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What We Made to Eat & Drink in 2013

Well, we sure did a lot of eating and drinking in 2013!  I thought it would be fun to make a list of all the food and beverage posts from the year.  Clearly, I need to write more about solid food to balance all of the home brews in 2014! Beverages Glühwein Simple Apple Peel […]

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Chocolate Espresso Cake (Grain-Free)

In these darker months of the year, Chocolate Espresso Cake is exactly what I need. In the afternoon, as the sun sets, I need a little hit of something— caffeine, pleasure, comfort…  Happily, my husband likes to make me chocolate cakes, and he’s not afraid to adapt a recipe to suit our family’s needs.  One […]

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Autumn Comfort: Carrot & Parsnip Cake (Grain-Free!)

Confession: I am not really one to get super-excited about cake. Cakes are very pretty, but I tend to crave more savory morsels, and dense, chocolatey desserts.  So, I was surprised to find that I’ve been suddenly thinking  a lot about cake.  I keep recalling in my mind all of the signs in restaurant windows in […]

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Simple Black Cherry Crème Fraîche Ice Cream

On the way home from the beach yesterday, we stopped to take a walk along a country foot path.  The trip to Southwold had been a big disappointment– totally cold and windy despite a cheerful forecast– and we wanted to redeem the outing with a peaceful and interesting walk someplace new.  I had it in […]

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Saffron & Rose Persian Love Ice Cream

In honor of Valentine’s Day, I thought I’d share an extra-special ice cream recipe with you.  This is an ode to my favorite cake, called Persian Love Cake— it is incredibly light and perfume-y.  I have made this cake for extra-special occasions, including baby showers, bridal showers, and even my cousin’s wedding.  One of the […]

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