Archive | June, 2009

The Daring Bakers’ Challenge: Bakewell Cluster …er Tart…er…pudding

The June Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Jasmine of Confessions of a Cardamom Addict and Annemarie of Ambrosia and Nectar. They chose a Traditional (UK) Bakewell Tart… er… pudding that was inspired by a rich baking history dating back to the 1800’s in England. A Bakewell Tart consists of three parts: a shortbread-crust, a […]

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Blueberry Cornmeal Pancakes with Orange Maple Butter

Sometimes when flipping through a magazine, I’ll see a recipe and think, “I have to make that.” And sometimes, it actually happens. I spotted this recipe for Blueberry Cornmeal Pancakes in last month’s Martha Stewart Living and the next morning — a Sunday (is there a more perfect day for pancakes?) — I was up, […]

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Strawberry, Pistachio, and Goat Cheese Pizza

Strawberries are in season, and in abundance! They’re tempting in pies, jams, shortcakes, cookies, muffins and scores of other sweets. But perhaps this season, you’ll try them as part of a savory dish. Paired with soft cheese and fresh greens top a hot, crispy pizza crust, strawberries find a new home as dinner, not dessert. […]

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Guest Post: Marcia Rice

From friend-of-the-blog, Mark Pescatore: Marcia Rice: pronounced MAH-SEE-AH, not like the older sister on the “Brady Bunch.” My brother was singing the praises of his rice cooker a couple of years ago and eventually bought one for me as a Christmas present. And yes, when it comes to cook and reheating rice, it’s swell. But […]

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