a flood of memories. When a recipe does this, or a particular ingredient in a recipe does this, it enhances the entire experience. For me, […]

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Chocolate Pecan Meringues with Blackberries

July 6, 2012
Chocolate Pecan Meringues with Blackberries

This a perfect dessert. You could serve it at an informal barbecue, or an important dinner party. You can make the meringues up to a couple of months ahead and keep them in an air-tight container. And because the meringues are made ahead of time, assembling the final dessert with some whipped cream and berries […]

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Raspberry Galette

June 26, 2012
Raspberry Galette

When I was a kid, my grandmother had a few rows of raspberries in her garden. And because I was allergic to grandma’s cats and spent the majority of my time outside when I was visiting her, I got to know her garden pretty well. The raspberries were the prize. The ultimate catch. Nothing ever […]

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Summer Berry Pudding

June 3, 2012
Berry Pudding

Although we’re still waiting just a few more weeks for tomato season — see my previous post, we’re full on in the middle of berry season. It’s very tempting to pass up the baskets of inexpensive colorful berries at the market. Even if you have no idea what you’re going to do with them, and […]

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