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Mint Tea Granita

August 29, 2012
Mint Tea Granita

I was a late-adopter of granita, aka Italian ice. I am not of Italian heritage. I grew up in a cold part of the country. Granita always looked to me liked a snow cone with hype. I thought it would either taste syrupy sweet like a snow cone, or like the homemade “ice cream” I […]

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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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